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My Qualifications and Experience

Andrew Brown PG DIP, MBACP (Accred)

My core training was with the Northern Guild of Psychotherapy which has an excellent reputation in the profession delivering courses accredited with UKCP and BACP.
My primary training style is Transactional Analysis whilst my broader training and approach is working in a relational and integrative manner in the humanistic field of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy (Level 7)

Newman University, 2015

Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling  (Level 6)

Northern Guild of Psychotherapy, 2015

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling  (Level 6)

Northern Guild of Psychotherapy, 2014

Foundation Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling

Northern Guild of Psychotherapy, 2013

Other Training and Interests:

EMDR Therapy (Level 3 Accredited training), 

Mindfulness training and ongoing practice,

Transactional Analysis (TA-101 cert),

Imagery & Metaphor in Psychotherapy,  

Pain Management,  

Couples Counselling certificate

Professional Accreditation:

BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).  Accredited Registration #160835

(Also accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA), via BACP)

UCKP (UK Council for Psychotherapy).   Registered Full Clinical Member (to Sept 2020)

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Before starting my private practice in 2018, I gained over seven years of clinical experience working therapeutically with clients for the NHS.  Here I provided solution-focused brief therapy, short-term counselling and longer-term depth psychotherapy, according to the needs and wishes of the client.  I have also provided contract counselling services to a leading national mental health charity and have worked as an associate of a Clinical Psychology organisation.

Qualifications & Experience: Credentials
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