01780 757915philip@philipboddey.comOpening hours: Flexible hours, consultation by appointment

Training & Qualifications

As a professional qualified counsellor, I work within CPD ‘Continual Professional Development’ working within a number of differing agencies and styles. As a member of BACP, I work continually to expand my knowledge and skill base. The much heralded CBT is a process spread across many systems/approaches and is yet another technique available to therapists


Below are a number of courses I have undertaken giving me a broad training in the human condition.  While not clinically based, I have undergone levels of clinical training to increase my knowledge and best help my clients.

• MBACP (Accred) Member of The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (Accredited)

• UKRCP – United Kingdom Register of Counsellors / Psychotherapists

• A Gestalt approach to working with children and their families

• AIDS in the Workplace

• AIDS & Young People

• Bereavement

• Caring and supporting people living with HIV or AIDS

• CBT – Managing depression.

• Childhood Sexual Abuse: Cycles of Discovery & Suppression and the Therapeutic Alliance

• Communication Skills Work

• Diploma in Integrative Counselling (AEB)

• Drugs, HIV & AIDS

• General Management and Nursing Care of People

• Group Work

• HIV & AIDS Awareness

• Infidelity and the Sexual Relationship

• Institutionalisation/children in care

• Issues Surrounding Gender

• Living in and the Effects of Institutional Care

• Neurobiology and Sexual Desire

• Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault and the Couple

• Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

• Practical and Social Implications of Living with HIV or AIDS

• Psychological Responses to HIV & AIDS

• Relationships

• Self Harm in Adolescence

• Sex & Sexuality

• Sex, Sexuality & Learning Difficulties

• Sex, Sexuality & Physical Disabilities

• Sexual abuse in Adolescents and survivors Pathology

• Structure of the Personality & the Role of the Narcissism in the Production of Pathology

• Supervisory skills

• Support roles for people with partners or relatives with HIV or AIDS

• Women, HIV & AIDS

• Eating Disorders: Self & Society


Please feel free to contact me for a free, confidential introduction to the process of counselling. You will be under no pressure to take your enquiry any further.