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Sonja Antony MBACP(accred) MSc Psychol

Headley Down GU35 & Brighton And Hove BN3
07944 682 974 07944 682 974 Registered / Accredited
Headley Down GU35 & Brighton And Hove BN3

About me


You have taken the first step towards making a change in your life.

I am a BACP accredited psychotherapist with over 12 years of clinical experience working in both in and out patient services.I treat all major mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, phobias, work/home related stresses, bereavement etc.

I specialise in the treatment of eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating disorder, compuslsive eating); body dysmorphia and addictions. I  work with adults, adolescents, couples and families.

My approach

I work from an integrative humanistic perspective, which focuses on the ‘here and now’ experience of the person. The goal of counselling is to achieve greater self-awareness and encourage the client to take greater responsibility for their lives. These changes are facilitated within a therapeutic relationship which is non-judgemental and accepting of the clients world.

Training, qualifications & experience


MSc in Psychology                                                                                                          Post Graduate Certificate in Applied Systemic Therory
Adanced Diploma in Integrative Humanistic Counselling /Psychotherapy
BSc (Hons) Psychol.
Dip. Practionner Skills for Eating Disorders

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 is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Obesity treatment and weight management.
Post bariatric surgery (gastric banding) counselling

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness


Fees for individual sessions : £55-£70.00

Couples sessions: £75.00

Family sessions: £85.00

Aviva and Bupa approved practitioner

Further information

Professional Memberships
MBACP (accred)(British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)
BPS (British Psychological Society)

I adhere to the BACP's ‘Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy’. My work is supervised and I am fully insured.

The Practice Rooms
160 - 162 Church Road
Brighton And Hove
East Sussex

Headley Down

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages French; German


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


I am available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Daytime and evening appointments.

Types of client

Young people
Sonja Antony MBACP(accred) MSc Psychol

Sonja Antony MBACP(accred) MSc Psychol