I am a qualified and experienced integrative counsellor and have been working part time since 2008 providing counselling in the voluntary and low cost mental health sector. As well as my private practive, I continue to see clients on a weekly basis at a local Community Health Project.
I have a core, four year post-graduate diploma training in Transactional Analysis Counselling and Psychotherapy, MSc in Counselling, certificate level training in both Group Analysis and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, along with significant continuous professional development training.
I also have specialist training in working with developmental and interpersonal trauma (complex PTSD) in adults and recently completed training for the “Becoming Safely Embodied” and “Comprehensive Resource Model” (CRM) approaches for working with trauma.
I am a Practitioner Member with COSCA, am in regular supervision and abide by the COSCA code of ethics.
I maintain an interest in research-informed practice and in the developing field of neurobiology and how it informs counselling and psychotherapy.
Please note that I do not have specific training or experience in addictions or eating disorders but would be happy to refer you to individuals or organisations who do.
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018 and set out a number of obligations on individuals and organisations holding personal information. My obligations to you include clearly describing:
- Who I am
- The nature of the personal information I collect, store and use
- Why I need this personal information and how I use it (the lawful basis)
- Who I might share this information with
- How I store the information and when it is deleted
- Your rights in relation to the information I hold about you
I comply with the COSCA Complaints Procedure and will provide you with a copy at our first session.
Colin is a Practitioner Member of COSCA and on COSCA’s Register which is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority