Billie-Jude Thorpe MBACP (registered)

Billie-Jude Thorpe MBACP (registered)

The Cheap Street Rooms
18b Cheap Street
Frome
Somerset
BA11 1BN

Bridge House
Stallard Street
Trowbridge
Wiltshire
BA14 9AE

07737 981295

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The Cheap Street Rooms
18b Cheap Street
Frome
Somerset
BA11 1BN

Bridge House
Stallard Street
Trowbridge
Wiltshire
BA14 9AE

07737 981295

About me

I am an Integrative Counsellor; my Person-Centred training has also incorporated my training of Gestalt & Psychodynamic models. I work with individuals in Frome and also in Trowbridge, helping people address a wide range of personal issues. I have a deep interest in people and life and am committed to working with integrity, equality and honesty.

I have lived a life of broad experience which has enabled me to work responsively and sensitively, making connections with many different people who have brought the complexities of their lives into our sessions together. I offer a safe therapeutic relationship that aims to support you as you build new perspectives and strengths. My practice room is a confidential space where any difficulty can be voiced and the challenge of living encountered.

I work either long or short term, my approach is affirmative to all, respecting and celebrating diversity.

Fees

My current fee is £35 per hour and sessions are for one hour on a weekly basis. I have some reduced fee sessions available to those on a low income, please do enquire. I also work outside office hours.

Sessions at The Cheap Street Rooms are centrally located in Frome with lots of nearby parking. Sessions held at Bridge House are close to the centre of town adjacent to the train station. Bridge house is wheelchair accessible and parking is available on the premises.

I offer a free initial half appointment for us to meet personally.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting- Chelsea College of Art and Design

Member of counselling team at Wiltshire Substance Misuse Service where I worked supporting clients experiencing problems with alcohol, drugs and prescription medication.

"Face to Face" support worker at Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Service (SARSAS) where I was working one to one in therapeutic sessions with clients who had experienced sexual violence.

Present member of the counselling team at Low-Cost Counselling Service, a Bristol based organisation that enables people to access counselling who otherwise would not be able to.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas I am able to work with include working with family members affected by addiction.

Issues surrounding women including pregnancy/loss, sexual violence, menopause and identity.

Shame and guilt.

Relationship issues.

Fees

Fees are £35 per hour. Sessions are one hour long and on a weekly basis. Some concession places available. I also work outside office hours.

Further information

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

I have full professional indemnity insurance.

I have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) certificate, formerly Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).

Maps & Directions

Frome, BA11 1BN
Trowbridge, BA14 9AE

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Afternoon and evening sessions available.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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