Irene Stone

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BA (Hons), MBACP (accred.), HPD, DipCogHyp, NLP Master Prac.
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Camberley, GU17
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and welcome to Counselling for Change & Wellbeing 

My name is Irène, I am a friendly, experienced counsellor and supervisor with over 20 years of experience working in private practice and higher education. I gained my bachelor’s degree in person centred counselling, at the Metanoia Institute, London and I am an accredited member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy; registration number 20329) and adhere to their professional standards of conduct.

It is my belief that looking after our mental health is one of the most important aspects of living a happy and successful life. And so, over the past two decades I have supported my clients to develop healthier ways of managing difficulties and looking after their mental health. 

If you are feeling overwhelmed, stressed or depressed due to either external or internal factors, counselling can provide the space to find new ways of managing these difficulties, from breakdown to breakthrough.

Free phone consultation: Making an appointment can feel quite daunting for some people so please make use of your free phone consultation. During this 20 minute chat we can discuss your reason for calling and you can ask any question you might have about how I work as a counsellor.

I look forward to working with you.

Further information for you:

Sessions for individuals with Irène: Your sessions will last for 50min. during which we will discuss your issue and explore the underlying causes without judgement but with an open mind. This new insight and practical tools will help you to look for new ways of managing problems more effectively. We will work together at a pace that suits you to support an affirmative and holistic process for any positive change to be lasting.

Sessions for couples: Couples often find themselves stuck in a lonely or even opposing positions to one another with communication at a low point. If you feel that you and your partner would want to learn new ways of interacting with each other, improving your connections and exploring healthier boundaries, then you might find that working with me offers you the right environment to do this in a safe and balanced way.

Additional Experience:  Over the past twenty years I have continued to undergo extensive professional development in different areas (i.e. couples counselling, trauma work, domestic violence, stress & anger management, neuro linguistic programming). I have also worked as a core counsellor and supervisor for the counselling department at the Brunel University London (2009 and 2023), where I worked individually with students and staff members in a highly stressful and demanding environment to support their resilience and overall mental wellbeing.

 (I hold a current and enhanced DBS check UK wide)

Training, qualifications & experience

• BA (Hons) Person Centred Counselling, Metanoia Institute, Middlesex University

• Certificate in Supervision

• Certificate in NLP

• Diploma in Cognitive Hypnotherapy

• Certificate in Trauma Work

• Domestic Violence Training

• Masterclass on Working at Relational Depth in Counselling Psychotherapy

• Certificate in Couples Counselling

• Use of Humour in the Counselling Relationship

• Eating Disorders

• Relational Depth

• Shame and Actualisation

• Fragile, dissociated and Psychotic Process

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

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

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I offer groups for stress management (i.e. exam stress), self-esteem, personal strengths and much more. Please contact me if you are interested.

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£60.00 - £110.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information


Individuals  >  in person/remote       £ 60

Couples (60min)       £ 110


Individuals    £ 90

Groups    £ 45 

Concessions for counsellors in training.

Free initial phone consultation

I offer a free initial phone consultation of up to 20 minutes. This is offered without any further obligation but can be useful to explore what brings you to counselling and discuss how we might work together.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Mon to Fri > 9am - 8pm

Your messages will be answered as soon as possible and within working hours (please be mindful of weekends and bank holidays where my practice is closed).

Further information

Location for face to face individual and couples work:
Blackwater, GU17

Private parking available

Within close reach of the M3

Camberley, GU17

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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In person

Highly experienced integrative supervisor with over 20 years of experience in supporting qualified counsellors and counsellors in training.

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Irene Stone
Irene Stone