Christine Peard Dip Couns, Registered MBACP

Christine Peard  Dip Couns, Registered MBACP

St Barnabas House
Counselling And Therapy Centre
Duncan Road
Gillingham, Kent

07717 740546

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St Barnabas House
Counselling And Therapy Centre
Duncan Road
Gillingham, Kent

07717 740546

About me

Sometimes in life we are confronted with a situation or with problems that can seem overwhelming. We can feel stuck, confused or anxious. Maybe you would like to explore the past, talk about a current probIem or just get to know yourself better.

I am a qualified counsellor working with adults and teenagers in private practice, also in Primary and secondary schools. I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and I am bound by their guidelines and ethics.

Amongst the issues I deal with are anxiety, bereavement, loss, depression, panic attacks, relationship issues, family issues, and low self-esteem.

Working with teenagers I specialise in issues like anger, self harm, low self esteem, anxiety and bullying.

I also have specialist training in working with people who have experienced sexual abuse or rape.

I provide a safe, caring, non judging and confidential environment where you can explore your difficulties or emotional situation. I offer short or long term counselling appointments with comfortable surroundings in Gillingham Kent.  My Fee is £40 per session, a lower cost fee is also available if needed.

I am currently studying for a Diploma in supervision. If any counsellors are looking for a supervisor I am offering supervision at a reduced rate. Please message or email me if you are interested.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Integrative Counselling, Accredited BACP, NHS
Certificate in Counselling Skills Accredited BACP NHS
Certificate Level 4, Counselling children
Working with substance misuse - Level 4

Courses and training:

Understanding Bereavement
Understanding Domestic Abuse
Building Motivation and Resilience
Mentalization - a workshop by Kent counselling and psychotherapy service
Postnatal Depression
Neuroscience and Attachment
The Role of Boundaries in Counselling - Workshop
Working with Suicide & Suicidal Ideation
Effective Practice when Working with Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Domestic Abuse Workshop
Working with Borderline Personality Disordered Clients Workshop
Abuse & Abuser Profiles Workshop
In-School Training for Child Protection awareness - Medway Area Child Protection Committee
Play Therapy
Helping Children Tell Their Stories
Working with Metaphor
Children's Emotional Wellbeing
Attachment Theory and Practice
Working with Difference and Diversity
Making Endings with Children
The Psychology & Neuroscience of children & Teenagers with Dr Margot Sunderland
A Pluralistic framework for counselling & psychotherapy with Prof. Mick Cooper
Existential Freedom with Emmy Van Deurzen
Attachment theory from the inside
An In-depth Introduction to TA Interventions

Member organisations



My fees are £40 per 50 minute session.

I offer low cost counselling, as well as a lower cost service for students.

Further information

My contact Number is 07717740546. Please call or txt this number to contact me. If I am unable to take your call please leave a message and II will phone you back as soon as possible.

Maps & Directions

Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4LA

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday 9am - 6pm.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults