My Approach, Experience & Qualifications

I see personal breakdown and crisis as events that point the way to changes that help us reach our potential. My work focuses on building and expanding individual strengths with the aim of achieving a balance in lifestyle and relationships.

I place the greatest value on my relationship with my clients and offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space in which to explore your concerns.

I have many years training and experience in private practice. I also offer clinical supervision of case work. I am also an approved supplier to a number of organisations including Aviva, Barnardos, Optum Health, Churches Ministerial Counselling Service and the University of East London.

Over the years I have undergone extensive training and am a Registered Senior Accredited therapist. I trained with the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education in London. I have an MA in Transpersonal Counselling and Psychotherapy (DeMontfort University) and a Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling (CCPE). Other certified training includes couples counselling, counselling supervision, life coaching and a diploma in working with trauma. I am also qualified and highly experienced in career and employment issues.

I am a registered member and Approved Supervisor of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), a Registered Senior Accredited Member of BACP and a UK Registered Counsellor / Psychotherapist. Membership of these professional bodies means that I abide by strict Codes of Ethics and professional practice. You can be assured of the highest standards of discretion and confidentiality.

Val Allen

MA, BA, Dip Couns/Psychoth, PgDip Careers Couns, Dip Trauma, Dip Perf. Coaching, Cert Marital Couns, Cert Supervision, MBACP (Reg, Senior Accred), UKCP Reg. MICG

Senior Accredited
Bisley / Woking / Guildford/ Surrey

T: 07972 025607