Toby Payne

Toby Payne


07514 223820

About me

Hello, I'm Toby. I am a qualified integrative humanistic counsellor. I offer individual face to face and walk and talk counselling for those times when life can seem confusing or problems seem too much to handle on our own. Beginning counselling can be a big step and I hope that my calm and relaxed approach can help make it seem less daunting. I believe that counselling is a collaborative process, with the counsellor helping the client to explore their issues in a safe environment so that they can find the best way forward for them.

To enable me to be flexible to my client's needs, I take an integrative approach using aspects of Person Centred, Cognitive Behavioural, Transactional Analytical and Psychodynamic modalities.

My service is situated in a quiet and calming room in my house in Pitstone (near Tring). I can see clients here every week day, except Wednesday. I also offer walk and talk therapy from this location.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 5 Psychodynamic Counselling (CPCAB)
  • Level 4 Diploma Integrative Humanistic Counselling (CPCAB)
  • Level 3 Certificate Counselling Studies (CPCAB)
  • Level 2 Certificate Counselling Skills (CPCAB)
  • Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Certificate

I have worked as a volunteer in agencies working with adults and young people. I have also worked as a school counsellor.

Member organisations


Other areas of counselling I deal with

walk and talk therapy


I offer a free 30 minute initial meeting to discuss the suitability of counselling, and to answer any questions.

Normal sessions will last 50 minutes and be £40
Sessions will be at the same time and place.

Prices are the same for walk and talk therapy.

Maps & Directions

Tring, LU7

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Appointments are available: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (Pitstone). Check website for availability

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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