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(Reg MBACP)
Leeds LS1 & Wakefield WF1

About me

Feeling anxious, stressed and overwhelmed, struggling with a loss or just trying to make sense of it all?  Feeling alone, struggling with change and emotionally running on empty can lead to increased stress, anxieties, and depression.  Whatever your reason for seeking therapy let me welcome you to a space where you will supported as we work together to understand how your being affected by your experiences past or present. 

As a qualified person centred therapist my approach will be to listen to your experience and understand what is going on for you. You will be encouraged to explore your feelings without any judgement.  I will be guided by you and together we can navigate the hard stuff. Our working relationship is key, and because everyone is unique we can tailor our work together to encourage positive outcomes by using a blended approach in therapy if necessary. 

I offer face to face counselling in a comfortable and confidential private space within central Leeds that has local parking within easy reach. I also offer online sessions for those who may be isolating or prefer this method of communicating. 

As a registered member of the BACP, I am committed to continued personal development and have completed a number of additional training courses to enhance my practice. This includes Life Coaching inclusive of personal development planning and Specialist Counselling which covers areas such as Abuse, Depression, Anger and Anxiety. I am also currently volunteering for a local organization supporting people in the community with counselling. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 

Diploma in Life Coaching 

Diploma In Specialist Counselling 

Diploma Dialectical Behavioral Therapy 

Completed MHFA (Mental Health First Aid) Training 

Training for Online Counselling Practices including Video Platform sessional work, Telephone Consultation and Text Message sessions (Open University & BACP)

Experience of working within the Volunteer sector as a qualified counsellor offering counselling to a health and wellbeing charity. 

Experience of working within Victim Support 

Monthly supervision attendance with a qualified and accredited Supervisor to ensure safe working and maintenance of high standards 

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have a good knowledge of issues relating to church based abuse and have completed Church Of England training in relation to Safeguarding individuals around this subject.

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer a free 15 min initial phone consultation following any email enquiry. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

My current availability is Saturday for face to face appointments up to 4pm

I can accommodate online only on a Monday 10am - 6pm + Tuesday& Wednesday evenings from 6pm

Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1

Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
Trudy Woods

Trudy Woods