I am a fully qualified counsellor, having qualified at Warwick University in 2005; I hold a Diploma in Person-Centred (Rogerian) Counselling & Psychotherapy.
I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy which is the professional organisation for counsellors and therapists. You can find out more about them at www.bacp.co.uk
With over 5,500 hours of client work experience my professional counselling career includes working with NHS referrals, EAP work (workplace counselling), working with young people (16 upwards) and a thriving private practice." I have an NHS-approved specialist qualification in working with depression.
"Martin is warmly accepting and empathic. He shows sensitivity in his responses and offers a depth of care which facilitates a growing bond of trust between counsellor and client." (Fellow professional)
I have a qualification in training delivery and have delivered various courses and workshops, including Counselling Skills.
My full list of professional qualifications and training is :-
2005 Diploma in Person-Centred (Rogerian) Counselling and Psychotherapy, University of Warwick
2009 BACP Accreditation
2011 NICE Recommended Counselling for Depression Training Programme (IAPT), sponsored by BACP/NHS
2009 Trauma Incident Risk Management
2008 Solution Focused Brief Therapy
2006 Group Skills (Theory & Practice) for Trainers
2006 Domestic Violence – Abuse Awareness & Safety
2006 Practical Advice on Providing Post-Trauma Counselling
2004 Introduction to Post-Trauma Counselling
2002 Stress Counselling in the Workplace Diploma
I work within the ethical guidelines set out by the BACP and have Professional Indemnity Insurance. I am registered under the Data Protection Act.
Tel: 07902 988338