Alison Raeburn

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Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 8DN
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

You don’t have to struggle alone, we all need help at times. You may feel overwhelmed with anxiety or depression, have relationship difficulties, low self-confidence or be carrying trauma linked to your past. Whatever your troubles I am here to help you.

With my support you can feel emotionally lighter and take more control of your life. This means that day to day life can feel easier to manage.  

You can be reassured that I will be with you each step of the way because I understand that it takes courage to face your situation.

We will take sessions at a pace set by you and together we will talk about your feelings and concerns. I will always listen with warmth and compassion, putting you at ease so that you can be yourself. 

I passionately believe in the benefits of counselling to bring about personal growth, which means you will be able to make changes to how you feel. By moving forward from your current troubles, you can start living the life that you want.   

Please feel free to get in touch to find out more.

If you prefer to arrange a specific time you can 'Book intro call' at the top of this page, or you can book an appointment (in-person, phone or online) via my website

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body - Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body – Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies 
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body - Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills 

I am an accredited member of The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS) and adhere to their Code of Ethical Practice. This means that I provide the highest professional standards.   

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

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£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

I offer a free-of-charge initial discussion where we will have an opportunity to share information and I can answer any questions you have.  

If you would like to continue, your counselling will be through one-to-one sessions lasting around 50 minutes.

When I work

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Further information

Some recent client feedback said:

“The work we have done together has made such a difference to my daily life” 

“Until I started counselling with Alison I didn’t realise how much trauma and loss I was carrying”

“Thank you for providing me with the space I needed and for all your support”  

“I feel so much stronger now and ready to deal with whatever life throws at me”

Renew the Mind, Unit 19.3 Highnam Business Centre, Highnam, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 8DN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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