Qualifications and Experience
I believe in a Person Centred approach to mental health and I work with each individual to understand how they view their world. From there we take it step by step toward making the changes to a healthier and more positive outlook on life.
Qualifications and training:
FdA Foundation Degree in Humanistic Counselling with reference to the following areas: Person Centered , Integrative and Gestalt Therapy, Existential Philosophy
Adult & Youth Mental Health First Aid Accredited Instructor (MHFA)
Certificate Solution Focus Brief Therapy
Certificate Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
ACTO certificate in Online Counselling
Motivational Interviewing Skills Certificate
Certificate in Mindfulness
NCFE Level 1 Certificate Counselling Skills
NCFE Level 2 Certificate Counselling Skills
NCFE Level 3 Certificate Counselling Skills & Theory
I have experience of working with the following: anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationship issues, work related issues and redundancy, health related issues, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, bullying and general low mood.
I have attended workshops and training in the following:
Working with obesity
Working with addictions
Working with suicide
I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and I am on their Accredited Register. The Accredited Register, set up by the Department of Health and administered by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care ensures that BACP registered members demonstrate high standards of practice in their work with clients.
I am also a member of ACTO (Association of Counselling and Therapy Online) and abide by their Professional Conduct & Code of Ethics.