Please note: I am unable to take general enquiries until 16th January 2022

About me

I offer counselling and psychotherapy to adults, and can offer both longer-term open ended contracts and short fixed term contracts. I also offer supervision.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a UKCP registered psychotherapist and I have an M.Sc in Integrative Psychotherapy. I have trained in Brief Solution-Focused Therapy and I have also completed the basic EMDR training. I have more than 15 years experience working with many different people in different settings. As well as working in private practice I have been employed as a counsellor in Higher Education for 10 years.

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.


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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am also qualified to offer Lifespan Integration work, which is a form of therapy suitable for a range of issues and particularly for trauma-related issues. The Lifespan Integration website gives further information about this new therapy:

Therapies offered


Additional information

My standard fee is £50/session (50 minutes) and up to £80 for a 1.5hr Lifespan Integration session. I can offer some flexibility on the standard fee for those on low incomes.
My fee for supervision is £35/hr.

Further information

My practice is in a quiet residential area and is easily accessible from Nottingham and Derby/Long Eaton by public transport. It is usually also easy to park near the house. There is one flight of stairs to my consulting room.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Alison Hammond

Alison Hammond