Jane Chugg-White MBACP (Accred) BABCP (Accred)

Jane Chugg-White MBACP (Accred)  BABCP (Accred)

East Sussex

0771 4763660

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East Sussex

0771 4763660

About me

I am a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, and additionally trained in EMDR, (Eye Movement Desensitzation Reprocessing), DBT, (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy), and Humanistic Integrative Counselling.
I have over 20 years experience of working with individuals with mental health related problems. I am highly committed to this work.
A brief outline of each therapy I am able to offer is as follows:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
is a highly effective treatment for Depression and Anxiety related issues and is recommended by the NHS in their guidelines as an evidence based effective treatment for such issues. It is particularly effective for treating Depression, Panic Attacks, Agoraphobia, Social Phobia, General Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Health Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Low Self Esteem, Chronic Fatigue, Bulimia Nervosa. (This is not an exhaustive list of the problems that CBT is effective for).

Eye Movement De-sensitizaton Reprocessing (EMDR)
is a specialist treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, although it can also be used for some anxiety related issues and in the treatment of phobias. It is recommended by the NHS in their guidelines as an evidence based effective treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
was originally devised as a treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder. It is an extremely effective approach for individuals who struggle to find coping strategies or resources to manage extreme distress, and may therefore resort to self harming, or extreme risk taking behaviour.
Stage One of DBT informed treatment focusses on helping individuals to develop coping strategies and resources for managing distress.
Stage Two addresses the underlying causes of distress.
Stage Three helps the individual to begin to re invest energy into creating a meaningful life for themselves.

Humanistic Integrative Counselling
is an approach that is primarily based in the theory that every person contains the means to reach their full potential, and to become their true selves. Humanistic Therapy involves the client and therapist working alongside each other to discover what may be blocking/preventing the individual from reaching their full potential.

I am accredited with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists, and an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Training, qualifications & experience


Post Graduate Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

Certificate in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy. (Fully Qualified Practitioner of DBT).

Level 1,2, and 3 (Fully Qualified) EMDR Practitioner.

Diploma Humanistic Integrative Counselling.

Certificate Transpersonal Perspectives in Counselling


I have twenty years of experience of working in both in patient and out patient settings with a wide variety of presenting issues.
I spent 10 years working in a Rape Crisis Centre; and have spent the last eight years working in a psychiatric hospital with both residential, and out patients.
I have also worked with the NHS as part of a project to both raise awareness of Domestic Violence, and to introduce routine screening in A & E and Maternity Departments for Domestic Violence
In addition I have had a private therapy practice for a number of years.

I was part of an advisory body to the Metropolitan Police (based at New Scotland Yard) on Rape and Sexual Assault for a number of years. This was primarily focussed on improving services, and improving the treatment of victims of these crimes.

I have particular specialized knowledge and many years experience of working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Survivors of Rape and/or Childhood Sexual Abuse. I also have extensive experience of working with Depression, Low Self Esteem, and Anxiety related issues.

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£65.00 per hour.

Maps & Directions

Seaford, BN25

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Tuesday Evening; Wednesday and Friday Day-Time. (Early 8am appointments available).