Nerys Jones, MBACP

Nerys Jones, MBACP

Trefonen, Nr Oswestry

01691 657508 / 07720 717885

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Trefonen, Nr Oswestry

01691 657508 / 07720 717885

About me

I am a qualified person centred counsellor with over 15 years experience working for the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) NHS, and a registered member of BACP. I have been involved working with children, young people and their families from many different backgrounds and cultures including work within Sure Start and Children's centres. Recently I have worked in the voluntary sector with children, young people and couples often using an eclectic approach.

My experience covers a number of areas including anxiety, phobias, depression, PND, abuse, self harm, attachment difficulties and relationship issues. Much of my work allows people to think about their feelings and emotions and why they behave in the way they do, and to guide them to work through their own issues in a calm, empathic, non-judgemental environment. This means they can have the courage to open up about their difficult experiences and build on their own inner strengths and increased self esteem to move forward and change the course of their lives.

I now work from my home in a quiet, calm environment with easy parking.

Training, qualifications & experience

1997: Introduction to Counselling Skills, University of Wales (Bangor)
2000: BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Wales (Bangor)
2003: CTi Counselling Certificate (person centred), Wolverhampton
2005: CTi Counselling Diploma (person centred), Wolverhampton
2006: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy training (DDP, attachment based for children suffering trauma & abuse), level 1, London.
2008: DDP training level 2, London.
2009: Solihull Approach training, Wolverhampton. (Behavioural model)
2010: Train the trainers, Solihull Approach training, Wolverhampton.

Additional training

  • 1995: Kaleidescope training certificate for youth workers in churches.
  • 1996: Certificate in Education 7307, stage 1
  • 2001: Family Friends for 5's to 11's working in the voluntary sector
  • 2013: Safeguarding Children & Young People and Child Protection.
  • 2013: Sexual abuse training.


  • Specialist Mental Health Practitioner/Counsellor working therapeutically with children, young people and adults within the NHS, often from traumatic and abusive backgrounds.
  • Experience working with children, young people and adults with anxiety and depression often affecting their daily lives.
  • Working therapeutically with parents/carers of fostered or adopted children.
  • Solution Focussed therapeutic work with children and their families often thinking about challenging behaviour and the impact on home and school environments.
  • Consultation and Reflective Practice Group with Family Support Professionals in Children Centre, including training in areas for example PND, attachment, domestic violence and motivation to work.
  • Relationship issues with couples

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


Your first initial consultation will last 50 minutes, and is available at a reduced rate of £30.00.

All subsequent sessions will be £40.00 (per 50 minute session)

Please contact me to discuss possible concessional appointments.

Further information

I have been involved with children and young people over 16 years in a variety of environments including the voluntary sector, CAMHS, Sure Start and Children's Centres, also working with adults both individually, couples and family relationships. I like to think I'm an empathic and reflective person enabling people to feel at ease to talk more freely and express their emotions & feelings in a safe environment.

Please feel welcome to contact me and discuss how best we can work together as often the worst hurdle is opening up to a person you don't know. Once the ice is broken, it can feel a relief to have the space to talk safely and in private and to work out what you want to get out of the counselling.

Maps & Directions

Trefonen, Nr Oswestry, SY10

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Flexible appointments, please contact me to discuss availability.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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