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Self Horizons – meet the team

Sophie Presswell Dip.Couns. MBACP Clinical Lead for Self Horizons

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Qualifications and training

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Registered members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) working in accordance with the requirements of the Ethical Framework http://www.bacp.co.uk/
  • Ten years experience of working within a therapeutic and social care setting, working with clients on a short and long term basis with both adults and children.
  • Experience of counselling primary and secondary school children.
  • NHS IAPT trained, supporting people who have mild to moderate mental health difficulties, working on a short and long term basis.
  • Parent-Child Attachment Play Practitioner – PCAP provider
  • Experience working with eating disorders using the Christopher Fairburn approach.
  • All our Counsellors have Professional Indemnity Insurance

Marty Chandler Dip.Couns. MBACP Clinical Lead for Self Horizons

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Qualifications and training

  • Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, working in accordance with the requirements of the ethical framework http://www.bacp.co.uk/
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Qualified to level 7 in clinical/ non clinical supervision
  • Extensive experience working in a generic counselling setting offering a broad range of skills.
  • Parent-Child Attachment Play Practitioner – PCAP provider
  • Extensive experience in long and short term counselling gained from working in the NHS IAPT team.
  • Trained and experienced working with eating disorders with the Christopher Fairburn approach.
  • All our Counsellors have Professional Indemnity Insurance

Gary Lamb Dip.Couns. MBACP

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Qualifications and training

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Registered members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) working in accordance with the requirements of the Ethical Framework http://www.bacp.co.uk/
  • Experience of working with NHS in Cardiac community counselling.
  • Experience of working in bereavement support for over 8 years in secondary schools.
  • Experience in generic counselling.
  • All our Counsellors have Professional Indemnity Insurance

Loral Haywood

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Qualifications and training

  • In second year of Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Registered members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) working in accordance with the requirements of the Ethical Framework http://www.bacp.co.uk/
  • All our Counsellors have Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Experience of supporting rough sleepers, the homeless, and vulnerably housed adults.
  • Experience as a volunteer mentor to service users on probation, helping to reduce re-offending and support them to make positive changes.
  • Working with an integrated approach to counselling that focuses on genuine, contactful relationships with self and with others.
  • All our Counsellors have Professional Indemnity Insurance

Jo Sainsbury

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Qualifications and training

  • In second year of Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Registered members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) working in accordance with the requirements of the Ethical Framework http://www.bacp.co.uk/
  • Experience of working within a drug and alcohol setting, using psychosocial intervention and psychological therapy.
  • Experience mentoring young people.
  • A integral approach adapted to the individual.
  • All our Counsellors have Professional Indemnity Insurance

Stephanie Johnson

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Qualifications and training

  • I am a humanistic counsellor and member of the BACP. I work with children, young people and adults for different organisations and also in private practice. I have experience in many fields and work in a variety of ways to meet the needs of my clients. I am passionate about facilitating change and supporting people to improve their wellbeing.
  • Registered members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) working in accordance with the requirements of the Ethical Framework http://www.bacp.co.uk/
  • All our Counsellors have Professional Indemnity Insurance

Sharon Kerton

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Qualifications and training

  • In her second year of Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Registered members of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) working in accordance with the requirements of the Ethical Framework http://www.bacp.co.uk/
  • Experience of supporting individuals with a variety of needs, including mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse problems and ex- offenders.
  • Experience as a volunteer in the Specialist Weight Management Team supporting individuals to make positive changes to their lives.
  • Working with an integrated approach to counselling that focuses on genuine, collaborative relationships with self and with others.
  • All our Counsellors have Professional Indemnity Insurance

All of our counselling takes place within a confidential setting. To make sure we are providing the highest standards with our clients and to ensure ethical and safe practice, all our Counsellors and Therapists have regular supervision.