Clare Pointon (BA, Msc, BACP Reg.)
When you’re feeling stressed or distressed, it can be hard to know who to approach for support, but finding a suitable therapist with whom you feel comfortable can be a crucial first step. I hope this information about me may be helpful - and I am always happy to answer any questions you may have.
I am a qualified psychotherapist and counsellor with 17 years’ experience, registered and accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP.) I have a Masters Degree in Integrative Psychotherapy. This allows me to draw on a range of approaches, so that when I work with you I can choose the best fit for you and your needs.
I have many years of working with adolescents, young adults and adults in private practice, in the NHS, in education and in the voluntary sector.
I am also a qualified instructor in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and deliver regular mental health trainings across south-east England.
My therapy rooms are in Farnham, Surrey - with parking and easy access by bus and train.
Training, qualifications & experience
My psychotherapy training was a four-year integrative programme which included experience of working with severe and enduring mental health issues. Since qualifying, I have chosen to take further courses to continue my professional development in a range of areas including relational therapy, stress management and trauma, mindfulness, working with self-harm, group work, therapy with Autistic Spectrum Disorder clients, gender identity and coaching work. I have taken courses to train as a trainer, including the Mental Health First Aid Instructor course to train mental health first aiders.
BA Hons English Language and Literature (Oxford University)
Masters Degree Integrative Psychotherapy (Middlesex University)
Qualified Instructor Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
I have worked for many years with adolescents, young adults, adults adolescents and couples, on a range of issues including: anxiety, stress, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, loss, separation and divorce, family relationships, identity (personal, sexual and gender), women’s issues, infertility, work life, parenting, social difficulties sometimes linked to Autistic Spectrum Disorder, personal development and life change.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
Individuals: £60 - £65. Concessionary (low income) slots sometimes available
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime and evenings
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|