About me

My name is Caroline Jukes and I've been counselling since 2002, helping clients with a wide range of issues.  

I am a BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy) Accredited counsellor bound by BACP Professional Code of Ethics. According to the BACP, 'Accreditation offers kite-mark status for individual practitioners...who are able to demonstrate that they are meeting a wide range of criteria, set to recognise high standards of knowledge, experience and development.'

Working in an ethical and competent manner is important to me and I am committed to providing a confidential & professional service for all my clients.

Although my therapeutic background is person-centred, I incorporate techniques taken from other approaches to suit each individual client. I have many years of experience working with a broad variety of issues through my work as an independent counsellor and my previous role as a counsellor for Worcestershire Community Alcohol Team.(WCAT).

I am Cruse Bereavement trained and have volunteered as a counsellor for St. Richard's Hospice.

My work has included significant experience of counselling within GP surgeries throughout the county. 

I have provided counselling for Meningitis Now (please see their site for the comprehensive range of support and information provided), Blind Veterans UK, Sight Concern, Aviva and a number of Employee Assistance Programmes. I also provide counselling supervision.

Previously, I developed and ran a Brief Intervention training project for professionals and provided alcohol training for Mercianet for several years.

Prior to training as a counsellor, I worked for a number of years as a staff nurse and ward sister. 

Supervision

I have a BPS approved Certificate In Essential Supervision Skills and have been providing supervision for counsellors in both an organisational setting and as a independent practitioner, for over ten years.

Supervisee testimonial:  

Your support to me during supervision is invaluable. Your experience, skill and knowledge cover such a wide range of issues and situations that I always know I will receive good advice and guidance whatever it is that concerns me . You challenge and encourage in equal measure and enable me to be  confident in my work with clients.

(August 2014)

 

Relevant qualifications:

Essential Supervision Skills, BPS Approved Certificate in Clinical Supervision 2013

Advanced Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Practice for Person-Centred Therapists 2012

BACP Accreditation 2011

Brief Solution Focused Therapy 2008

Motivational Interviewing 2003

Diploma Humanistic Counselling 2002

Advanced Cert. Counselling Skills & Theory 2001

Certificate Counselling Theory 2000

Certificate Counselling Skills 1999

'A' Level Psychology 1998

1981 State Registered Nursing S.R.N.(R.G.N. equivalent)

 

I have also undertaken training in:

Bereavement issues

Brief therapy for depression

Guided imagery

Domestic violence

Mental health

Sexual abuse & rape

Neurolinguistc programming