Joyce Howitt MBACP (Snr Accred)

Joyce Howitt  MBACP  (Snr Accred)


Newton Abbot

01752 642441 / 07596008840

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About me

I am a BACP Registered, BACP Senior Accredited Supervisor(Individuals) an ACC Accredited Counsellor and Supervisor; and an Associate Member of the Association for Coaching.  I offer confidential, caring, non judgemental counselling in a safe space to talk and be heard in Plymouth, Newton Abbot and Totnes.

My counselling approach is integrative and is tailored to the needs of the individual client. I also offer Counselling Supervision to experienced counsellors, trainees and counsellors working in voluntary agencies.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Counselling Supervision; Diploma in Pastoral and Clinical Counselling; Diploma in Creative CBT; Diploma in NLP; Advanced Certificate in Counselling; Certificate in Grief and Bereavement Counselling; Certificate in Marriage and Family Counselling; Transactional Analysis 101 Certificate.
I have also undertaken specialised courses in Psychodynamic Counselling and Working with Bereaved Children and Young People. I also have a Diploma in Life Coaching

I started counselling in 1996 and in addition to many years experience in private practice I have counselled in a GP surgery, and in various agencies including 15 years working with bereaved clients and 8 years working with clients who had been abused in childhood or adulthood.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also have a Diploma in Life Coaching


Counselling: individuals - £25 for an initial session of one hour; thereafter £35 per hour. Concessions negotiable for students and those on low incomes.
Telephone Counselling : £30 per hour
Counselling: couples - £25 for an initial session of one hour, thereafter £40 per hour.
Supervision: £45 per 1.5 hour session and £35 per hour with reduced rates for Counselling Students and counsellors working for voluntary agencies.
Life Coaching: £40 per hour; 4 face to face sessions £140 if paid in advance

Further information

Maps & Directions

Plymouth, PL6
Newton Abbot, TQ12

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


9.00am - 5.00pm Mon - Frid but evening apppointments also available and occasional Saturday mornings

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I regard Supervision as a collegial relationship between the supervisor and the counsellor where the supervisor, contrary to the image of the ‘work place supervisor is a mentor and guide rather than an ‘overseer’.

Online supervision:No
Telephone supervision:Yes
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