Peter Canham

Peter Canham

London Road

01438 820507 / 07913 276532

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London Road

01438 820507 / 07913 276532

About me

I offer a secure and welcoming space where counselling can take place with confidence and respect. The integration of my life experience, varied training and experience as a counsellor, I believe, enables this to happen.
I am a BACP accredited counsellor, working Integratively, from a Psychodynamic perspective. I am also a Qualified Supervisor in working with individuals and groups, working privately and in several agencies. I have a diploma in working with adolescents which benefits my work both with young people themselves and adults with unresolved issues from their own adolescence. In addition to my private practice I work in several young peoples agencies where I have gained much experience of working with victims of sexual and physical abuse, depression and low self esteem, loss and bereavement. My further training as an Ecopsychologist gives me a wider understanding of stress and depression related to life in present times.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. (Oaklands College) Diploma in Working with Adolescents.(WPF) BACP Accreditation. UKRCP registration. Diploma in Group and Individual Supervision. Ecotherapy.(Footprint Education) NCFE Certificate in Drugs Awareness. Living in the Borderland. (Jerome Bernstein) Ecopsychology (Re vision). Counselling from a Cultural and Faith Perspective. (Between You and Me Seva)
Various workshops inc: Safeguarding Children (child protection) Assessment (Counsellors and Psychotherapists in Primary care)
Apart from my private practice I work at young peoples agencies, one for 13 years. I also worked for 2.5 years within the NHS at a GP surgery.

I have experience of working with students in training, as counsellor or supervisor. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Other areas of counselling I deal with

Other losses
Ecological issues
Adolescents/Young People


Fees are negotiable based on various factors to a maximum of £45.00.

Concessions available for students.

Maps & Directions

Hitchin, SG4 7PL

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


I offer evening sessions when availability allows.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Supervision & training

Diploma in supervision for groups and indviduals (BACP accredited course).

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