Philip Bailey, UKCP registered psychotherapist

Philip Bailey, UKCP registered psychotherapist

Aston Clinton

07528 908135

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Aston Clinton

07528 908135

About me

I have worked with individual clients in a number of settings.  These include working in my present private practice in Aston Clinton, and previously in private practice alongside and with the pastoral care team of St Stephen's Church, an Anglican Church in Twickenham and with Breavement Services for Hounslow. My experience includes working with clients who are affected by anxiety, trauma, grief, work-related stress, Christian spirituality issues,dissociation, depression and self harm.  It also includes people who have lost someone close or who have been caught up in tragic events such as major accidents, attacks or war.  The rememberances, experiences, affects and issues may continue to affect your life and you may want to work through some of these difficult, confusing or painful experiences to seek relief and to get some balance back.  I can help you to look at these things and together we can work through what is affecting you.  Often this allows you to make sense of things and also to begin to see some relief from the affects.

With couples seeking help, I work mostly with people experiencing marriage or relationship difficulties.  I also have experience of helping couples work through the affects from children who may have died in pregnancy or childbirth or through termination or death in childhood.

I offer a free first appointment.  You will be able to experience what it's like and how this is for you.  We will talk about practical things too like cost, confidentiality and how many sessions might be appropriate.  Then you can choose whether you want to continue.

My training as a counsellor and a psychotherapist has covered different approaches to therapy and I work with the approaches that I feel will be best.


My counselling room is in Aston Clinton about 3 miles south east of Aylesbury, just off the A41.  This is close to towns and villages such as Aylesbury, Stoke Mandeville, Wendover, Tring, Thame, Halton, Pitstone, Ivinghoe and villages in between.

Parking in is available on Green End Street.

Bus routes: From Aylesbury include numbers 500, 501, 164 and 61.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc (Counselling and Psychotherapy)

Professional Bodies:

Registered as an accredited Psychotherapist and as a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor with UKCP

Clinical member of and accredited an an Existential Analytic Psychotherapist by the Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association (MUPCA accredited)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited



Individuals: £45 per session

Couples: £55 per session

Concession or lower cost fees may be agreed on an individual basis.

Further information

I work with individual clients over the age of 18 years and I undertake couples counselling. Often, short term counselling of up to 12 sessions is sufficient.  Therapy normally involves meeting regularly weekly.

In addition I work with people who have experienced

grief, loss and affects following a suicide or other traumatic death

trauma from issues experienced in childhood

feelings about yourself and your relation to others

feelings of unease, anxiety, panic but which don’t seem to have a cause

life crises (such as questioning the meaning of your life and where it is going)

issues around identity

relationship issues with couples or difficulties relating to the loss of a child

mental health issues and relational difficulties associated with this

If you'd like to contact me I am available on or on 07528 908135.

Maps & Directions

Aylesbury, HP22

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Weekdays and weekday evenings by appointment

Types of client

Older adults
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