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Amanda Morrissey (BACP Accred)

Brighton, East Sussex, BN1
01273731665 01273731665 Registered / Accredited

About me

"Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there."

This Rumi quote sums up my approach to counselling and my experience will support you to get to where you want to be.

"Growth is painful. Change is painful. But, nothing is as painful as staying stuck where you do not belong." N. R. Narayana Murthy

Most of us have difficult times, anxieties and need some support to find a way back to a level playing field, to discover/rediscover more ease in our lives.

I will support you to work out what's going on, find a new perspective and make changes.I offer a comfortable, informal, environment which is warm, welcoming and confidential.

I’m here to really listen and be honest. I have an abundance of skills and over a decade of experience to make our time productive. Whatever is troubling you, whether present or underlying issues, we will explore ways to move forward and identify possibilities.

Call on 01273 731665 or email me and we can take it from there.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have 12+ year experience and I am fully Accredited member of the BACP. Alongside my private practice I have worked with many community-based agencies such as:

  • CRI (drug and alcohol )
  • Mankind (Male sexual abuse)
  • Possability people (disability and illness)
  • FIP (family intervention project)
  • As You Are (low-cost counselling)
  • Presently supervising Brevement Volunteers/Councellors at Cruse

Relevant professional qualifications and training

• Relationship-based Supervision Diploma training -Ibis Consultancy

EMDR Acred Training(1 to 4) - S Morgan EMDR Europe Acred Trainer

BACP Diploma in Counselling – Wealden Psychology Institute

• Equinox/CRI Drug & Alcohol training – Brighton

• BodyListening training -Brighton School for Embodied Therapy

Duo-Counselling -MaDTraining.co.uk

Cert Person Centered Art Therapy  – Central Sussex

TA 101Certificate – Wealden Psychology Institute

Living without violence,   Erotic transference,   Gender difference, Managing stress,   Coping with pressure,   Personality adaptations,   Contact and intimacy,   Genograms and family,   Mental health and recovery,   Script,   ASSIT suicide intervention,   Sexual health,   HIV,   Trauma,   Disability awareness,   Loss and bereavement,   Safeguarding

Other qualifications which might be of interest :

• PGCE – City College Brighton & Hove

BA (Hons) Fine Art (Sculpture) – Norwich School of Art & Design

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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

  • Dyslexia
  • Menopause and Perimenopause.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Photos & videos


Free Introductory Session

1 to 1: £50 per session day/£60 after 5pm

Concessions are available give me a ring and see what we can work out together.

Couples One to Two: £75 per session

Duos and Family: £90 - £120 per session

East Sussex

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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

I'm trained to work online via webcam


Tuesday 10am to 8pm Wednesday10am to 9.30pm Thursday 10am to 7pm

Types of client

Older adults


Amanda Morrissey (BACP Accred)

Amanda Morrissey (BACP Accred)