Telephone - Skype counselling:
Address line 1:
The Old Granary
Address line 2:
Inkberrow, Worcester (for Gloucester, Hereford, Birmingham, Warwick, Coventry)
WORCESTERSHIRE, (for Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, West Midlands)
WR7 (for HR GL CV B DY )
Hello and welcome. I am an experienced BICA Accredited Infertility Counsellor based in Worcestershire. I am also a psychotherapist and qualified supervisor with many years experience of providing therapy in the NHS, General Practice, the Charity Sector and Independent Private Practice.++++++ I offer a safe and confidential space for you to explore the issues that are concerning you in relation to Fertility, Infertility and Assisted Conception. This may include: • Support at all stages of diagnosis and treatment • Exploring the treatment options that your clinic have suggested • Relationship issues arising from diagnosis treatment and outcome of treatment • Exploring the implications of being recipients or donors of gametes or embryos. • The need for assisted reproduction or preservation of gametes due to a variety of factors • Deciding to end treatment • Providing support for others (eg children or extended family )++++++ Please phone me on 01386792148 to briefly discuss the issues that are concerning you and arrange an initial appointment. ++++++++ Location: My practice is based in Inkberrow, Worcester, with easy access and parking. Worcester, Evesham, Pershore, Droitwich, Redditch, Alcester, Studley are within a 10 mile /15 minute radius of my consulting room. ++ Other towns and villages in Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Herefordshire, West Midlands and South Birmingham are also within easy reach. ++ Inkberrow is easily accessible from Gloucester, Hereford, Coventry, Warwick and Birmingham.++++++++ Other Services: I also offer Clinical Supervision and Mentoring for Infertility Counsellors.+++++++ Examples of other issues that people contact me about: Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Anger, Bereavement, Loss and Grief, Redundancy, Retirement, Relationships, Childlessness, Managing change, Abuse, Trauma, Infertility, Assisted Reproduction, Pregnancy, Birth, Loss of pregnancy, Low Self Esteem, Common Mental Health Problems.+++++++++ Initial Telephone Consultation: If you would like find out more about counselling and how it may help please feel free to phone me on 01386 792 148. ++++++++++ Type of Session and Fees. All sessions are Face to Face. Fees are From £50 per 50 minute for individuals; From £75 per 75 minute session for couples. Fees may differ in extraordinary circumstances. Fees for Organisations, Employee Assistance Programmes, Employers and Insurance Companies by arrangement.
Relevant Experience: Having worked in roles in the NHS and charity sector I have many years experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist in various contexts: • a Specialist Infertility Counselling Service in an HFEA Licensed Regional Infertility Clinic • General Practice • Private Practice • an NHS Psychotherapy Service • an NHS Psychology Department • a support service for survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse • NHS background as nurse and midwife.++++++++ Qualifications and Training that inform my Practice: My professionally recognized qualifications and training include: • Infertility Counselling Training (British Infertility Counselling Association) • MA Integrative Psychotherapy (University of Birmingham) • BSc Nursing • Qualifications in nursing and midwifery which are recorded with the Nursing and Midwifery Council • Certificate in Support Skills for Survivors of Rape and Sexual Abuse • Advanced Diploma in Counselling Supervision NCS Accredited (Masters Level ) • Certificate in Counselling Skills (University of Birmingham) • Transactional Analysis TA 101 • CRUSE: Bereavement Counselling • EMDR Level 2.+++++++++ Registration and Accreditation by Professional Organisations: •Accredited by the British Infertility Counselling Association AMBICA •Accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Reg.MBACP (Accred.) •Registered by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy UKCP •Registered by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) via the BACP and UKCP PSA Voluntary Accredited Registers.