Andrea Taylor

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MBACP (Accred)
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Going to a counsellor can be a big step, and it can be an overwhelming experience to be talking openly and honestly, perhaps for the first time, about issues that you have been carrying with you. 

For many there may be a trigger to see a counsellor, such as a bereavement, abuse or a relationship breakdown. For others, it may be relieve ongoing feelings of anxiety, stress or depression, perhaps related to school, work or home. It is also for people who really aren't sure what is bothering them, but it is a feeling they carry that something in their life is just not right and they just need someone to talk to. Whatever the issue, I can provide an objective and supportive environment to help you.

I have experience of working with teenagers, young people and adults on a range of issues. Although my main approach is talk therapy / person centred, I will draw on lots of different tools and techniques, such as CBT and ACT, to ensure that you are able to best explore what is going on for you. Exploring your feelings and thoughts can really help to understand what the blockages are for you and help you to choose how to move forward. You might only want one session or you might find that you need more - the pace and length of counselling is yours to decide.

Please phone or email to find out more and have a chat about whether you feel I can help you. I am located near the centre of Tunbridge Wells and easily accessible from Tonbridge, Crowborough and Sevenoaks.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualified & Experienced Counsellor
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling & Accredited Member of the BACP

Accreditation is a rigorous assessment of a counsellor’s experience and skills. Counsellors need a minimum of 3 years in practice to apply. 

Extensive experience of working with teenagers and young adults, (including neurodiverse clients) in schools, colleges and universities. 

  • Accredited Member of BACP
  • Current DBS certificate
  • Safeguarding Training
  • TA101
  • ACT training for adults and adolescents 
  • Training in working with neurodiversity 
  • Experienced in working to help young people manage stress and anxiety before and during exams
  • Background in HR - coaching, training and mentoring.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

If you are unable to physically access counselling, please consider online counselling. I work extensively online and it can be a very effective way of counselling  if you can access a private area to call from. 

If you are unable to meet the full costs of counselling, I will be able to offer concessionary rates for short-term telephone or online counselling to help people through this time. Please get in touch at

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£50.00 - £55.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£50 per 50 minute session from Monday to Friday

£55 per 50 minute session Saturday

I offer a 30 minute introductory call. 

Some concessions are available for short term counselling. Please ask. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Available Monday and Tuesday day and evening and Wednesday evening
Available Thursday (online only) 
Limited availability Saturday morning

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Andrea Taylor
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