MBACP (Accred) Integrative Therapist (BSc Psych/PgDip Couns)
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I have worked and trained within the field of mental health services for more than 10 years now and I have practiced as a therapist for 4 years. As an integrative therapist I incorporate different approaches into my practice and tailor my approach around clients’ needs. I put a lot of emphasis on the importance of the therapeutic relationship as I recognize how important it is for clients to feel safe.
If you are feeling that there are things in your life that are causing you to feel unhappy or worried, I am here to help. Through counselling, I can help you to explore what you're going through so that you can make better sense of your feelings. Together we can focus on whatever you feel the need to work on in your life, which can enable you to gain better insight and understanding of your experiences.
As a member of the BACP I abide by their Code of Practice and work within their Ethical Framework, which means that any information you disclose will be treated confidentially.
When you contact me, I will return your call/email within 24 hours. I offer online/telephone therapy as well as limited spaces for face to face Counselling.
*** I am currently undertaking a Clinical Supervision Course and offering reduced rate Supervision to counsellors at £30 per 1.5 hours for the duration of my training.
My therapy practice is called Lemon Tree Therapy and you can find out more about me here: ww.lemontreetherapy.co.uk
Training, qualifications & experience
My training and qualifications include:
BSc (Hons) Psychology (Level 6) – Coventry University, 2013
Introduction to Play Therapy Certificate – Place2Be, 2016
Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Level 7) – Keele University, 2017
Certificate in Solution Focussed Brief Therapy – The Association for Psychological Therapies, 2018
Certificate in Couple and Family Counselling (Level 9) – IC, Glasgow Caledonian University, 2020
Diploma in Animal Assisted Therapy – Centre of Excellence, 2020
Further CPD training and professional development include: Tree of Life Therapy Tool, Domestic Violence Awareness, Sexual Violence Awareness, Working with Trauma, Working with Diversity, LGBTQ+ Awareness, Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults etc.
My wide range of experience includes working for:
- Counselling services in the voluntary sector, specifically working with women survivors of domestic and sexual abuse.
- Working in the private sector with survivors of traumatic events including childhood trauma, road traffic accidents, medical negligence etc.
- Counselling Services in the public sector (NHS), working in a Sexual Health Clinic with LGBTQ clients and people with sexual health problems.
- Working on a helpline for children and young people up to the age of 19, including providing animal-assisted therapy.
- Counselling for children and young people in schools and for non-profit organisations.
My recent experience also includes working with a non-profit organization developing Animal Assisted therapy intervention programmes for children and young people in both primary and secondary schools. A proud moment for me was when I recently had an opportunity to deliver one of these session in the presence of the Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge.
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
From £60.00 to £70.00
Concessions offered for
I can offer flexible hours and concessionary rates.