Jane Maxfield JLM Counselling

Jane Maxfield                   JLM Counselling


07906 562649

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07906 562649

About me

I am a general counsellor who specialises in pre and post bereavement counselling for adults and children. I have 37 years experience as a registered nurse and 13 years experience working in a hospice with patients who are approaching the end of their life and supporting families through their grief journey.

What is counselling?

Counselling offers you a safe, confidential place to talk about your life and anything that may be confusing, painful or uncomfortable.

Pre bereavement counselling:

Person who is ill – 50 minute sessions.

I provide emotional support to someone who has been diagnosed with a life limiting illness. During the session I will help the person to explore any anxieties, concerns or worries they may have which can also include planning and giving advice for end of life care.

Adults – 50 minute sessions

I provide emotional support to people caring for someone who has a life limiting illness, giving them the opportunity to talk about their thoughts and feelings at this difficult time.

Children – 40–50 minute sessions

I can give advice to adults on how to talk to a child about someone who has a life limiting illness.

I can also see children to work with them to help them deal with someone close to them who is approaching end of life.

Post bereavement counselling:

Adults – 50 minute sessions

Following the death of someone close to them a person can feel it would be helpful to talk to someone who doesn’t know them. With post bereavement counselling you are given the time, in a confidential and non-judgemental environment, to talk about how you are feeling at this sad time. Some people need 2-3 sessions whilst others need many more. Grieving is very much an individual situation and each person will deal with their grief differently.

Children 40-50 minute sessions

I can provide bereavement support advice for adults who have a child who has had a bereavement.

I can also see children and work with them to explore their reaction to the death of someone close to them.

Where can you find me?

I have a counselling room in MK41 area where parking is available.

Teaching and supervision

I am also available for teaching at schools, GP surgeries, funeral directors, care homes etc about:

  • Bereavement – adults and children
  • End of life care
  • Communication skills at end of life

Plus supervision for nurses and student counsellors.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Counselling diploma
  • Registered nurse
  • BSc health care degree

Member organisations


Therapies offered

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  • Counselling Room


How to contact me and fees

Please contact me to discuss how I can help.

Mobile number: 07906562649

Email: jlmcounselling01@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JLMCounselling/

Cost of each session - adults £40 / children £30.

Sessions can be during the day or early evening.

Teaching £40 per hour or £200 per day.

Further information

I have an enhanced DBS check and I am covered by full professional indemnity insurance.

Feedback from clients:

‘Thank you so much for all your help, support and kindness over the last 9 months. You’re amazing’

‘Thank you for your kindness and support and listening over the last 2 years’

Maps & Directions

Bedford, MK41

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Types of client

Young people
Older adults