Brendan Norris

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Supervisor
Individual Counselling & Couples Counselling
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Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB15 4AL
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Supervision details

I am a professional Counsellor and qualified Counselling Supervisor located in Aberdeen, Scotland. I received my Certificate in Creative Supervision from the Jenny Biancardi Consultancy which is accredited by the British Psychodrama Association (a member organisation of the UKCP). I am a registered member of both the BACP and COSCA. I hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling from Aberdeen University. In addition I have an MSc and BA in International Relations. 

As my counselling is primarily rooted in an active form of the Person-Centred modality, so too does my style of supervision tend to lean towards an active but very much Person-Centered ethos. I also regularly attend external supervision for my own practice as it is necessary and ethical to do so, and I am certified by Disclosure Scotland to work with adults. 

COSCA
Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA)

COSCA is the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland, and seeks to advance all forms of counselling and psychotherapy and the use of counselling skills by promoting best practice and through the delivery of a range of sustainable services. COSCA Counsellor Accreditation is a pathway to entry onto the UKRC. It is a requirement of all individual and organisational members of COSCA to abide by its Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice and be accountable to the Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland
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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Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland
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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Norris Consulting Ltd, 23 Rubislaw Den North, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB15 4AL

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

PVG Scheme

In Scotland, criminal records checks are carried out by Disclosure Scotland. Professionals working with children or vulnerable adults must join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. You can learn more at mygov.scot , or contact this professional directly.

Online platforms

Zoom

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

I am a Counselling Supervisor based in Aberdeen. I offer Zoom and Face-to-Face sessions for counsellor supervisees.

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Brendan Norris
Brendan Norris