Anne Hayward

Anne Hayward


07986 322678

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07986 322678

About me

I have been a therapiist for over 15 years working with individual adults and couples in ways  most suited to their individual  needs, especially using  Cognitive Behavioural Therapies(CBT) and Integrated Therapy approaches. People mainly come to see me about anxiety, depression and relationship concerns, including social anxiety, generalized worry and stress.
I am a fully Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist with the BABCP  the lead organisation for CBT in the UK. I am also a Registered member of the BACP  and CPC ( Counsellors in Primary Care/UKPC affiliate), both leading organisations for Humanistic Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I am  a qualified Couple Therapist and specialize in Couple Therapy for depression.
I am a supervisor , including to trainee Counsellors and CBT therapists.
If you would like to contact me personally to arrange a consultation please email me on

About me and my therapy practice:  I work for the NHS, Employee Assistance Programmes (EPA’s), family law practices, SARC's and charitable trusts. I  lecture in Health Psychology and Psychotherapy at Exeter University Medical School (UEMS) and I was made an Honorary Fellow of Peninsula Medical School in 2003.
I facilitate a range of courses in Counselling and Psychology with a consortium of qualified therapists in

Main Approaches I use: CBT (Cognitive Behavioural therapies), Couples Therapy;  Interpersonal Therapy(IPT); Integrative Therapy; Mindfulness; Relationship Therapy.   I also specialize in coaching to overcome performance and social anxiety.
Referrals: Direct Contact from clients, General Practitioner, Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs),Government Departments, Health professionals, Internal Referrals from Clinic/Healthcare Centre, Family Law practices, Legal practices; Medical Insurance, Mental Health Organisations, Mental Health professionals, Ministry of Defence, NHS Referrals, Overseas Public Health Service Referrals, Employers, Private Practice Consultations, Psychiatrists, NHS team Leaders; NGO’s

                              What I can help with: Adoption,Anxiety, Depression, Family and Couples Relationship issues, Health related issues, Life Coaching, Personal Development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress (PTSD) and Trauma, Relationships, Stress and work related stress.
                           Clients I work with: Adults and Couples.
                           How I deliver therapy: Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone and Internet (following initial face-to-face ) depending upon the main concerns of client..

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications, relevant to counselling & psychotherapy:

  •   Post Grad Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Advanced Diploma Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (IM Institute)
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Relate Counselling Cert
  • Couple Counselling Tavistock Institute (TCCR)
  • BA Psychology &  Cert Ed
  • PGCert Ed Psych & Fine Art Dip.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with


Coaching for Performance and Social Anxiety.
Couples Relationship Counselling
Relationship Counselling and Coaching.


Please contact me for current schedule of fees. Average fee between £45 to £65 per hour session.
Concessions available and for trainees.

Maps & Directions

Exeter, EX1

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Weekdays plus two evening until 9pm and alternate Saturdays. Based in Exeter at The Barnfield Therapy Rooms St.Leonards, Exeter.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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