Amy Alexander

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Kelmarsh NN6 & LE16
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About me

A therapist working in my community for 25 years, I offer a seasoned and warm approach to our work together. I commit to long-term and short-term relationships with clients struggling with all sorts of issues. 

I help clients to focus on managing complicated feelings, anxiety, and panic, processing loss, and working toward a peaceful mind. I also have a special interest in women's issues, childhood trauma and menopause. I have worked with all kinds of differences, and welcome yours. 

I work in a relational style. Simply put, we can explore the impact of early and current relationships on your sense of self and well-being. The interaction between therapist and client begins to highlight, clarify, and heal negative patterns.

What to expect?

A session lasts 50 minutes, once a week. Sometimes it is helpful to have two sessions a week in times of crisis or go deeper into complex and challenging work. Our contract can be long-term, open-ended, or short-term. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.  You can access my podcast interview with Therapist Connect.

Training, qualifications & experience

I attended the University of Texas at San Marcos in 1991 and studied Sociology and Anthropology.

In 2000 I achieved a  Level 5 Post Graduate Diploma in counselling and then went on to achieve a Master Practitioners Diploma at the National Centre for Eating Disorders. I trained at the Metanoia Institute for 4 years.

I co-founded the charity Foundations and was a founder member of the Eating Problems Service.

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

PTSD, CPTSD, trauma, eating disorders, anxiety, health anxiety, life changes, menopause


£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Please ring to discuss sliding scale availability... 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Tuesday to Friday, with the exception of planned holidays. I am an 8-minute drive from Market Harborough.

Further information

I do not ask clients to stop self-harming (vomiting, cutting, binging) whilst they are in treatment with me.

I do not weigh or measure clients.

Kelmarsh, Northamptonshire, NN6

Kelmarsh, Leicestershire, LE16

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams


Amy Alexander
Amy Alexander