Wendy Howes

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MBACP Dip. Integrative Therapy
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Frinton-on-Sea CO13 & Ipswich IP4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, my name is Wendy and I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor and registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

If you are reading my profile, the chances are that you or someone dear to you is experiencing difficulties in their life where they feel talking to someone impartial, in a safe and confidential space, could be just the support they need.  Perhaps you are experiencing relationship problems, struggling with bereavement, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem or a previous trauma that has left you feeling helpless and stuck.  

I follow a humanistic approach to my integrative therapy; creating a therapeutic space where you and your issues are accepted in a warm, accepting, non-judgemental and empathic way.  It is through this that a trusting relationship can be built, allowing you to open up and explore your issues and emotions in a safe and confidential environment.  Humanistic therapeutic models used within my work include into psychotherapy, CBT, mindfulness and Gestalt.   At the client’s request, I will also facilitate gentle challenge, in order for you to acknowledge and reframe ongoing behavioural patterns which may be hindering you on either an individual or relational level.

Finding the right therapist is essential to your progress, so please contact me to arrange an initial fee-free 20-minute chat, during which we can discuss your needs and hopes.  Should we feel we have the basis for a good working relationship, we can then arrange a full session, either face-to-face, telephone, online or ecotherapy (walk and talk therapy), depending on your own personal needs and circumstances.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BACP Accredited Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • BACP Accredited Online and Telephone Counsellor
  • Experience of Group Facilitation
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Volunteer Domestic Abuse Practitioner
  • Diploma in Mindfulness
  • First Aid Qualified
  • CRB Checked

Member organisations

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Weekly and fortnightly sessions available.

When I work

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Frinton-on-Sea, CO13

The Stephenson Centre, 81 Grimwade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1LN

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

DBS check

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The therapy room is situated in a quiet and secluded side road within Frinton-on-Sea. Access is via a private entrance with plenty of free parking outside the property.

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom
Google Meet