Angela Shipley

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BSc (Hons), MA, DipHE
Available for new clients
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Reigate, Surrey, RH2 7RP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Most people at some point in their lives will struggle with painful feelings or may feel overwhelmed by past or present experiences. These can make us feel lost, anxious, confused, helpless, distressed or angry, sometimes without us knowing why. Counselling is also not just for supporting people through a crisis. Many people come to counselling to explore and get a better understanding of themselves and their lives. Whatever you are experiencing, it can be difficult to explain how we feel to the people who are closest to us. Sometimes it is easier to talk to someone who is separate from your everyday life.

I am a qualified Psychodynamic Counsellor and what I can offer is a confidential, non-judgemental and empathic space where you feel safe to explore your feelings and emotions. Together we can work through your individual situation, helping you gain insight, increase self-confidence and enhance your coping mechanisms to support you to move forward.

I am extremely passionate about my work and have worked with many people, helping with their own unique difficulties and histories. Whatever difficulty you are experiencing, I can offers you a place where you can be understood and heard, safe in the knowledge that your words and feelings will be treated with dignity and respect.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling.

MA Psychoanalytic Studies.

BSc with Honours in Psychology.

I have experience working within the private and voluntary sector as a counsellor.

Outside of counselling I continue to work in and have over 10 years experiencing working in the mental health field in various voluntary sector organisation supporting vulnerable clients.

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

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£60.00 - £80.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

We will agree a fee for each session at the start of your counselling journey. The fee will be on a sliding scale starting from £60 - £80 per session depending on your individual circumstances. I also have some concession spaces available for client on low incomes or students.

When I work

Monday - Friday 9am - 9pm

Reigate Counselling Practice, 1A Bancroft Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 7RP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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