Mandy Hedges MBACP. Registered

Mandy Hedges   MBACP. Registered

Mandy Hedges Counselling
Unit 5 Shepherds Grove Industrial Estate
Bury St Edmunds
IP31 2AR

01359 251944 / 07377 553962

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Mandy Hedges Counselling
Unit 5 Shepherds Grove Industrial Estate
Bury St Edmunds
IP31 2AR

01359 251944 / 07377 553962

About me

Welcome, If you are looking for a warm, caring, professional counsellor, then you are in the right place. 
People come to counselling for many reasons, usually because they want to feel better.  It's normal for us  have issues and concerns in our daily lives, sometimes we need some help to resolve them.

I can offer you a safe and confidential space to explore issues or concerns that maybe causing continue unease or distress.

Counselling is not about giving advice but by working together you will find support with emotional issues and problems. I work with the Person Centred approach and finding the right counsellor is important, building our relationship is fundamental for the counselling process and for you to get the most out of counselling.

I am fully qualified compassionate counsellor with over 700 face to face client hours. I hold full insurance and a enhanced DBS.

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and on the BACP register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists adhere to their ethical framework. Details can be found at

Next steps.
If you decide to contact me we will arrange our first session. In this session we will go over the nature of counselling and confidentiality and I can answer any question you may have, we will then begin to explore your concerns and how we will work together. Session are 50 minutes long and usually once a week.

I see clients in my private consulting room in Stanton, between Bury St Edmunds and Diss. Where confidentiality is assured and there is private parking.

Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.
CPCAB Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Certificate in Working With Couples.
Certificate in Motivational Enhancement Therapy.
Facilitator in Barnardo's Freedom Programme
CRUSE Bereavement Care Trained

Other workshops attended:

  • Post Trauma Stress
  • Cruse Bereavement Care
  • Cruse Child Protection
  • Cruse Bereavement A Childs Grief
  • Transpersonal
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • The Freedom Programme Barnardo's
  • Mental Illness and Medication
  • Working with the Suicidal Client
  • Confidentiality, Therapy and the Law
  • Transference & Counter Transference
  • Working with Older Clients
  • Telephone Counselling.
  • Group work for Counsellors
  • Introduction to Transgender.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Photos & videos

  • Counselling room
  • Counselling room


Sessions last 50 minutes, session are £40 Individual and £55 couples.

I offer a sliding scale for those who are on a low income, and do not need proof of your income, this is done purely on an honesty basics.   Please contact me for further details.

At present I do not have a card machine so cheque, cash or BAC is appreciated.

Further information

The BACP Register is the first psychological therapists' register to be accredited under a new scheme set up by the Department of Health and administered by an independent body, accountable to Parliament.

Members of the public can now choose a counsellor or psychotherapist belonging to a register approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

Maps & Directions

Bury St Edmunds, IP31 2AR

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Monday to Friday 10am to 9pm Saturday by request.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme