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About me

I work with adults and teenagers from premises in Godalming and Milford.

I currently work exclusively online during this coronavirus outbreak.

I am able to offer one to four sessions, for clients wanting brief therapy during the current stressful situation.

My approach

As an integrative therapist I can vary my approach to suit your individual needs. I can work both short and long term. My way of working is collaborative to empower the client to move forward through psychoeducation. Therapeutic work does not just happen in the session there is also a process of reflection after each session finishes.

Powerful emotion can be tapped into using imagery. I have a range of creative resources which we can use as an image can speak a thousand words. The therapy can help through talking or creativity, to explore left over experiences which are getting in the way, holding you back from moving on and changing life or accepting it as it may be. I am experienced at working with younger children, using sand trays, symbols or picture cards.

I am fully trained in the evidence-based approach of Mindfulness.

How can I help?

I can help with many issues

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Self harm
  • Identity issues
  • Coping with change

Training, qualifications & experience

MBACP (Accredited BACP Counsellor/Psychotherapist)

Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Diploma in Counselling Supervision

Certificate in Therapeutic Communication using the Arts with Children.

Certificate in using Creative Art interventions therapeutically with young people

Diploma in Nursery Nursing NNEB

Certificate in “CBT with Heart” (BACP recognised)

Professional Certificate in Mindfulness

Other professional training experience


I have experience working within the NHS, with young people, schools and charities. I have worked for the Priory Group, as well as in private practice. I have volunteered for RASACC, Open House, and have given presentations to Carers on Mindfulness, and a client group on encouraging good mental health. I currently facilitate a women’s self -esteem and emotional strength mentoring programme using aspects of creative Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

My experience working as a counsellor, in a residential school/college for high functioning pupils with special educational challenges has given me the opportunity to work in a creative and stimulating way. I can relate to the challenge’s carers face through professional and personal experience.

I am fully compliant with General Data Protection Regulations.

My experience includes counselling work in the NHS, colleges, businesses, schools and charities –Open house Counselling (YMCA) and Surrey Care trust. I have also worked for the Priory group.

Continuing professional development(CPD)

Awakening training -Clearmind

Shine -self esteem training for empowering women Hillsong London

Working with trauma through CBT Adrian Hemmings

Professional Training in the Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness

Roles played in families- Deep release

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

Working with child and parent
Aspergers syndrome
Working with vulnerable adults
Youth adults

Trained Facilitator for Shine-a personal development and mentoring group.

Previously ran a Post natal depression group.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis


£50.00  a session in Godalming and Liphook
Some concessions available for students.

Some concessions for children and students

£50.00 Supervision
Some concessions for students in training

£55.00 for Couples Counselling

£50.00 for daytime sessions in therapy room near Surbiton

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers


Appointments - Daytime, Evenings available. Liphook and Surbiton available on certain days.

Further information

There are further details  on my website - www.rhydderch.clara.net

am a member of the Special Interest Group for Autism Practitioners at Reading university.

I am a member of TAG (Trauma and abuse group)


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

Types of client

Young people
Older adults


I am a qualifed and experienced supervisor.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Angela Rhydderch BACP (Accredited), UKCP Registered)

Angela Rhydderch BACP (Accredited), UKCP Registered)