Santha Payne BA, BACP Accredited.
I am an Accredited and experienced therapist working from my home in Mollington and in Clapham at The Awareness Center. I work with individual, couples and young people.
I offer therapy for issues such as anxiety, depression and relational breakdown. I can support individuals to find strategies and more effective ways of managing anxiety and panic disorder so they may regain their quality of life and peace of mind. I am also an experienced couples counsellor and offer impartial support to both parties experiencing relational breakdown.
My Psychotherapy training has allowed me to consider how early attachments in childhood affect and influence who we choose as partners and how it affects our current adult relationships. I offer clients open ended therapy to allow them to consider these dynamics for as long as they need to to reach a satisfying outcome.
I work in addition, with young people who are experiencing mental health issues which may be impeding their development and affecting their social relationships - social anxiety, bullying and cyber bullying all are producing a very real threat to young people currently. I work with individuals to support them in managing panic disorders and self harm and long term depression and anxiety. Self esteem is often a key issue in young people’s lives today. In today’s world of selfies and social media a strong therapeutic relationship in therapy can allow inidivials to regain their sense of well being and confidence in connecting with others in a real way. I also offer recovery support for those who have experienced sexual harassment or attack.
I work with children and young people from the ages of 13-21 and have over 20 years experience of working with residential therapeutic schools and adolescent wards of mental health hospitals uch as the Wareneford in Oxford.
Training, qualifications & experience
BA Hons 1991
Diploma in Person Centered Therapy 2000
Post Gratuate Diploma in Person Centred Psychotherapy 2017
1st year Msc Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy at The Metanoia Institute - 2002.
Private practise in Banbury and Oxford.
Lead Counsellor at HMP Downview Prison.
I am a Clinical Supervisor to other counsellors in various settings.
I trained as a Supervisor in the Person Centred Approach at the Metanoia Institute - 2010. I have completed further Level 4 Supervision certificate training in 2017 and am happy to work with both students and experienced therapists
I work for the following private healthcare companies as an affiliated therapist
Bupa - AXA PP Healthcare - Insight Healthcare
Couples Counselling Training 2016.
BACP Accreditation current 2017.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Child related issues
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
My fees per session are £55 in Mollington and £80 in Clapham.
Couple rate £95
I offer a sliding scale and discounted rates for those on limited or fixed incomes.
I also offer Equine Experiential therapy for the following areas:
Fee per session £60
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I have a variety of appointments available in Mollington and I have limited spaces in Clapham
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I offer Person Centered supervision from Oxford and from my home in Banbury.