Rachel McGovern

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MA, BSc (Hons), MBACP (Accred), UKRCP, STR-C, STR
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Darlington, Co Durham, DL3
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Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

I hold a Certificate in Supervision (NCFE) and am happy to offer supervision to those in training or those who are already qualified. As with clients, I work in a predominantly Person Centred way, whilst integrating the additional training that enriches and informs my practice.My sandtray can be used in supervision as well as counselling--often giving a clearer view of what is happening in the client's situation.My charges are £50 per hour, or £75 for 1 1/2 hours. Students pay slightly less.

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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Darlington, Co Durham, DL3

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My room is up two flights of stairs so I regret my Sandplay is not available to all. If you are unable to manage stairs I can make provision to meet on the ground floor, but could not manage the Sandplay in those circumstances.

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Type of session

In person

I offer clinical supervison to experienced and trainee therapists, as well as Consultation to Sandplay Therapists .


Rachel McGovern
Rachel McGovern