Staffordshire Beginnings Psychotherapy - Who am I
Carolyn Malkin  Beginnings Therapy - MBABCP MUKCP Accredited Psychotherapy in Staffordshire
Hello my name is Carolyn Malkin and I have been running  Beginnings Therapy since 2007 first in Liverpool then Birmingham and now in Staffordshire.

I am an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with BABCP and an accredited Hypno-Psychotherapist with UKCP 
I hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, a Diploma in Hypno-psychotherapy and an Advanced Diploma in Hypno-psychotherapy; I have a BA (Hons), and a Post Graduate Diploma in Art and Education,
My aim is to provide therapy that is based on your goals, to help you succeed and develop new skills in working through your problems. I believe in informed choice and because of this any therapy will be open and collaborative in that we do it together. This is one of the first principles in any therapy with me.
I understand that it can be difficult asking for help sometimes and that sharing difficult information is hard. I am not here to judge you but to help you. Any work we do together is confidential and I work within the code of ethics of the UKCP and BABCP.  (Links)
You will not find any recommendations on my website from previous clients because their information and any information is confidential. 
I work in an integrated way combining the different therapies that I am qualified to use.  
As I said I started Beginnings Therapy began in 2007. but I have also worked with individuals, families and couples. 
I have worked with IAPT teams in the NHS providing individual therapy as well as self help groups in Birmingham.
I have provided therapy and counselling with a number of organisations privately and through insurance companies and for large organisation who have provided therapy for their work force through IHHS (Now Bright Health Screening)
I work within the ethical code of conduct of NCHP, BABCP and UKCP, I am registered with CNHC for hypnosis.

I am ethically bound to maintain your privacy and confidentiality about your therapy through these organisations. 

 I can treat a wide variety of issues across the range of anxiety disorders and depression. Including Phobia's, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Stopping Smoking, and eating problems/disorders using either Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy and CBT.
I have been working and supporting people, including managing homeless hostels for young women, teams of floating support workers and managed staffed housing services and other related fields since 1987. I have worked with both adults and young people.
If you would prefer to have your therapy on line to can contact me to arrange this. 

 Therapy is a journey that we take together!

Working with Bright Health Screening
You can also find me on  Dr-Julian - The app for mental health care 
I am a member of the Brookhouse Hypnotherapy Group
Find me for Hypnosis and hypno-psychotherapy in Stafford, counselling in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, CBT in Stafford and Stoke-on-Trent

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