Audrey James MBACP

Audrey James MBACP

Regus Gloucester Docks
North Warehouse
Glouceter Docks

01452 835749 / 07717 633846

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Regus Gloucester Docks
North Warehouse
Glouceter Docks

01452 835749 / 07717 633846

About me

I am a professionally qualified counsellor with a private practice in Gloucester. I provide a safe, supportive and confidential environment where together we explore the issues that you would like to resolve. I provide both short-term and open-ended counselling.

I am a psychodynamic counsellor, which means that I hold to the belief that we all have an unconscious mind – sometimes called the subconscious – and that feelings held in the unconscious mind are often too painful to be faced. This causes us to create defences, such as denial, to protect ourselves from painful feelings.

We will work collaboratively, which means that I will work with you to try to unravel what has gone wrong in your life to create defences that are now causing you more harm than good. Once you come to an understanding of what is really going on, your feelings will not be as painful and will be bearable.

As a member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), I work within an ethical framework for good practice. You will not be judged. You will be respected, valued and encouraged. In addition, I am member of The Association for Pastoral & Spiritual Care & Counselling (APSCC).

Our work together can be short or long-term depending on your circumstances. Each session will be weekly, 50 minutes.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Foundation degree in Psychodynamic counselling Theory & Practice (University of the west of England)
  • Diploma in Psychodynamic counselling (Wpf validated)
  • Certificate in Psychodynamic counselling Theory & Practice (Gloucestershire Counselling Service award)

I have experience working with individuals from all walks of life as well as social and cultural backgrounds. I have helped people to deal with a wide range of issues including stress, anxiety, trauma, anger, depression, low self-esteem, self-harm, relationship difficulties, bereavement and loss, verbal and physical abuse, fear and unresolved childhood issues.

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£35.00 per individual session.

£50.00 per couple session.

£30.00 for counselling students.

Further information

My office is just a 10 minute walk from the town centre in Gloucester.

Maps & Directions

Gloucester, GL1 2EP

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


I am available between the hours of 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. Special arrangements can be made if you would like to see me earlier than 8am

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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