Meryl Hargreaves MBACP (Registered) , MNCS(Accredited)

Meryl Hargreaves  MBACP (Registered) , MNCS(Accredited)



01527 454831 / 07947 936845

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01527 454831 / 07947 936845

About me

If there is something that is bothering you or causing you distress and you want to do something about how you feel, please contact me. It could be one of many issues - depression, anxiety, trauma, issues from childhood, bereavement, family difficulties or relationship issues (or other areas) and you feel that it is now the right time to seek counselling. I am an experienced qualified person-centred counsellor on the BACP Register, working from my office in the Studley area (Worcestershire / Warwickshire), offering individual counselling and couples counselling for adults. I am an accredited Rewind practitioner for people experiencing difficulties following trauma.

I can help you to explore difficult areas in your life and make sense of your feelings. I work from a perspective which recognises that everyone has the potential to grow and develop to become the best that they can. To enable this to happen I provide a secure, trusting relationship where you can discuss your concerns without the fear of being judged. You will be able to explore and work with me to bring new understanding to your situation. You will be supported through the process of change as you make sense of what has happened and decide what you can do.

Counselling supports you as you develop an understanding of your feelings and recover from difficult experiences. I will help and support you through your journey. If you have experienced trauma I can help you to overcome the unwanted memories and flashbacks. I can provide you with the time and space to explore how you think and feel about what is happening to you.

Evening and daytime appointments are available.
Please telephone 01527 454831 (try this number first please)
Texts only on the mobile  07947936845.
Please see below for payment details.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Person-centred counselling)
Certificate in Counselling Studies
Post diploma Person Centred Relationship Counselling

I am an experienced practitioner and am on the BACP Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

    [British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy ]
The Register is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care demonstrating my professionalism and recognition within the health and social care sector.
I abide by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice from the BACP which includes regular supervision and continued professional development.

I am also an accredited member of the National Counselling Society  MNCS (Acc).

I have professional indemnity insurance and a disclosure and barring service clearance (DBS

The next step....
Please either 'phone me 07947936845 or send me an email (this can be done via Counselling Directory), giving brief details indicating how and when I can contact you to arrange an appointment; please give a telephone number so I can talk to you. I will be the only one who will answer this message whichever option you choose.

I can see you in a quiet residential area of Redditch [not far from the M42] where I have a dedicated counselling room. Please let me know if you cannot cope with stairs or require disable access. Bus routes are located nearby.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Areas of counselling that I work with include those above and the following:

            Anger                                        Family issues                      Loss and grief

                                        Relationships                            Redundancy

          Managing change                     Personal difficulties             Retirement

                                 Please ask if your issue is not included above.


Evening and daytimes appointments are available - please phone 01527454831 

Individual counselling sessions
Please book for an initial assessment so you can find out more and talk about the issues that bring you to counselling. Sessions last for 50 minutes.
Initial assessment £20      Subsequent counselling sessions  £35

Couples counselling / Relationship counselling
This may include: partners, husband/ wife, parent/child (or young person), business partners or two people who feel that counselling could help them. It could be about relationship or family issues or something that is causing you both concern and you would like to work on it together.
First session/ assessment £35    Subsequent sessions        £50  Both clients are required to attend

Concessions are available for counselling students/ young people and those on a low income.
Please ask for further details.

Further information

More information is available on my website

You can contact me (01527454831) for further information and I will usually reply to you within 24 hours (or the next working day if you contact me over the weekend). Please include your name, number and a time when I can contact you.

  • Counselling Directory email message
  • Telephone: if I cannot speak to you I will return the call as soon as possible.
  • Text: I will 'phone or text you

Maps & Directions

Studley, B80
Redditch, B98

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Appointments are currently available for COUPLES and individuals Monday 10 am to 8 pm Tuesday 9 am to 8 pm Wednesday 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm

Types of client

Older adults
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