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Angela Scannell ECP, MBACP (accred) IAHIP, Integrative Psychotherapist

Whitstable, Kent, CT5 0044 (0) 7949 855626 0044 (0) 7949 855626 Registered / Accredited
Whitstable, Kent, CT5
0044 (0) 7949 855626 0044 (0) 7949 855626

About me

I am an Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor, more details can be seen on my website angela.scannell.com. I am a professionally trained, registered and accredited member of the BACP, ECP and IAHIP working within their ethical guidelines. I can be found on their websites as a professionally registered therapist.

I have 20 plus years experience of helping people with a broad range of psychological and physiological issues including anxiety, depression and relationship challenges. Clients come to me for therapy as a result of a crisis, a transitional event or simply the stresses of modern-day living. Awareness is always the first step to providing you with new choices and solutions. My approach navigates and supports you through your journey to self-discovery.

A trusting, confidential and respectful relationship between the client and me is always at the heart of successful therapy. I offer an initial 30-minute free consultation where together we explore how therapy may work for you and how comfortable we feel to work together.

I provide face to face service, located in Whitstable, Kent. I also provide services via Skype and telephone for
existing clients.

If you would like to book an appointment, please do contact me by phone or email.

Training, qualifications & experience

My background is in the health service, as a therapy radiographer working in the UK, US and in Ireland. In the 1990s I was also a part-time psychology lecturer for students at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. I then became a counsellor and group facilitator before training as a psychotherapist. In 2000, I left the health service and commenced a full-time private therapy practice in Dublin.

Having returned to the UK, In 2006, I commenced practice in Whitstable, Kent. I work in collaboration with Ruth Hoskins, Body Psychotherapist, and together we facilitate Stress Management Workshops.



  • Stress management counselling (Clanwilliam Inst.)
  • Diploma in community counselling ( Accept)
  • Certificate in group facilitation (St. Patricks College Maynooth)
  • Counselling and complementary therapies for people with cancer (Hamar)
  • Year 1 psychosynthesis training (Inst. of Psychosynthesis and Transpersonal theory)
  • including Mindfulness Training

1997 - 2000

  • Professional training in counselling and psychotherapy
  • Tivoli Institute, Dublin (humanistic and integrative)

2000 -2014

  • Year two psychosynthesis training ( Inst. of Psychosynthesis )
  • Understanding and the treatment of sexual offenders.
  • Year one of the principles and practice of Bodywork. (Inst. for Integrated Psychotherapy)
  • Workshops in Gestalt. (Vincent Humphries, Inst. of Gestalt)
  • Addiction workshops (Eoin Stevens)
  • Chiron workshops in the treatment of trauma, Levine and Rothschild,
  • CBT (Dr Adrian Hemmings / Wimbledon Guild)
  • Completed training in Pesso Boyden Method for working with individuals
  • Currently attending training in Attachment Theory

I work within the code and ethics of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (www.bacp.co.uk), The Irish Institute of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy (www.iahip.com) and the European Association of Psychotherapy (www.europsych.org). I am registered and accredited with all of these associations.

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

  • Sexual assault
  • Rape
  • Psychosomatic illnesses

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Transpersonal psychology


I offer an initial 30-minute free consultation where together we explore how psychotherapy or counselling could help you. If you decide to continue, we will arrange a programme of weekly sessions.

My fees are £60 with a sliding scale to £45 for a 50 minute session. This flexibility can be discussed.

Further information

Please look at my website: www.angelascannell.com or phone 07949 855626.


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


0800 - 1900 by appointment, Tuesday to Thursday

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Angela Scannell  ECP, MBACP (accred) IAHIP,  Integrative Psychotherapist

Angela Scannell ECP, MBACP (accred) IAHIP, Integrative Psychotherapist

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