Dr Melanie Phelps
399 London Rd
I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist (Health & Care Professions Council Registered Practitioner Psychologist) & Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS)) offering a professional private and confidential service. For adults, couples and teens / youths.
I offer CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) integrative psychological counselling, psychotherapy, and clinical hypnotherapy, for every day issues (negative relationship patterns & problems,tragic grief & bereavement, stress & burnout, anger management, confidence, self esteem, childhood abuse, rape & assault, emotional distress, chronic fatigue, workplace and school bullying) as well as mental health issues (anxiety, panic attacks, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) obsessive compulsive disorder OCD, phobias, eating disorders, compulsive overeating).
I am also a part time Senior Tutor for an advanced diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (accredited by the Open University)
and a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited supervisor.
I have been in private practice since 2001 and work from a serviced office in central Camberley with free parking, waiting area & disabled access.
My areas of particular interest are Trauma, Compulsive Overeating, Panic Attacks & Anxiety, Phobias, Bereavement, Stress & Anger management, Self Esteem, Confidence Building, and Relationships.
I offer one to one face to face, skype and phone sessions.
I offer personality profiling and full psychological assessment with report if required and am an Expert Witness (for Court Cases - Personal Injury and Family Law).
Private self referrals accepted - please call or email.
Health Insurance and NHS referrals: you will usually (but not always) need a referral letter from your GP or Psychiatrist. I am registered with the following Health Insurance companies: BUPA, AXA, Aviva, Simply Health, Cigna and most of the main health insurance providers.
I offer day, evening and some weekend appointments.
- Initial appointment = £100
- Subsequent sessions = £90
- Block of 6 sessions = £500
Payment methods: Online bank transfer, Credit & debit cards, Paypal, cash & cheque.
Training, qualifications & experience
Associate Fellow British Psychological Society
British Psychological Society (Registered supervisor)
Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) Practitioner Psychologist
- BSc (Hons) Psychology
- MSc Counselling Psychology
- Post Masters Diploma Counselling Psychology
- MA Behavioural Therapy
- PhD Clinical Hypnotherapy
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Certificate (Berkshire Trauma Service)
- Diploma in Eating Disorders
- EMDR (Eye Movement Reprocessing & Desensitisation) Fully Qualified (part 1,2 & 3)
- Brief Solution Focussed Therapy Cert.
- Psychometric testing & Personality profiling qualified
- Qualified Nurse
- Qualified Teacher / Tutor
- Qualified Supervisor
I have worked in a male medium secure prison, the NHS (Centre for Psychology IAPT service & Mental Health Out Patients), 10 Harley St., Kingston Women's Centre, Cruse Bereavement Charity, and have been involved in delivering anti bullying school programmes in schools in Berkshire as well as Eating Disorder awareness talks in schools in Surrey.
Private Practice since 2001
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Initial consultation and treatment plan = £100
- subsequent sessions = £90
- Block of 6 sessions = £500
Psychological assessment and report = POA
Payment options: Credit / debit card, online bank transfer, Paypal, cheque & cash.
- British Psychological Society (BPS)
(Associate Fellow, full member of the Division of Counselling Psychology)
- Health & Care Professions Council
- The National Counselling Society
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday Tuesday Thursday day and evening (8am - 8pm) Some weekend appointments
Types of client
Supervision & training
I offer supervision for trainee and qualified therapists (counsellors, psychotherapists, hypnotherapists).View supervision profile