Beth McCay is an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist who has worked in a number of different settings, including independent healthcare, the NHS, and in schools. She is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
Beth is experienced in working with young people and adults and has significant experience working in acute mental health settings with complex presentations such as self-harm and personality difficulties as well as with general mental health difficulties such as anxiety and depression. She has developed and managed a school counselling service as well as provided drug and alcohol counselling in the community.
Alongside her independent practice, Beth also works within the NHS, providing support to people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties including women with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD), Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and eating disorders.
Beth’s therapeutic style means that she is able to adapt to the needs of each client, believing in the importance of a person-centred approach. She utilises a number of approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Transactional Analysis (TA) and Psychodynamic therapies and is able to integrate these depending upon the needs of the individual.
Sessions can be long-term or short-term depending on the needs of the person she is working with and the goals set within the sessions.
October 2020 – Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Langley Training Centre)
2017 – Level 4 Diploma in Integrative Counselling (Aylesbury College)
2014 – Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies (Aylesbury College)
2008 – BSc Psychology and Forensic Investigation (Canterbury Christchurch University)
Professional Registrations & Memberships:
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy – MBACP 374018
Main Therapeutic Approaches
Person Centered Therapy (PCT)
Transactional Analysis (TA)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavioural-informed Therapy (DBT)
For more information on starting counselling with Serendipity Psychology, and to book a consultation with Beth McCay please contact Serendipity Psychology today. Whether you’re looking for individual therapy, couples therapy or family therapy, Serendipity Psychology can assist you today, offering online & face-to-face sessions.