Josie Nicholson is a qualified Accredited Integrative Counselling Therapist registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, this means that Josie’s practice has been deemed to meet the standard for a competent, ethical and independent practitioner. Josie is also a UKRCP Registered Counsellor.
After completing her initial counselling training, Josie has worked in the voluntary sector, refuges, women’s agencies and a health clinic. Josie has been approved by the Derby City Council as a counselling service provider working with parents and carers, whilst funding was available. Josie has also made guest appearances on Radio Derby and Capital FM to discuss relevant issues on specific mental health problems. Josie provides counselling for companies and their employees, such as Bupa and Arriva working with a diverse range of backgrounds with different needs. Josie has recently been appointed as the regional counsellor for Sporting Chance Clinic founded in 2000 by Tony Adams MBE, working with addictions and destructive behaviours for professional and amaeteur sports people.
Josie also attends various counselling workshops throughout the year in order to ensure that her practice is kept up to date.
Josie works with an Integrative approach, which involves integrating ideas and insights drawn from different counselling models in order to respond appropriately to the needs of individual clients.
This approach supports Josie’s philosophy that each person is unique and therefore no one approach suits all. Josie’s main theoretical models are Person Centred Counselling, Psychodynamic Counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
The Range Of Problems Josie Works With
Depression / Low Mood
Low Self Esteem/Self Confidence
The Effects of Childhood / Abuse
Feelings of Shame & Guilt
Feeling lost / Dissatisfaction with Life
Affairs and Betrayals
Work Related Issues
Loss of a Beloved Pet
Josie works with adults and young adults from year 11 onwards.
Training, qualification and experience
I am a qualified Accredited Counsellor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, this means that my practice has been deemed to meet the standard for a competent, ethical and independent practitioner. My certificate number is 024807, this can be used to identify and check the Bacp register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I hold an up to date CRB enhanced certificate with the DBS