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Yvette Winstone BSc (hons) Psych,PG Dip Counselling (CBT), MBACP

Swansea SA1 & Bridgend CF31
07923974612 07923974612

About me

Life is fast paced and can be stressful, many of us experience difficulties in which we may need help with, and by reading this you have taken that first step.

I like to work with people to overcome their difficulties and to start living life to the full again, focussing on well-being.

I have a range of experience working with children and adults and I have previously worked for five years in supported housing with service-users who have complex mental health problems. I also worked for one year working as a voluntary Counsellor for Mind, and successfully completed a three-year degree in psychology and counselling including researching and writing a dissertation on mental illness and stigma.

Couples therapy CBCT

Often a couple can face struggles and conflict. I can offer Cognitive Behavioural couples therapy, with the main focus being Intervention and prevention. Here I will help the couple to explore what is going on in their relationship and teach them new communication skills and techniques, to hopefully put their relationship back on track. (CBCT) is a highly efficacious approach for assisting couples experiencing relationship distress.

If you feel I can help you please contact me for a chat about your needs.

I work In the Bridgend and Swansea areas.

I am happy to answer any enquiries and questions you may have.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Cognitive Behavioural Couple Therapy Training
  • Adolescent development and substance misuse Training
  • Applied Suicide intervention skills training (ASIST)
  • Self harm awareness
  • Post graduate degree in Counselling (CBT)
  • BSc (hons) Degree in Psychology and counselling

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have currently just completed my training in Consultative supervision at the University of South Wales. I am qualified to work with Therapists who work with both adults and children. I also offer Group supervision.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

My standard fee is £45 per 55-minute session, but I offer a discount for people on limited or no income.

Fees are payable either in advance or at the session.  Payment is accepted by cash or cheque or PayPal (but not by credit or debit card - sorry).

£65 for Couples.

Further information

I offer Supervision for therapist working with adults and Children.
I also offer group supervision.

Please contact me for more details.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

Im flexible so get in touch to discuss what time is best for you

Yvette Winstone BSc (hons) Psych,PG Dip Counselling (CBT), MBACP

Yvette Winstone BSc (hons) Psych,PG Dip Counselling (CBT), MBACP