Rachel Butcher: Integrative Psychotherapist, Leek, ST13
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Rachel Butcher

Integrative psychotherapist
Leek ST13
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About Me

I believe people can be empowered to find their own answers. I value honesty, individal difference, finding your own path, integrity, connection and relationships.

I am a qualified Person-Centred Counsellor and Youth and Community Worker. I have been a counsellor for 18 years where I have supported clients bringing various life experiences they are stuggling with such as childhood abuse, bereavement/loss, other trauma, work-related concerns, mental health issues, family and parenting concerns and relationship issues.

I provide a compassionate space offering counselling at our Studio in  Leek, Staffordshire and I offer Walk and Talk Therapy.  My work outdoors connects the experience of breathing, moving and being in the natural world. Currently, due to the current corona-crisis, I have adapted my working practice to provide counselling online via email and Video-chat and also through telephone counselling. 

I will be providing walk and talk sessions throughout Staffordshire and Stoke-on -Trent from end of June 2020.

I aim to help you move step by step towards the life you want. 

I can help you to become more effective at work, regain connection with people in your life, feeling fabulous to be you, to be able to move past painful experiences.

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Locations

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First Practice
Address
The Foxlowe Arts Centre
Stockwell Street
Staffordshire
Leek
ST13 6AD

Online

I also provide my services online.

Issues often worked with

Addiction
Anger
Anorexia
Childhood difficulties
Couple relationships
Eating disorders
Finding meaning
Physical abuse
Self-esteem
Self-harm
Sexual abuse
Trauma

Therapy offered

In person
By phone
On video
By email

Client groups

Adult
Couples
Families
Adolescents
Children

Fees

£40 for face to face, walk and talk therapy, telephone and online (Video-Chat) 60 minute session

£60 for couples for 90 minute session

Training and qualifications

09/96 
Stoke-on-Trent College 
Introductory Certificate in Counselling Skills 
Foundation Skills 
09/97 
Stoke-on-Trent College 
Introductory Certificate in Counselling 
Developing Counselling Skills 
09/98: Staffordshire County Council: Foundation Training for Youth Work 
11/99: University of London Birkbeck College:Extra Mural Certificate in Counselling 
09/99 
Bereavement Care/The Dove Service 
Training in Bereavement Counselling and working with people with life-limiting illness 
02/00 Staffordshire County Council: Certificate in Youth and Community Work 
09/00: Survive: Training in working with childhood sexual abuse and counselling people who have experienced this. 
10/03-09/05:Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling Training: Person-Centred Counselling Services, Manchester 
03/04: Shamanism and working with crystals: Person-centred Counselling Services, Manchester 
2008: Staffordshire Youth Service: First Aid Training: Detached Youth Work training : Common Assessment Framework training 
2009: Staffordshire Youth Service: Detached youth work training 
2010 Staffordshire Youth Service: NVQ Level 3 in Youth Work 
2011-2012: Savana: Rape Crisis Training Certificate 
Counselling transgender victims of abuse and sexual violence. 
2014-Stand Against Violence Training: Delivering SAV Teacher 
2015- CEOP : CEOP Ambassador Training 
2015- SSCB- Refresher Safeguarding Level 4 
2015-SSCB-Delivering Early Help Assessment in Staffordshire 
2015- SSCB Refresher Child Abuse and Neglect 
2015- SSCB- Multi-Agency Designated Safeguarding Lead Level 4 training 
2016- SSCB: FGM Training 
2016- SSCB- Working with hostile and uncooperative families 
2015: University of Scotland: Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 
2016 The Open University: Certificate of Higher Education in Social Sciences, (Part of BS Honours Open Degree) 
2017: Working with Young men and boys around abuse and exploitation: BLAST Training 
2018: SSCB: Working with hostile families 
2020: Intrafamilial sexual abuse SSCB 
2020: Taking your practice online 
2020: Working online in your counselling practice 
2020: Mental health of young people being exploited

Verified professional membership

Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals