Dr Will Edwards - Registered & Chartered Psychologist in Oxford & Wantage

Dr Will Edwards - Registered & Chartered Psychologist in Oxford & Wantage

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30 Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2NY

Wantage Natural Therapy Centre
34A Market Place
Wantage
Oxfordshire
OX12 8AH

07585955377

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30 Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2NY

Wantage Natural Therapy Centre
34A Market Place
Wantage
Oxfordshire
OX12 8AH

07585955377

About me

Welcome to my profile. As a counselling psychologist, I am trained in a number of therapeutic approaches and tailor my approach to suit your needs. Whatever may be troubling you, I would look to provide a warm, considered and respectful reply. After reading this profile, should you wish to go ahead please do call or email me and we can arrange an initial meeting. Sessions are either in the centre of Oxford or the centre of Wantage, so do let me know which is more convenient for you.

I offer psychological therapy for personal development and a wide range of emotional and behavioural difficulties. Having had training in a number of therapeutic techniques and ideas enables me to consider a person’s difficulties from a number of perspectives and to offer therapy based on a person's needs and on current research evidence.

I have completed both undergraduate and masters qualifications in psychology at Oxford Brookes and Oxford Universities and a doctorate in psychology (PsychD in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology) at the University of Surrey. I am registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (the independent government appointed regulator of psychologists in the UK) and I am an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) which means you can expect high standards of psychological knowledge and expertise. It also means I am committed to high ethical standards of practice and professional development.

I work with clients using humanistic person-centred, psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and having a keen interest in mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is an integral part of my practice.

I have experience working within several NHS and public service counselling and psychotherapy services in Oxfordshire and London, working with individuals with a broad spectrum of difficulties. I now practise privately and have a special interest in adult mental health, particularly difficulties that can arise with life stage transitions.

Making the initial contact can feel quite daunting for many people. If you do not feel that you wish to make an appointment, but have questions that you would like answered, then do email or call. If I am unable to take your call immediately, I may be with a client, so do leave a message on the answering machine and I will get back to you as soon as I can. Please be assured that all communication will be in the strictest confidence and should I need to leave a message for you, it will be discreet.

Training, qualifications & experience

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society

CPsychol (British Psychological Society, Chartered Psychologist)

PsychD in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology (University of Surrey)

Masters of Research in Psychology (Oxford Brookes and University of Oxford)

Graduate Diploma in Psychology (Oxford Brookes)

Foundation in Psychotherapy and Counselling (Regent’s University, London)

BSc (Hons) (Imperial College, London)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BPS
HCPC

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Life stage transitions, for example going to university, midlife, or retirement.

Fees

Please feel free to call or email me if you have any questions before making an appointment and I will be happy to arrange a brief telephone conversation.

My fees are £90 for the initial meeting and subsequent sessions but after the initial meeting session fees can vary between £70 and £105 depending on the location and type of work we decide on together.

Concessionary prices are available on a limited basis for students, trainee therapists and lower-income earners/unemployed.

Further information

Studies show that the relationship with the therapist is the single most important factor for a successful therapy. It is important to feel safe and comfortable in order to be able to trust and confide problems. The initial meeting generally is for sixty minutes and is an opportunity for you to tell me about what brings you to therapy and about your hopes and expectations. It is also an opportunity to meet and consider together if therapy would be helpful and if it is something you would like to do.

Maps & Directions

Oxford, OX1 2NY
Wantage, OX12 8AH

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

My practice is in Oxford and Wantage from Tuesdays to Fridays. Saturday sessions may also be available.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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