Justine Barrett BSc MA Counsellor + Psychotherapist MBACPAccred UKCP Reg BICA

Justine Barrett BSc MA  Counsellor + Psychotherapist  MBACPAccred UKCP Reg BICA



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About me

Hello and welcome to my profile. I am an experienced, fully qualified registered counsellor and psychotherapist with many years experience of  providing therapy in the NHS, General Practice, the Charity Sector and Independent Private Practice. I offer a safe and confidential space for you to explore the issues that are concerning you.

Worcester,  Evesham, Pershore, Droitwich, Redditch, Alcester, Studley are within a 10 radius/15 mins of my consulting room in Inkberrow. Other towns and villages in Warwickshire, Gloucestershire and South Birmingham are also within easy reach.

How can I help you?
I aim to enable you to work through the  experiences that are affecting you.
As certain counselling styles suit some people more than others I draw upon a range of approaches to provide the right support for you.

Please phone me to briefly discuss the issues that are concerning you and arrange an initial appointment.

Examples of issues that people contact me about

                 Depression           Anxiety                    Stress                 Anger              Bereavement                  
                                Loss and Grief                Redundancy                       Retirement

                                       Relationships           Family issues        Childlessness                          
                                               Managing change          Abuse           Trauma       
                                                         Infertility     Assisted Reproduction
                                                                       Low Self Esteem                                 

Training, qualifications & experience

Knowledge and Experience which I bring to my work

Having worked in roles in the NHS and charity sector I have many years experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist  in various contexts:

  • General Practice
  • Private practice
  • an NHS Psychotherapy Service
  • an NHS Psychology Department
  • a Specialist Infertility Counselling Service in an HFEA Licensed Regional Infertility Clinic
  • a support service for survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse

Qualifications and Training that inform my Practice

My  professionally recognized qualifications and training include:

  • MA Integrative Psychotherapy  (University of Birmingham)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills (University of Birmingham)
  • Transactional Analysis TA 101
  • CRUSE: Bereavement Counselling
  • Certificate in Support Skills for Survivors of Rape and Sexual Abuse
  • EMDR Level 2
  • Infertility Counselling Training (British Infertility Counselling Association)
  • BSc Nursing
  • Qualifications in nursing and midwifery which are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Currently studying (Level 7) Advanced Diploma in Supervision

Registration and Accreditation by Professional Organisations

Accredited  by the  British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy      Reg.MBACP (Accred.)

Registered by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy                           UKCP  

Accredited by the   British Infertility Counselling Association                              AMBICA

Registered by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) via the BACP and UKCP PSA Voluntary Accredited  Registers .

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Anger , Fear, Loss and Grief, Retirement, Managing change, Life Transition, Crisis, Relationships, Family issues, Fertility, Childlessness, Birth Trauma, Stillbirth, Neonatal Death, Infant death, Assisted Reproduction, Chronic illness, Disease, Dying and Death, Relaxation, Menopause, Talking Therapy, Wellbeing, acute or chronic Health Related issues.

I also work with clients seeking counselling or psychotherapy to increase their self-awareness or for their personal development. This includes student counsellors and psychotherapists for whom personal therapy is an integral part of their training

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  • British Infertility Counselling Association Logo


From £50 per 50 minute session for individuals
From £75 per 75 minute session for couples
Fees may differ in extraordinary circumstances
Fees for Organisations,Employee Assistance Programmes, Employers and Insurance Companies  by arrangement

Further information

I aim to offer you a consultation within a week.

I take private referrals from individuals/couples and referrals from GP's , EAP's, Employers,  Insurance Companies, BLISS and other Charities.

I also offer implications sessions for those considering using donated sperm, eggs or embryos. This will provide an opportunity to explore the meaning of parenting a child who may be genetically unrelated to you as well as well your thoughts and feeling about the treatment and its chances of success.

I am an accredited member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy, the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the British Infertility Counselling Association and abide by their code of ethics. I  have regular supervision.

If you would like to talk through your personal requirements or find out more about counselling and how it may help please feel free to phone me on 01386 792 148 or email me using the email link at the top of the page.

The following villages are  within 15 minutes of Inkberrow:

Abberton, Abbotts Morton, Astwood Bank, Bishampton, Bradley Green, Broughton Hackett, Callow Hill, Cookhill, Dormston,  Dunnington, Earls Common, Feckenham,  Fladbury, Flyford Flavel, Hanbury, Kington, Peopleton, Radford,Rous Lench, Stock Green, Studley, Upton Snodsbury and Wyre Piddle

Maps & Directions

Worcester, WR7

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I offer supervision to Counsellors, Psychotherapists and other professionals from the Helping Professions.  I have studied an   Advanced Diploma in Supervision at Masters Level ( level 7).

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