Carole Francis-Smith

 

Member profile details

First name
Carole
Last name
Francis-Smith
Membership No:
185
Supervisor's Directory
yes
Therapist's Directory
Yes
Online supervision diploma
  • Not Qualified
 

Personal information

 

Additional information

Professional membership number
BPS 158337
Languages
English
Counselling/therapy models/approaches
I work on a pluralistic basis (tailoring therapy to the persons needs), and am trained in several approaches.
Integrative, Humanistic, Psychoanalytic, CBT, Solution Focused, Compassion Focused Therapy (among others).
Special Interests
I have special interests in life changes, trauma and bereavement.

I am also involved in training for mental health issues (professionals and members of the public), with my doctoral research being in the area of the all crucial therapeutic relationship in online therapy.
Face to face training
Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology
Psychology Degree
Counselling Skills Certificate
Online training
Certificate in Online Counselling Skills - OCST
Professional organisation membership inc. number
HCPC - PYL31805, BPS - 158337, BACP - 728242, ACTO
Code of Ethics adhered to
ACTO, BACP, BPS, HCPC
 

Directories

Therapist
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Business Coaching
  • Career Counselling
  • Career Coaching
  • Carer Support
  • Chronic Illness
  • Confidence
  • Depression
  • General counselling
  • Grieving
  • Health related issues
  • Identity problems
  • Life changes
  • Life Coaching
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Menopause
  • Men’s Issues
  • Mental health issues
  • OCD
  • Pain issues
  • Passive Aggressive Behaviour
  • Personal Development
  • Personal Growth
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Service Veterans
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Womens Issues
  • Work related issues
  • Work-related stress
  • Worry
Supervisor
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Business Coaching
  • Career Counselling
  • Career Coaching
  • Carer Support
  • Confidence
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • General counselling
  • Grieving
  • Health related issues
  • Identity problems
  • Life changes
  • Life Coaching
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Menopause
  • Mental health issues
  • Obsessions
  • OCD
  • Pain issues
  • Passive Aggressive Behaviour
  • Personal Development
  • Personal Growth
  • Personality Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Service Veterans
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Trauma
  • Womens Issues
  • Work related issues
  • Work-related stress
  • Worry
 

Additional Information for joining the Therapists’ Directory

Description of my therapy services
I believe any one of us can benefit from support at some point in our lives and offer a professional and compassionate place to explore difficult issues. Working online offers an opportunity to access therapy in a timely fashion and at a pace that suits you.
I look to tailor therapy to suit your needs and look forward to meeting you.
Experience of working online
I have experience in offering therapy online and have helped many people through their difficulties and struggles.
I am passionate about what working online can offer and have further researched online communications.
What media do you work in?
  • Email
  • Video
  • Text messenger
What are your fees?
Video - £75 per session (50 minutes)
Email - £50 per exchange
Text messenger - £75 per session (50 minutes)

Packages of sessions can offer concessions.
 

Additional Information for joining the Supervisors’ Directory

Description of my online supervision service
I see supervision as a mirror in a mirror, providing a safety net for client and therapist. I look to tailor supervision to a therapists varied needs.

Working online can bring up different types of dilemmas through distance, technology and not always working in real time - I aim to support therapists in these sometimes tricky to negotiate areas.
Experience of supervising online
I have been operating as an online supervisor for several years and offer a safe space to therapists to explore the dilemmas involved in this often difficult work.
Supervision model I mainly use
I work pluralistically and aim to tailor supervision to a therapists needs. I have training in different supervision areas and keep up to date with research.
Models generally asked for are-
Integrative
CBT
Other models I am conversant with
Group
Formulation
Systemic
What media do you work with?
  • Video
Your fees
Sessions by webcam or at clinic.
£75 per session (50 minutes)