Stephen Westcott

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Rochester, Kent, ME1 1XY
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About me

I am an experienced BACP Accredited and UKCP registered integrative counsellor/psychotherapist and supervisor working in Rochester, Medway (ME1,ME2,ME3,ME4,ME5,ME6) and online via Zoom, Whatsapp, Skype and other secure platforms. I aim to provide an environment for co-created exploration and growth both for individuals and couples.
I am an integrative practitioner which means I draw from many approaches to therapy depending on the issues and/or client suitability. I enjoy working with clients of various ages and backgrounds. My own background is in music and I therefore like to look at the therapeutic work as something co-created. My belief is that we all have the ability to create the lives we wish to lead. This may of course sometimes be difficult, but I feel that it is in approaching life in a creative way that possibilities can be explored.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 10 years and thousands of client hours in the field, an MA in Integrative Psychotherapy, an Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling and a Diploma in Clinical Supervision. I have also trained in CBT. I am an accredited member of the BACP and have had varied experience with drug and alcohol services, MIND, The Place to Be, and as a team leader and counsellor for Haringey Council. I currently work as a counsellor, psychotherapist and supervisor in full time private practice.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I love working with creatives from any discipline.


£60.00 - £80.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health
  • Aviva

Additional information

Sessions in Rochester are £70 for individuals, £80 for couples. Some low cost places are also available. Supervision sessions are £60 individual and £80 for groups.

All sessions are 50 minutes in length.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

Please feel free to contact me if you'd like any additional information or would like to discuss anything prior to making an appointment.

16, East Row, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1XY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Sorry, I'm afraid I don't have wheelchair access but can work online instead.

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Google Meet


In person

I have been a supervisor since 2008 and provide clinical supervision in Rochester Kent and online to a variety of counsellors and psychotherapists.

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Stephen Westcott
Stephen Westcott