You may be struggling with feelings of low self-esteem, stress, anxiety or depression; or perhaps you are experiencing personal and relationship difficulties; or be struggling to come to terms with particular life events. It could be that you have suffered from loss or bereavement.
I provide a safe, confidential space in which to help you to talk about and to explore personal issues. I am non-directive in my approach which means that you are able to explore your feelings in your own way and at your own pace.
I will listen to you very carefully with empathy, warmth and understanding. I will help you to express your feelings and what is on your mind. In this way, a trusting therapeutic relationship will develop where there is no judgement.
I believe that within that special therapeutic relationship with a skilled and effective counsellor, you can begin to understand your feelings, situations and relationships in a new way. You will begin to find, with that support, that you will be able to understand yourself better. You will then be able to find your own solutions for things that you previously felt were unmanageable and from that can follow healing and change.
It is important to find a counsellor with whom you feel comfortable so please get in contact and have a conversation with me to see whether you would like to work together.
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and work within their Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions. My BACP Register Number is: 389935.
I hold full professional indemnity insurance.
I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and I adhere to their Ethical Framework. Accordingly, I receive regular clinical supervision in order to reflect on my professional practice, to maintain a high standard of work and to meet ethical standards.
I keep electronic records of counselling sessions which are held confidentially and securely.
There are some situations in which there are exceptions to the confidentiality of the counselling session. This happens very rarely and only for safety, ethical or legal reasons. For example:
1. If a client were to discuss any serious intent to harm themselves or someone else.
2. If a child, young person or vulnerable adult was at risk of harm.
3. If a client shares information relating to an act of terrorism.
Please contact me to ask for my Privacy Notice
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