Training, qualifications & experience

2018 - CAMHS - Unusual Experience & Understanding Psychosis in Young People
2017 - Level 5 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory 
2015 - BACP - Certificate of Proficiency
2015 - Integrate Therapies – Dissociation in Children and Adolescents: Assessment and Treatment
2015 - PODS - Trauma, Dissociation & recovery: Working with dissociative identity disorder and complex PTSD
2015 - PODS - Trauma and the Body
2015 - Person Centred Art Therapy
2007 - Level 4 Counselling Diploma
2003 - Intermediate Counselling
2002 - Basic Counselling

Continuing Professional Development:

Barnados - Safeguarding children
Barnados – Attachment issues surrounding looked after children
Barnados - Working with Families and Relationships
Mind – Self Harm awareness

Child Bereavement UK - Grief and Loss

BICTD - Pre-birth Dissociation

I am a registered member of the BACP and therefore adhere to a professional code of ethics and practise. This includes monthly clinical supervision with confidentiality clauses. I am also a member of the ESTD (European Society for Trauma and Dissociation). I hold a Public Liability Insurance certificate and have a current Enhanced Certificate with the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Louise Smith Counselling