Tara Cratchley MBACP (Accred) Counsellor and Supervisor

Tara Cratchley MBACP (Accred)   Counsellor and  Supervisor



About me

I am a fully qualified Therapist & Supervisor an accredited member of The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, working in Tonbridge mainly with some availability in Cranbrook Kent. In Tonbridge I am within walking distance from the train station, close the centre of town in an easy to get to location. I am experienced in working therapeutically with individuals, couples and groups in a variety of settings including schools, community settings and in addition to my private practice I work in acute mental health settings. I been awarded a regional award from the national charity Mind for my work.

I offer a safe, supportive, non-judgemental and confidential space, for people, to explore, express and reflect. I do not believe in a 'one size fits all' approach and provide counselling to reflect this, working within the BACP ethical framework.

I have a number of years experience of working with a wide range of issues and diagnoses including; anxiety; management issues, bereavement, trauma,child related issues; depression; loss and grief; suicidal feelings and self-harm; personality disorders; low self-esteem; relationship difficulties, separation and divorce;work related issues and anger management.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Counselling 2003

Certificate in Further counselling 2004

Advanced Diploma In Humanistic Counselling 2006

Suicide Intervention Skills training 2007

Certificate In Transactional Analysis 2010

Transactional Analysis Clinical psychotherapy training 2010 - 2014

Diploma in Supervision 2012

Working with couples 2012

Dimploma in CBT 2014

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


I work within the BACP ethical framework drawing on a number of different theoretical approaches to suit you as a client. I maintain confidentiality and my work is supervised in accordance with guidelines given by the BACP.

Your therapy may be for an agreed limited period or open-ended. In either situation the timing of the ending of the counselling relationship is important

Hours of Work:  I offer flexible appointments to accommodate clients often busy schedules working with adolescents and adults on a 1:1 basis, and also couples. I am able to offer evening and weekend appointments as well as day time appointments. Cost per Session:  £40.00 individuals £50 Couples.

Maps & Directions

Tonbridge, TN9

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


I have availability week days, evenings and weekends to accommodate often busy lifestyles I can be flexible on times offered.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I am a BACP Accredited therapist and qualified supervisor, I offer supervision on a one:one fortnightly or monthly basis from Cranbrook or Tonbridge.

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