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connections counselling & psychotherapy

Connections Counselling was set up in 1997 and is run by James and Nina Rye in King's Lynn, Norfolk.
Counselling & Psychotherapy Hours We offer counselling & psychotherapy appointments (face-to-face, email, telephone, or secure chat) during the following hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 11:00-17:00, 19:00-20:00
Saturday 10:00-12:00
Counsellor and Psychotherapy Accreditation, Training & Experience

James Rye BA, MA, M.Phil, PGCE, MBACP (Snr.Accred.) and Registered Counsellor/ Psychotherapist, has undertaken training in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) and Transactional Analysis (TA). He has an MA in Humanistic Counselling Studies from Nottingham University. He is a Senior Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (member 553053) and adheres to its code of Ethics and Professional Practice. James Rye, the Kings Lynn Counsellor, is also reassuringly a registered practitioner on the BACP Register, accredited by The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, set up by the Department of Health (registration number 013083). He has an up-to-date Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Certificate (number 001449129447).
James Rye, Kings Lynn Counsellor

James has recently completed training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) at the University of East Anglia. He also works as a counsellor / psychotherapist supervisor and has a Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision from the University of Derby. He has also completed a foundation course in Solution-focused Brief Therapy at BRIEF in London.

James was formerly Chair of the Private Practice Division within the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (2013-2015). He is a Director at Connections Counselling Ltd and a Partner in Peterborough Counsellor Training.

Nina Rye BSc, MA, PGCE has an MA in Non-directive Play Therapy from the University of York and is a registered Play Therapist with BAPT . As well as working with private clients, Nina also receives referrals from Adoption Agencies, Social Services, Schools, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Part of her work involving Filial Therapy is featured in the BBC Documentary series 'Child of Our Time'. She also offers supervision to play therapists and to counsellors working with children.

As is the practice of all reputable counsellors and psychotherapists, James and Nina receive regular confidential supervision from senior practitioners for their counselling, psychotherapy, play therapy, and filial therapy work.

Counselling & Psychotherapy Approaches We offer a variety of counselling and psychotherapy approaches but are committed to starting where the clients are and to working in a way which they feel comfortable with. Broadly speaking we adopt humanistic and cognitive (CBT) approaches.
Counselling & Psychotherapy Location We work from an office in our home. Click here for a map and directions
Counselling & Psychotherapy Fees See Page 3 for details.
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counselling and counsellors James & Nina Rye 2001-2017. All rights reserved.
Connections Counselling Ltd (Registered in England: No.4361171)
8 Grafton Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 3HA, UK
ph.+44 (0)1553 673628, mob.+44 (0)7590 196500, fax.+44 (0)7050 694776