Emily Knill Counsellor MBACP Adv Dip Couns

Emily Knill Counsellor MBACP Adv Dip Couns

Newton Abbot

07866 488123

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Newton Abbot

07866 488123

About me

The fact you are reading this indicates that there is something you want to change, be it a feeling, relationship, issue or behaviour. Counselling can feel like an unknown and taking the time to talk about yourself can feel very strange at first.

I offer a warm welcome and encourage you to have that space, to take that time and to be properly listened to. I see us building a good client/counsellor relationship as the key, you need trust and confidence in order to say those things on your mind. There is nothing wrong with a good sense of humour either!

It may be that you want to offload, or to set yourself goals or to look at a specific issue in your life. Maybe you have no idea what you need and looking at your needs is a great place to begin. Everyone is different and I tailor sessions to individual issues and circumstance.

Counselling can be challenging and emotional but it can also be exciting and rewarding, particularly if you can learn about yourself and implement change.

I see clients in Newton Abbot and the surrounding area.

I offer an initial free half an hour for us to meet and discuss what  it is you are hoping to gain from counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

I see a mixture of clients from a variety of backgrounds and with an array of issues including : anxiety, depression and relationship issues.

I have a particular interest in parenting. The impact being a parent has on relationships, lifestyle, the changes it makes and the issues it brings. I currently see clients at a local Children Centre around areas of post natal depression, stress, anxiety, work life balance, impact on relationships.

I have also been counselling carers for the last two years. Predominantly those who have parents or partners with needs, but also parents who have children with additional needs. These people of course not only bring issues regarding their caring role such as: change in the dynamics to their relationship, loss, self esteem, stress to name but a few, but a whole host of other issues in their life past and present.


  • 2 year Advanced Diploma Integrative Counselling Iron Mill Exeter
  • Certificate in Counselling Iron Mill Exeter
  • TA 101 Certificate  Iron Mill College Exeter
  • Level 3 Safeguarding Certificate
  • DBS check for children and adults
  • Bar Vocational Course (UWE)
  • Post graduate Diploma in Law (UWE)
  • BA English and Drama (University of Hull)

Member organisations



I charge £35 per hour. I do offer a  concessionary rate of £25 for students.

Maps & Directions

Newton Abbot, TQ12

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I see clients mainly during office hours but I do have some evening appointments. I often do not answer my phone if I am with a client but leave a message and I will always get back to you.

Types of client

Older adults
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