Amanda New

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Dip Counselling, BSc (Hons) Psychology, MBACP
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 5RY
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Amanda,

I recognise how hard it can be to reach out for support when you need it the most and how daunting the prospect of counselling can be, particularly if you are not used to talking about your emotions. I aim to make this as easy as possible and ensure that you make a choice that suits your needs and feels right. 

No matter who you are or what you are facing, I will meet you with warmth, compassion and respect, offering you empathy, acceptance and a calm, comfortable space to explore difficult feelings and experiences. I aim to put you at ease, building a genuine rapport so that you can understand yourself and relationships more fully, and find the best way forward for you.

Who I work with

I counsel adults and young people (aged 11+) from my counselling room in Crookham Village.​ I am experienced in working with clients from varied backgrounds who are struggling with their mental health and wellbeing for a variety of reasons. I offer both short-term solution focussed therapy and open-ended counselling so that you can work at a pace and depth that suits your needs and goals. Alongside my private practice I also work with adults at Cornerstone Counselling and with young people at The Source.

How I work

As an integrative therapist, I don't believe in a 'one size fits all' approach. Instead, I draw from a range of different modalities (humanistic, psychodynamic, cognitive, existential and physiological), tailoring my approach to suit you.

It can be difficult to put distressing experiences, thoughts and emotions into words, so if you are amenable I may employ various creative tools and techniques to aid self-expression, build understanding and explore alternative perspectives (drawing, therapy cards, worksheets, games, mind maps, family tree, sand tray, mini-figures etc). This can be particularly useful with young people, neurodiverse clients, and those who struggle to articulate themselves verbally.

Building a trusting relationship is fundamental to the work, so it is really important to find the right person to take this journey with. For this reason, I offer a free (no obligation) phone or video call so that we can learn more about each other, you can ask any questions, and we can determine if we are a good fit.

All the best,


Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling Qualifications

  • Post-Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children & Young People (ongoing)
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • BSc (Hons) in Social Psychology

Professional Standards

  • Registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychology (BACP), meaning I adhere to their ethical framework and professional guidelines
  • Enhanced DBS clearance, permitting me to work with children and vulnerable people
  • Safeguarding & Prevent training
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • ICO membership, demonstrating GDPR compliance
  • Commitment to continued professional development (CPD)

Member organisations

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Life transitions

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£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Additional information

I charge £55 per 50 minute session. 

I offer concessions for trainee counsellors. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

Sessions normally take place in my private room in Crookham Village, but I am happy to work online if this is your preference of if your circumstances dictate.

Unit 8, Kiln Workshops, Pilcot Road, Crookham Village, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 5RY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Unfortunately my counselling room is upstairs and has limited accessibility. There is ample parking directly outside the building.

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