A highly motivated counselling professional in supporting adult clients with a wide range of issues via agreed flexible contract arrangements. Adaptable to and resourceful with changing client circumstances.
KEY SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- 9 years and over 1000 clinical hours in providing counselling support to adult clients in 5 agencies, using skills from 4 major counselling models
- Good understanding of professional counselling boundaries, ethical principles and regulations
- Approachable, enthusiastic, committed and supportive
- Reliable and punctual
- Willing to persevere when progress seems difficult or slow
- Considering the clients’ needs as the highest priority
- Ability to signpost if appropriate
Volunteer counsellor, supporting adult clients with issues such as anxiety, bereavement, depression, relationship problems and health issues, self-esteem/confidence and working with an integrative approach using CBT skills, psychodynamic, Transactional Analysis and Person-Centred approaches
Training, qualifications & experience
COUNSELLING TRAINING AND DATES
Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Examining Body courses:
- Ø Level 2 Certificate in Introduction to Counselling Skills 2006
- Ø Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills 2007
- Ø Level 3 Certificate in Advanced Counselling Skills 2008
University of Greenwich courses:
- Ø Foundation degree in Integrative Counselling 2011
- Ø BA (Hons) degree in Counselling 2013
Stonebridge Associated Colleges courses:
- Ø Grief & Bereavement Counselling Level 3 2014
- Ø Stress Counselling in the Workplace diploma course 2016
Link Centre, Plumpton College Sussex Rural Business Centre:
- Ø Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis Theory 2019
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Negotiable, from £30 per session.
Home visits possible.