Claire Reeves MBACP

Claire Reeves MBACP

Claire Reeves Counselling And Psychotherapy
21 Alexandra Road
DE11 9SP

07376 248557

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Claire Reeves Counselling And Psychotherapy
21 Alexandra Road
DE11 9SP

07376 248557

About me

You've done something amazing today. By visiting this site you have admitted to yourself that things can be better. That you want a little more from your life. We all do.

More happiness. More peace. More control.

I am sorry that things are not going so well for you. Let me assure you that you are in the right place. By seeking help you are taking the first brave step towards controlling your own happiness. Together we can start to find solutions tailored to you.

Dedicated to supporting you on a journey of self exploration, self-discovery and personal growth. I will be with you every step of the way: building a better, stronger you.

Life is full of challenges and our expectations can sometimes seem so far away from reality. It's normal to want to seek help, to reach out for support when life gets too much. That's where counselling can help. You're in the right place.

I use an integrative approach so that I can tailor the support to suit your needs and where you are currently on your journey of change.

My main training has been using Psychodynamic and Person-Centred approaches. This means that I place a great deal of importance on building a trusting relationship, helping you to feel safe and secure enough to explore your difficulties but I am also skilled in making links to your past. Often current relationships and behaviours are a repeat of those from the past and are deep rooted in childhood experiences. Exploring these links can be useful in helping you to develop new, healthier ways of thinking and being.

My mission statement is to bring hope, empowerment and wellness to all my clients and ensure that each person who spends time in my sessions leaves a step closer to making the changes needed to improve their life.

I am here for you when you are ready...

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to its ethical principles in all aspects of my work. I have an enhanced DBS and am fully insured.

Level 3 AIM Award in Specialist Sexual Abuse and Rape Support Services

Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling (Distinction)

Post Graduate Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling (Distinction)

Post Graduate Certificate in Education (with Qualified Teacher Status)

BSc Psychology (2:1)

I currently provide counselling to young people in a local secondary school.

I have recently worked at sarac, a charity in Burton-on-Trent, that supports clients that have been affected by sexual abuse, rape and/or sexual exploitation. I managed the Adult Emotional Support Service and therefore I have a great deal of knowledge and expertise in this area.

CPD and Workshops

Tony Robbins' Unleash the Power Within (4 day conference)

Mindfulness Diploma Course

Life Coaching Diploma Course

Working Creatively with Clients

Trauma, Dissociation and Recovery

Working with Young People - MindEd Online

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Photos & videos

  • My therapy room
  • Private Practice


I offer a free 30 minute consultation to discuss your needs.

Individual 60 minutes sessions are £40.

Payment is to be made by cash. I accept bank transfers also, although I kindly ask for this payment to be made before the session.

I offer early morning and evening sessions Monday to Friday to suit any schedule.

Please see my website for more information about other services that I offer and the fees of these.

Further information

My private practice is based in a discreet location in the centre of Swadlincote. I have a newly refurbished premises which provides a comfortable, warm environment for you to explore your difficulties and start creating the life that you want.

The central location of my practice means that I am only 5 miles from Burton-on-Trent and Ashby-de-la-Zouch. There is ample parking at the premises.

I now offer telephone counselling sessions to suit clients that would struggle to attend the face to face sessions.

I will also be offering walk and talk therapy within the next few weeks. This is where we would have our session whilst walking amongst nature which suitable for all but particularly beneficial for clients that struggle with the intensity of sitting face to face with someone.

Please contact me at or ring 07376248557 to book an appointment or to answer any queries.

You deserve to be happy. We can do this together...

Maps & Directions

Swadlincote, DE11 9SP

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I am currently able to offer appointments Monday to Friday. I offer early morning and evening appointments to suit any schedule.

Types of client

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