Verna Bourke

Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12
07933743226 07933743226 07933743226. 07933743226. Registered / Accredited

About me

I have a Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and Certified as a Hypnotherapist. My background is in Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting.

My belief is that although we all encounter life difficulties which we generally manage well, at times we may need a little extra help. Counselling is an opportunity to talk and be listened to in a safe confidential environment, allowing you to share your thoughts and feelings at a comfortable pace without being judged.

I use a variety of approaches starting with an initial assessment to understand your difficulties and expectations. An agreed shared contract is then signed stating times, cancellations, fees, boundaries and confidentiality. Starting with the present difficulty, once comfortable we can explore and reflect on past life and relationships, followed by working towards the changes you feel are important.

For the past 3 years I have volunteered at the Trust House Reading who support adults and children who have been affected by rape and sexual abuse, historic or recent. I am trained in the Phased-Orientated Trauma Model and continue to receive regular training.

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.

Certified Hypnotherapist.

Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery.

BA Hon's Degree in Community Studies and Health Visiting.

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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.

Therapies offered

  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

£30 00 per session

Further information

I can be flexible with days and times.

Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Flexible to meet clients needs.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Verna Bourke

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07933743226 07933743226

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