Punam Farmah

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Supervisor
Red Maple Counselling
Available for new clients
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Birmingham, West Midlands, B14 7EU
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

In working with counsellors in training, I support trainees to be safe, ethical practitioners who work in the best interests of their clients.

I have an interest in working with both clients and supervisees from under-represented communities, to improve access to Mental Health Support.

My base training is very much Person-Centred and continues to involve to integrate other modalities to ensure a supportive, pragmatic, client-centred focus.

I am a Clinical Supervisor in training.My Supervisory way of working uses this as a foundation to combine the use of the Seven-Eyed Model, Carroll's Seven Tasks of Supervision alongside the CLEAR/IDM Model.

My aim is to facilitate a safe, ethical space in Supervision that ensures you gain support, have the opportunity for reflection and feedback whilst developing into the best practitioner you can be. 

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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The Well Health Centre, 89 Institute Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B14 7EU

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

Please enquire about availability as accessibility is dependent on days of practice. RMC currently uses a basement room accessible by stairs as well as a ground floor room which may suitable for wheelchair access.

Additional languages

Punjabi

Online platforms

Zoom

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

I am a Person-Centred Counsellor and Tutor who works with clients to actualise their potential.

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Punam Farmah
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