Hi, my name is Vauna Beauvais and I am the therapist that you will see for your sessions when you come here.
This page will tell you a little about who I am and my qualifications and experience.
The things I tell you here will help you to feel at ease with me both as a person and your therapist.
By learning a little about me you will feel more comfortable when we first talk or meet.
I’ve previously worked for the NHS, over about 5 years, as a psychotherapist, group therapist. and Counsellor, and attended many clinical placements, including Community Mental Health Team, Mandala House, Connect Therapeutic Community.
Where I Trained
I trained in CBT at the Leeds Centre for Psychological Development http://www.leedscpd.org/
I enjoyed training in NLP with Frank Daniels Associates, http://www.frankdanielsassociates.co.uk/
Various other shorter courses were taken at establishements such as, the Charlie Waller Institute http://www.reading.ac.uk/charliewaller/ and the University of Derby http://www.derby.ac.uk/
- MSc (Masters degree) Clinical Psychotherapy.
- Certified Transactional Analyst with Psychotherapy Speciality CTA(P).
- Certificate Cognitive Behaviour Therapy CBT
- Postgraduate diploma in Counselling (PGCDip)
- Certificate in Training Practice
- Diploma in Counselling
- Practitioner NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming)
- Master Practitioner NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming)
- Coach Practitioner NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming)
- Certificate Hypnotherapy
- Lab Profile Certified
I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
I am a certified member of UK Association for Transactional Analysis
I read industry journals sent to my workplace (publications for memberships of UKCP, BACP, UKATA, etc)
I read several books per year on the subjects of therapy, coaching, counselling, personal development, so that I keep informed about various approaches to therapy.
I attend at least one training course every year to further my own professional development.
I attend at least the number of clinical supervision session per year as set down by the UKCP for psychotherapists.