Anne Brown

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anxiety, loss, bereavement and trauma specialist
Unavailable until 30/04/2024

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Northallerton DL7
Unavailable until 30/04/2024

This professional is temporarily unavailable and will not be responding to enquiries until they return.

About me

Fed up with feeling anxious, having thoughts whizzing around your head and want to feel better about yourself? I can help you to make positive changes and achieve swift, effective results.

I can offer the Rewind fast trauma and phobia cure (only available face to face)  as well as helping you deal with many other issues (see list).

My aim is to help you to feel relaxed talking to me as you bring issues such as anxiety, low self esteem, bereavement, anger management, depression, panic attacks, relationship issues, confidence building and improving performance.

I work with individuals and organizations including police officers and civilian workers.  I'm approved by the PFOA (Police Firearms Officer's Association).
As a counsellor I draw on a wide range of different approaches choosing the most suitable and appropriate for your circumstances.
I believe that for counselling or coaching to be successful, our professional relationship is of particular importance so my goal is to provide a clear, informed and direct approach combined with understanding, compassion and genuine warmth.

If this sounds good to you, get in touch now by email (preferred) or phone: you can book a first session or arrange a free 15 minute initial phone call so I can answer any questions you might have.

I'm looking forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Dip Counselling,
  • Cert. in Counselling Supervision,
  • Cert. in Bereavement Supervision,
  • Cert. in Cognitive Behavioural Coaching,
  • EMDR,
  • Rewind Technique (fast trauma and phobia cure)
  • CBT
  • Solution Focussed

    I work in a variety of settings with a range of presenting issues and get referrals via GPs, the internet, Employers Assistance Programmes and most importantly, personal recommendation.

    My counselling experience is extensive; I set up and for eleven years managed the Staff Care Network, the employee counselling service for North Yorkshire County Council, all the District Councils within North Yorkshire and Askham Bryan College (total workforce covered by the service was 26,000) and have experience of working with groups and individuals on stress management, wellbeing and relationship issues.

For more than 25 years I have been a volunteer counsellor for my local hospice Heriott Hospice where I am a Supervisor for their Bereavement Service. I have also worked in a large GP practice.

I offer supervision for counsellors.

As a qualified cognitive behavioural coach, I work with people to identify and achieve their goals and find it very rewarding to help people build confidence and self-esteem and realise their potential.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

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


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

  • Sessions are charged at £50 per session.
  • Long or short term.
  • Payment is required in advance of each session via bank transfer (BACS) (preferred) and  cash  or cheque at each session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

*   Weekdays, evenings and Saturdays

*   Fee £50. Some concessions for counselling students.

Further information

Our first session

This is an opportunity for us to talk and see if we feel comfortable talking together and to discuss what you would like to achieve through our work together.


You will be able to raise any questions you may have about the way I work. It's important that you are clear about the contract that will be in place in order for the work to proceed. This will allow decisions to be made about continuing or ending our work at this stage.

Length and frequency of sessions

Sessions last for 1 hour and are designed to give you time to discuss your issues or worries in your own way at your own pace and you will be able to disclose as much or as little as you wish. At the start of counselling the pattern of sessions is usually weekly or fortnightly as we gradually build our working relationship. Later, as you begin to feel the benefit of our work together, you may choose to extend the period between sessions and this is a flexible arrangement which can be adapted to suit your particular needs.


Do please contact me via email for confidential discussion about your individual needs.

Ethical Framework

As a member of BACP I am bound by it's Ethical Framework.


"Anne Brown was recommended to me by an Oxford based friend (also a counsellor) who was concerned for my welfare after my wife walked out on me taking our two children with her. As a medical professional I was only used to fixing other peoples' problems. Now I needed the help. Anne not only realigned my thought processes on life but helped me take hold of the priorities of life. These sessions included how to relax more with simple techniques that Anne expertly taught me. I hold an enormous debt to Anne for helping me get through the hardest times of my 47 years."

"Thank you so much for your help and understanding. I've got so much from our appointments and I feel that I'm a better person."

"Anne is one of the most supportive, kind and understanding people I know, even when life's problems seem to have become unbearable she is always there to listen and help, not criticise. She is certainly the rock that anchors you in stormy weather and I would trust her without question."

19 Ashlands Drive, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9DF

19 Ashlands Drive, Leeming Bar, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9DF

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Anne Brown
Anne Brown