Frances B Lloyd

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About me

Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Qualifications & experience

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B.A Hons Psychology. Dip C.G. Adv. Dip. Couns. MBACP (Snr Accred) UKRC Reg. Ind. Counsellor


The following is a list of my main qualifications and training but I have attended & continue to attend many short courses and workshops too numerous to mention here.

· BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist

· BA (Hons) Psychology First Class

· Diploma in Careers Guidance

· Certificate in Advanced Counselling & Pastoral Care

· Advanced Certificate in Counselling Practice & Personal Development

· Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling

· CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) Intermediate Level

· Psychodynamics in Practice.

· Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

· EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) Parts 1, 2 and 3

· Substantial training in: Transactional Analysis, Brief Solution Focussed Therapy, Couple Counselling, Use of Imagery in Psychotherapy & Supervision

Over the last 25 years or so I have worked in a number of settings including:

· Private practice – individuals or couples fund their own therapy

· NHS / GP Practices – referrals from doctors and other health professionals

· NHS & Local Government staff counselling

· Employees from local companies – referred to me directly or through Employee Support Programmes.

· Higher Education – counselling & teaching students at two local universities (teaching subjects include ‘Person Centred Approaches to Guidance &* Counselling’, Psychodynamic Approaches to Guidance & Counselling’, Helping Clients Work Through Internal Conflict’, ‘Helping Adults Work Through Childhood Difficulties’)

· Addictions Agency – working with clients with alcohol and other substance dependencies.

· Cruse Bereavement Care – voluntary work.

· Supervision of other Therapists, Occupational Psychologist, Prison Officers and groups of Cancer Care Workers