Annie Berry BACP Senior Accredited

Annie Berry BACP Senior Accredited

East Sussex

07941 037488

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East Sussex

07941 037488

About me

Hi, I'm Annie. I've been a counsellor for nearly 20 years. My clients often tell me how scared they felt about starting counselling. You've already taken that first step by looking at this directory. The initial interview is more a chat about difficulties and how to take things forward. Mostly what I hear is that the first meeting is not nearly as terrifying as the fear was.

I'm often told that I'm warm, empathic, safe and non-judgmental. Before I became a counsellor I spent 10 years working with homeless people. Since I qualified I've worked at The Rock Clinic, in a consulting room in Patcham and for many years at a local university seeing students. I see people of all ages with a wide variety of issues. At the university my specialisms were drugs and alcohol work and I also ran two analytic groups.

i can offer you short or long term counselling depending on the type of change you want to achieve. If your difficulties are concerned with a current problem we might agree to meet for 6 to 12 sessions. If you're concerned more with root causes which may go a long way back then we might agree to work for considerably longer.

I am psychodynamically trained but use insights and strategies from other modalities such as CBT where they might be helpful. I'm also a supervisor of nearly 10 years standing and see counsellors and counsellors in training.

Please feel free to email, text or phone me. I offer some concessions but I do normally charge a full fee for the assessment which is a vital part of the process. It doesn't commit you to ongoing sessions but usually this is what happens as people tell me they feel comfortable with me.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • WPF Post-Qualifying Certificate in CBT Skills (2008)
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision (2007)
  • BACP Accreditation (2004) BACP Senior Accredited (2010)
  • UKRC Registration (2004)
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (2001)
  • Certificate in Careers Counselling (1994)
  • BPS Registration (Level A - Psychometrics) (1993)
  • BA Hons in English (1976)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Personal development


£45 to £50 a session. Some concessions.
£40 a session for counsellors in training

Further information

If you are looking for supervision, please email me for details.

Maps & Directions

Brighton, BN1

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Supervision available

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