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Anna Kennedy BSc.(Hons), PG Cert, Dip.Couns. MBACP(Accred) Counsellor Supervisor

About me

Hello! I am a home-based counsellor and clinical supervisor working in Uppingham, Rutland. I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and carry comprehensive insurance. Although predominantly person-centred, I have a degree in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and work integratively to my clients needs.

I firmly believe that our feelings inform our thoughts and that negative feelings can disrupt our lives and of those around us. By using integrative counselling techniques, I help my clients to enhance and maintain their self by growing and learning to accept difficult aspects of their lives. I offer a non-judgmental and empathic environment, where the caring and confidential* relationship between client and counsellor is key to enhancing the client’s autonomy and self-worth.

​I am qualified to work with young people and adults experiencing difficulties such as depression, suicidal thoughts, problems in the work place, eating disorders, substance misuse, family and relationship difficulties, divorce and bereavement. All of my clients** are asked to sign a contract setting out our working agreement and clarifying my boundaries and ethical obligations.

I am also qualified and happy to work with organisations to provide time limited counselling or longer term periods to deal with trauma in the work place. Please contact me to discuss assessment.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a level seven PG Cert in Clinical Supervision,  BSc. (hons) in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Approaches, a level four diploma in Therapeutic Person Centred Counselling, a level four Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents (encompassing co-dependency and dysfunction), a level four Diploma in Stress Counselling in the Workplace and a level four certificate in Relationship and Family Counselling.

I have a background in the Criminal Justice System and until recently was the Head of Counselling at a category C male prison.

I work with addiction, childhood abuse, bereavement, depression, alcohol and substance addiction and many other issues that affect day to day lives.

I take GP and CAMHS referrals and often work with children that have been involved with CAFCASS and the court system. I offer family support where a breakdown in parental relationships may be adversely affecting a child/children.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have worked with and continue to help many clients who suffer with Trichotillomania.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy

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Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Counselling fees are currently* charged at:

Counselling assessments - £25

Counselling per one to one fifty minute session - £50

Supervision (per 1.5 hours) - £50*

Family Support - £60 per hour or part thereof

Restorative Justice - £60 per hour or part thereof

Report production - £25 per child

Payments can be made by cash, card or bank transfer.

*student rates apply

Availability

By arrangement

Daytime and evening appointments available

26 Elizabeth Way
Uppingham
Oakham
Rutland
LE15 9PQ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am a qualified Clinical Supervisor, holding a level seven Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision.

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Anna Kennedy BSc.(Hons), PG Cert, Dip.Couns. MBACP(Accred) Counsellor Supervisor

Anna Kennedy BSc.(Hons), PG Cert, Dip.Couns. MBACP(Accred) Counsellor Supervisor