Keith Oulton

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BA (Hons) Applied Psychology. MA (psych) UKCP & BACP Accred
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Brampton, Cumbria, CA8
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This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

If you become my supervisee, you will have the experience of working with an experienced therapist who can work across a lot of different modalities. 

  • I am a trained Systemic Family and an individual therapist. 
  • I am qualified to work with both adults and children.
  • I have completed training in Person Centred Counselling for Depression.
  • I am a qualified Narrative Therapist. (Dulwich Centre, Australia)
  • I am fully registered and accredited with BACP & UKCP.
  • I hold Chartered Psychologist status in Ireland. 
  • I  hold the European Certificate in Psychotherapy (ECP)
  • Experienced in short term work including IAPT.

My overriding theoretical model is one of curiosity and client empowerment. Ethics is an area of acute interest. I trained in systemic family therapy, an approach that helps me focus not only on the individual but their wider context. I also went to Australia to train in Narrative Therapy with Michael White. An experience that influenced my practice more than any other training. Currently, I am interested solution focused work and Pluralistic practice.

I trained in the seven eyed model of supervision with CSTD as I really liked the cross discipline approach.  holding curiosity at the centre of the work is something really important to me. 

Currently a lot of my work is with trauma and I  recently (2023) Published articles about working with Trauma  in Context (family Therapy members publication) and Therapy today. (BACP members publication)

Oulton. K., & Saunders A.(2023) Conversations about cat Superpowers:  Inviting clients with trauma histories into a reflective therapeutic space. How sharing clinical notes allows clients to increase their wellbeing. A tale of 24 sessions. Context. 188. 38-39

Oulton. K & Saunders A. (2023) Helping Ariel Notice other stories. Therapy Today. Sept. Issue 7. vol 32. 32-35.

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

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All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

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Brampton, Cumbria, CA8

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I do not have a bathroom available to clients. The therapy room is physically accessible though there is an incline at the entrance and the there is a slight lip on the door.

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Type of session

In person

I am a Supervisor who encourages and supports supervisees in their practice and facilitates reflection. I work with experienced and novice therapists.