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Adrienne Frayne Psychodynamic Psychotherapist & Counsellor

Umberleigh, North Devon, EX37
01769 561233 01769 561233 07914 871460 07914 871460 Registered / Accredited
Umberleigh, North Devon, EX37

About me

During the Covid crisis I am 'seeing' Clients online Via Zoom and Skype.  I also offer telephone sessions.

I have completed UKCP Covid-19 Online Working Guidance’

Seeking professional help for personal difficulties can often feel intimidating but by viewing this website you’ve already taken the first step forward.

My name is Adrienne Frayne and I am a qualified and experienced Psychodyamic Psychotherapist and Counsellor. I am committed to providing a totally confidential, non-judgemental and professional counselling space for you to think about, explore and resolve the difficulties that are confronting you.

I work with Adults, older adolescents and couples either on an open-ended basis or for a focused, agreed time period, with the aim of enabling you to overcome life crises and difficulties and embrace life more fully. The approaches I use are Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Brief -focused Psychotherapy or CBT.

I have experience in the NHS and Private Practice and have worked as a CBT Therapist at WPF using low and high intensity CBT techniques and interventions.

I have completed UKCP Covid-19 Online Working Guidance’

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Diploma Psychodynamic Studies
  • Advanced Diploma Psychodynamic Counselling/Psychotherapy
  • Post Qualifying Certificate in CBT
  • BA(Hons)
  • Certificate of Education (Qualified Teacher)

I trained with WPF Counselling and Psychotherapy as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist. WPF is recognised as a centre of excellence for its rigorous training. Further training qualifies me to use Cognitive Behaviour Therapy as an additional model.

I take Continuing Professional Development seriously and attend several workshops and seminars during the year.

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.


British Psychoanalytic Council

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Psychoanalytic Council

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy


I charge individuals £40 for each 50 minute session.
Couples £60

I do offer a limited number of spaces for those with low incomes.

Further information

Professional Bodies

BPC  (British Psychoanalytic Council)

UKCP (The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy))

BPC  (British Psychoanalytic Council)

FPC   (Foundation for Psychotherapy and Counselling)

I abide by the strict ethical codes of all the above professional bodies.

North Devon

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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


Weekdays 8am to 8pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


I m an experienced Psychodynamic psychotherapist and have taken a postgraduate qualification in supervision.

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