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Katherine Justesen BA Adv Dip.(Couns) MBACP (accred)

Stedham, West Sussex, GU29
07443626149 07443626149 Registered / Accredited
Stedham, West Sussex, GU29

About me

What do you want to change? How do you want things to be different? Together we can work towards helping you through your difficulties and finding a new way to cope with, and think about life.

In the safe, comfortable and confidential environment I offer, you can be free to explore your problems and establish a better way forward.

I work in an integrative way, which means that I use theory and techniques from different schools of counselling to form a unique way of working with each client. My way of working tries to ensure that the therapy fits the client, not the other way round.

I believe that central to all counselling is the relationship between the client and therapist, and this is the basis of our work together.

I also believe that our past can affect our present, so along with looking at issues in the here and now I also work with matters from childhood.

I am a member of the BACP and work to the BACP Ethical Framework and am committed to providing an ethical counselling practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Accredited Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
  • BA Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Certificate in Clinical Supervision
  • IPT
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (BACP Approved)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory Levels 1,2,3
  • Trauma & Recovery
  • Short Term Solution Focused Therapy
  • Drug Addiction
  • CBT
  • Suicide & Self Harm

NHS Primary Care - Psychological Therapist and Clinical Supervisor
Royal Navy - Counsellor
Portsmouth Counselling Services - Counsellor

I have a private practice where I see individuals and couples for long and short term therapy.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis


Individuals £40
Couples £50

Reduced fees are available subject to circumstances (students, low income etc)

West Sussex

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


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

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Katherine Justesen BA Adv Dip.(Couns) MBACP (accred)

Katherine Justesen BA Adv Dip.(Couns) MBACP (accred)