©RLCounselling 2017

"My role is to be alongside the client. I am like their co-pilot on their journey of self-discovery."

Richard Leigh

Therapeutic Counsellor & Clinical Supervisor

 

COUNSELLING SUPPORT

 

I offer confidential counselling support to adults, young people and teenagers, helping them to deal with any mental health concerns or life challenges, past or present.

Young People     Adults    

Education & Youth Services     Fees

CLINICAL SUPERVISION

 

I also provide clinical supervision for counsellors, psychotherapists and practitioners involved in the social care, mental health, youth work and teaching professions.

Clinical Supervision     Fees

CORE VALUES

Acceptance.

I accept you unconditionally and non-judgmentally.

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Empathy.

I will strive to understand what it’s like to be you.

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Genuineness.

I will be myself, so that you can be real and genuine with me.

 
 

QUALIFICATIONS

2018

PG Cert. in Child and Young People IAPT Therapy

(includes CBT for Anxiety & Person-Centred Counselling for Depression)

IOPPN, Kings College, London 

2011

Diploma in Clinical Supervision

CPPD, London

2005-present

BACP Accredited (includes undertaking 30 hours of continuous professional development per year)

1996-2000

Professional Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling

Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute

             

              1992-1993

Certificate in Counselling Skills

University of Leicester

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

 

 

 

 

DIRECTORIES

North Herts Emotional Health in Schools Service

TRAINING COURSES

2019

  • Positive Behaviour Support

2018

  • Theory and practice of CBT for Anxiety, and Counselling for Depression for children and young people 

2017

  • ETHOS Clinical Trial Supervision Training

  • Child trauma: connectedness, emotional regulation and the polyvagal theory

  • Compassion-Focused Therapy, an introduction

  • Transformational Chair Work, Masterclass

2016

  • Assessment of Developmental Stages

  • Seminar Young Women and Gangs

  • Sleep Health – Advanced Therapeutic Techniques

  • ETHOS Clinical Trial Training

2015

  • Time-limited Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Adolescents and Young Adults (TAPP)

2013

  • Key Developmental Milestones in Adolescence

2012

  • Outcome Measurement in Youth Counselling

  • Attachment Theory

2011

  • Introduction to Play Therapy

  • Teaching Clients Mindfulness

2007

  • Working with Art Therapeutically

  • CBT, 4-day Skills Training

2006

  • CBT

2003

  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"I find Richard very empathetic and able to use a variety of counselling methods to good effect. Each time I talk to him I go away with greater insight into the root cause of what is troubling me."

Counselling for Adults

"He is also able to suggest suitable strategies that I can use to help resolve whatever I am dealing with. I would have no hesitation in recommending him and have done so to family and friends."

Counselling for Adults

"After a period of sessions with Richard my mood is always greatly improved."

Counselling for Young People