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MBACP(accred), Dip.Counselling,Dip.Supervision
Chipping Campden, Glos, GL55

About me

As a therapist of over 20 years experience, I am able to offer a comprehensive service, on a one-to-one basis or, if preferred online. In addition, A supervisory service to trainee counsellors and/or therapists.
A free 15 minute phone consultation is offered in order to ascertain details & suitability for both parties

Upon mutual agreement to commence sessions, a private, comfortable, fully confidential atmosphere is offered,   wherein personal issues can be addressed & discussed.

In my career have worked with couples, (Relate marriage guidance): young people, issues around bereavement (hospice), anxiety, abuse,(sexual & physical) relationships, low self-esteem, phobias, self-harm, drug & alcohol abuse, stress etc.

Trained with Relate - marriage guidance 2000/1
St. Clares Hospice, Harlow Essex 1999-2000
Rainer, Harlow Essex (young people 13/18) 2007

Alongside British Liver Trust setup Advisory meetings/sessions dealing with all aspects of liver
disease to general public

2 years in doctors surgery

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Dip. Psychodynamic Counselling, Middlesex University
  • Dip. Group Supervision, Havering College
  • RSA Certificate in Development of Learning
  • MBACP(accred)

12 years with Victims Support/CAB prosecution witnesses/young people, in Magistrates & Crown Courts in several counties. Associated ongoing training was mandatory, i.e.. safeguarding, laws applicable to violent crime, physical abuse, etc etc

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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).

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Available to offer Supervision for trainee and qualified Counsellors/Therapists

Times & fees negotiable

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Negotiable - range from £30-45
Supervision £30

When I work

Weekdays & evenings

Further information

Availability - daytime and evening sessions available

Chipping Campden, Glos, GL55

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

In person
Online

Available to offer Supervision to trainee counselors.

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Val Parsons

Val Parsons