Alexandra Payne

Alexandra Payne

About me

I’m a UKCP-registered child psychotherapist and a registered and accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

My Epsom-based practice is within easy reach of most of Surrey, including Ashtead, Leatherhead, Kingston, Cobham, Esher and beyond.

What I offer:

  • Parent/carer consultation;
  • Psychotherapy and counselling for children, adolescents and young adults;
  • Clinical supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists working with children and adolescents;
  • Professional consultation;
  • Workshops and training.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • I trained at the Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education (IATE)
  • I have an MA in Integrative Child Psychotherapy from IATE (validated by the University of East London)
  • I have over 14 years’ experience of working with children and adolescents (including young adults) and their parents and carers
  • I have CAMHS experience
  • I’ve worked in a variety of settings including the NHS, schools and in private practice
  • I work in private practice full time. Prior experience includes working as a school counsellor in a large secondary school and working for six years in a specialist NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health team with children in care, their carers and professional network.
  • I’m a UKCP-registered child psychotherapist and a registered and accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • I hold current DBS certificates
  • Since 2011 I’ve been a clinical supervisor for IATE’s 2-year diploma in child counselling course.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


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For Counselling/Psychotherapy my fee is £60 per session. A session lasts approximately 50 minutes. The initial meeting with parents or carers is normally for an hour and a half and my fee for this is £90. A reduced fee may be available for parents or carers in receipt of benefits or otherwise on a low income.

Parent/carer consultation

For parent/carer consultation, my fee is £90 for a 90 minute consultation session. If we decide a follow up session is needed we can arrange this at the end of the consultation or afterwards. My fee for follow up sessions is £60 for approximately 50 minutes.

Maps & Directions

Epsom, KT18

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


I work weekdays, have some evening appointments and have appointments on Saturday mornings.

Types of client

Young people

Supervision & training

I have been working with supervisees since 2011.

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