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Teresa Townsend

About me

As a qualified Integrative Counsellor I work with individuals, young people, couples, teenagers and parents, groups and organisations offering counselling for many issues including Anger Management,Bereavement, Depression, Anxiety,Abuse, Addiction(s), Relationship Issues, Child Related Issues, Low Self-Esteem, Separation and Divorce, Low Self Confidence, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Stress, Emotional Abuse, Trauma, Bullying, Work Related Issues

I have worked as a Counsellor in Further Education for twelve years, and as Head of Counselling, establishing and managing the College Counselling Service, providing counselling and support for staff and students, workshops and training and supervision

I now work as a Student and Staff Counsellor at Cranfield University - a leading Post Graduate University in Bedfordshire

For the past eleven years I have worked as a trauma debriefer and affiliate for Axa ICAS, an international Employee Assistance provider.

I have private practices in Northwood and Pinner which have been successfully established for twelve years

I supervise those who support victims of serious crime, managers and counsellors working with young people, trainee and qualified counsellors

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Counselling 1996 Middx University

Critical Incident Processing and RecoveryPractioners Licence 2004 ICAS

Diploma in Supervision 2006 Cascade

EMDR Certificate Level 11

Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Member organisations


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
  • EMDR
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy


Counselling Young People: 2 FREE places for young people aged 13 - 19. These are available for those not wishing to, or unable to, be funded by parents/guardians

Counselling: £45 per session
£40 per session - consessionary fee for low wages earners and non workers

Supervision: Free First Session, subsequent sessions £45 for qualified counsellors, £40 for trainee counsellors

Couple Counselling: £45 per hour
£67 per hour and a half

Trauma - EMDR and Critical Incident Debriefing:
£50 per hour

Organisation: Negotiated fee according to requirements

Further information

As a Counsellor, Manager, Trainer and Supervisor I have worked over the last 16 years with young people, couples, individuals, parents and teenagers,  groups, organisations and in education, commerce, industry and the voluntary sector

118 High Street


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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 Unspecified


As a qualified Integrative/Person Centred Counselling Supervisor I offer supervision to trainee and qualified counsellors both individually and in group supervision.

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