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Prof.Dip.PsyC; MBACP. Counsellor and Psychotherapist

About me

Life can be overwhelming, and the ability to cope with everyday issues can become challenging. I have a Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling, and my integrative approach enables me to work with you using a combination of therapeutic approaches best suited to you as an individual. I work in an empathetic manner, from a person centred base, to support you to work through any issues in your life, and offer either short or long term therapy.

I have experience of working with both adults, and adolescents and young people aged between 11-18, presenting with a wide range of issues, including stress and anxiety, depression, panic attacks, work and school related stress, family and relationship/friendship issues, mental health difficulties, financial difficulties, transition and careers, self-esteem and confidence, sense of self and place in the world.

I also work with clients who have experienced bereavement, who are either living with a serious illness themselves, or are caring for someone who has a serious illness. It can be incredibly difficult to face any form of loss, and the changes that brings to both you and your life. If you are struggling to cope with your feelings of loss or grief, I can support you through the process, helping you to find acceptance and a meaningful way forward.

I work within the BACP ethical frameworks, from a professional therapeutic room in Kings Langley with good parking facilities. I am able to provide socially distanced face to face sessions in line with COVID Government guidelines, and can also offer the opportunity of telephone or online sessions if that is your preference.

Making the decision to speak to another individual about concerns in your life, is a brave and courageous step. Every journey begins with that first step. I work with clients to establish a warm and trusted therapeutic relationship to gently work through your issues to enable you to explore your own story. If you feel that that you would like to make further enquiries after reading my profile please contact me and I will aim to respond within 24 hours.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling skills
Advanced Dipoma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice

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.

NCS

National Counselling Society (NCS)

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.

National Counselling Society
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

Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

I am able to offer both evenings and weekends to suit availability, as well and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday day times

127 Hempstead Road, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, WD4 8AJ

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Microsoft Spaces
Zoom