Qualifications

Laura Thomas M.Ed, MBACP

Fully Qualified

I am a fully qualified, insured counsellor.  

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) as well as the British Psychological Society.

Qualifications, workshops and research

Qualifications

  • M.Ed. Social, Emotional and Mental Health
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Humanistic / Integrative)
  • Counselling Young People
  • Solution Focussed Therapy
  • Protective Behaviours (Adolescents)
  • NVQ 4 Working with Families with Multiple and Complex Needs
  • QCF Working with Children and Young People

Counselling Experience

  • Private Practice
  • National Mental Health Charity (MIND)
  • Domestic Violence charity
  • School Counsellor

Continued Professional Development

  • Working at Relational Depth (CTR)
  • Working with Anxiety Disorders (CTR)
  • Existential Therapy (CTR)
  • Introduction to Couples Counselling (CTR)
  • Working Creatively in Therapeutic Settings (Cathy McGuiness)
  • Lone Working and Conflict Resolution
  • Counselling Young People (BACP)
  • Power of Focussing (Dr Greg Maddison)

Workshops (Schools and Youth Groups)

  • ‘Developing self-esteem’ for ages 13-16  Max. 6 per group
  • ‘Mindfulness and relaxation’ for ages 13-16 Max. 6 per group
  • ‘Managing anxiety’ individual sessions aged 12+
  • ‘Understanding self-harm’ workshops for parents

(Find out more here)

Research