A Safe Space To Talk

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Counsellors are registered with the BACP
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Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About us

Are you feeling stuck ? Do you think you could benefit from talking to someone? Are you experiencing anxiety or depression, do you have low self esteem or are you struggling to make sense of your life and find meaning?  Our counsellors will work with you so you feel safe talking about your difficulties without fear of judgement.

A Safe Space To Talk is a Basecamp service, providing a face to face counselling service in Chepstow, NP16 as well online anywhere in the UK.

Our counsellors offer a wide range of approaches to meet differing client needs and have a variety of training and experience of working with young people and adults. 

Our counsellors practise different types of therapy and some more than one, depending on client need; these include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Systemic, Person Centred and the Rewind intervention for trauma.

Our Team Profiles:

My name is Matt, I am a people person at heart with a warm and strong compassionate desire to make a difference. I work from a Humanistic approach to therapy with the ability to work with children, young people and adults. My primary areas of knowledge and experience includes, but not limited to: anxiety, depression, addictions, gender identity, grief and trauma. I have particular interests in identity, relationships, and abuse with an innate understanding when working with individuals from the LGBTQ+ community.

Session charge: £45 Availability: (in-person) Tuesday 15:30-18 :00, Wednesday 13:00-15:15, Friday 13:00-15:15 Age range: aged 7-adulthood.

Hello I’m Victoria. A people person at heart, I am warm and compassionate, with a strong desire to make a difference. As a level 6 Pluralistic Adult and CYP Psychotherapist I work with all age groups, utilising a variety of counselling approaches such as Person-Centred and CBT. This enables an individual an integrative counselling experience tailored to suit your needs. I offer a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where we can explore whatever is troubling you. Areas of knowledge and experience include, but not limited to, Anxiety, Trauma, Grief, Sexuality and Gender Identity. I maintain a passionate interest and innate understanding when working with LGBTQI+ individuals.

Session charge: £45 Availability: (in-person)  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10:30-18:00Age range: clients from aged 7  & adults.

Hi, my name’s Stephen and I work as an integrative counsellor that uses psychodynamic, cognitive behaviour and humanistic approaches. My aim is to develop insight and confidence to understand aspects of yourself by helping you explore aspects of the past, thoughts and emotions in the present. My philosophy is person centred so sessions are tailored to accommodate what you want and need from counselling. I have experience working with adolescents and adults in short and long term therapy and provide a space you can feel comfortable talking about absolutely anything in an environment that is non-judgemental and friendly. 

Session charge: £45.00 Availability: (in-person) Tuesday 13:00-18:00, Wednesday 13:00-15:34, Thursday 13:00-15:15

My name is Rich, I’m an Integrative counsellor which means I can utilise various approaches such as CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), Humanistic, Solution-Focused, Gestalt, amongst many more. The beauty of being an Integrative counsellor is to provide a service that is tailored to you. The foundation of my approach is Pluralism, which means collaborating with you to ensure you are getting exactly what you need from counselling, to prosper. The reason why Pluralism is at the heart of my practice is because I believe it is vital you are a part of the counselling process and not just a participant.

Session charge: £50.00 Availability: (online & in-person) Tuesday 09:15-15:15, Wednesday 09:15-15:15, Friday 09:15-15:15, Saturday PM

Hello, I'm Murray. What do you want or need from therapy? Some people know, most people don’t. These are your sessions, so my role is to work with you to understand, to manage or to overcome your psychological concerns in way that is useful way for you. I am trained pluralistically, which means there is no one correct way to do therapy, because everybody is their own person, and different people need different things at different times.

Session charge: £40.00 Availability: (online) All day Monday & Thursday, (in-person) Friday 09:15-18:00

Hello, my name is Julie, an integrative counsellor. Are life problems affecting your day-to-day living?   I can offer a warm and welcoming space to explore challenges you may be facing.  It can help to have someone to support you, without judgement, in possible struggles.  Talking about your concerns within a counselling relationship can help tackle difficulties holding you back.  I believe that you are the expert of your journey and that, with trust, you can take steps towards the change you seek.  I have degree in Counselling and Social Studies and level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. 

Session charge: £40.00 Availability: (online & in-person) Monday 09:15-15 :30, Friday 09:15-15:15 Age range: 15 upwards.

I'm Kate, I'm an integrative counsellor; I work in a way that draws on a number of different approaches and models instead of working with one specific theory to meet your needs. I believe that life can be difficult sometimes and we all need someone to talk to when we are struggling. An empathetic therapeutic relationship can help you to identify and change areas of your life that are perhaps causing distress, anxiety, depression, and other related difficulties. I can provide an environment that is friendly and a safe non- judgemental space to help explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. 

Session charge: £40.00 Availability: Monday 09:15-11:45, Tuesday 09:15-18:00, Wednesday 09:15-11:45, Thursday 09:15-18:00, Friday 09:15-11:45

I’m Denise, I will work collaboratively with you; you know you and I know the counselling stuff, together we can work it out. I’ll combine a wealth of therapeutic skills, providing bespoke therapy, as individual as you. You will develop strategies to help you change the unhelpful thoughts and behaviours that are holding you back, arming you with ways for coping with them, now and in the future. I will provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgemental therapeutic space.  As a member of the BACP, I work in accordance with their ethical framework to always ensure your best interests. 

Session charge: £50.00 (couples & individuals) Availability: (online & in-person) Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 09:15-19:15 Age range: aged 13 years & above.

Hi, I’m Lisset. I can provide you with 6 sessions of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT works best for people who are psychologically minded and have an awareness and insight into their emotional world. I also offer a trauma intervention called the Rewind. The Rewind is a non-disclosure technique (you don’t have to tell me about your trauma) to reduce the distress it causes on a day-to-day basis. Additionally I offer couple’s counselling to help people improve their interpersonal communication and resolve differences.

Session charge: £50.00 Availability: (in-person) Monday 13:00-15:15, Tuesday 16:00-18:00, Friday 13:00-15:15 Age range: secondary school age upwards.

Training, qualifications & experience

This service is managed by an accredited BACP member.

We are GDPR compliant, use a secure client management online system and are registered with the Information Commissioner's Office.

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Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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£40.00 - £50.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Face to face, online and telephone counselling available.

Clients who seek concessionary rates will be referred to a counsellor in training

When we work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

If you have a complaint please call 01291 621636 or email us at basecampcomplaints@protonmail.com.

Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Premises in Chepstow are wheelchair accessible.

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