Jan McMillan MBACP Dip Integrative Therapuetic Counselling

Jan McMillan MBACP Dip Integrative Therapuetic Counselling


07786 234541

About me

Are you finding life difficult to cope with at the moment - you may feel alone, that you don't want to burden people with your problems? I can offer somewhere to turn to where you will be supported whilst you explore the issues that are overwhelming you - you can call for an informal chat to see if counselling is for you with no expectations or commitment required.

I believe that counselling is not about giving advice or direction it is about empowerment – most if not all of my clients tell me of the powerlessness that they feel in times of emotional pain – powerlessness is defeating, depressing; crushing confidence and self esteem – our ability to make simple decisions is reduced leaving us feeling vulnerable and afraid – the minute we reach out for help that feeling of powerlessness starts to lessen – as we come to trust the helper we begin to feel emotionally stronger, our thinking becomes clearer – we feel empowered.

The process is not instant – it takes a while and is unique to everyone – I offer a safe therapeutic environment where this process can gently unfold. I am trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches and have experience in supporting clients through many of life’s challenges.

I am a professionally trained qualified counsellor and psychotherapist with several years experience offering counselling support to clients with a broad range of issues - I currently work for a women's charity supporting women with:

  • addiction
  • domestic and sexual abuse
  • self harm
  • co-dependency
  • depression & anxiety
  • Bi Polar
  • personality disorder
  • schizophrenia
  • bereavement & loss.
  • Relationship issues/separation/divorce
  • phobias
  • generalised anxiety disorder
  • bullying

Prior to this I worked for two years at a distinguished private rehabilitation clinic for addiction, depression & anxiety and eating disorders.

I spent three years as a counsellor with Age UK working with the elderly and clients with life changing disabilities as well as a part time position at Connect Counselling in Camberley for two years In general counselling and psychotherapy.

If you would like an informal chat to see if counselling is for you please give me a call.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling


Person Centred
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Post graduate training:

Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Responding to Clients with Complex Needs
Delivery of Group Therapy
Cognative Behaviour Therapy (CBT) - meeting the needs of clients with thoughts of self harm and suicide

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

I offer 12 Step Counselling support for:

  • Alcohol & Drug Dependency
  • Co-dependency
  • Gambling/Internet Porn/Sex Addiction

12 Step Counselling can also be hugely beneficial to family members and friends of those with the above addictions/dependencies.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


  • £45 per session
  • Reduced rates for student counsellors
  • I offer a free 30 minute initial session

Further information

I am a registered member of The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

My private practice is based in Midhurst  on the Cowdray Estate with ample  parking close by and disability access.

Maps & Directions

Haslemere, GU27

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Very flexible - can be discussed.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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