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About me

I am a fully qualified counsellor and supervisor with many years experience in a variety of settings including NHS Primary Care, mental health organisations and private practice. I offer a person-centred, integrative approach according to individual needs, including trainee counsellors and long-term or brief therapy.

I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and I have delivered professional counselling training in Higher Education settings for 23 years. I also provide Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses to health care professionals and I am a trained Shared Reading facilitator (The Reader Organisation).

I provide counselling and supervision in a quiet, comfortable setting conveniently situated for Keele campus and on a main bus route from Stoke and Newcastle. There is ample parking.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like further information.

Training, qualifications & experience

PG Certificate in Counselling Supervision (Dist) 2003 Keele University
Graduate Diploma in Counselling 1997 Keele University
Certificate in Counselling 1995 Keele University

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Counselling £40 per 50 minute session

Supervision - £60 per 1.5 hours

Availability

Weekday appointments 9.00 am to 6.00 pm

Newcastle-under-Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am a fully qualified counsellor and supervisor with many years experience in a variety of settings including NHS Primary Care, mental health organisations and private practice.

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Vivien Griffiths

Vivien Griffiths