Angela Terris

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Counsellor, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Hypnotherapy
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Leave anxiety, depression, low self-esteem/confidence, stress, and more behind. With guidance, begin to overcome difficulties, find new perspectives, improve self-belief and worth, and start to feel better about yourself, your life and relationships.

Do you find yourself…

  • Self-critical and put yourself down
  • Old beliefs that keep you struck
  • Opportunities missed
  • Daunted and overwhelmed by life challenges
  • Frequently experience fear, self-doubt, and worry
  • Take on too much and feel exhausted and burnout
  • Stay in unsatisfactory relationships
  • Difficulty setting boundaries
  • No faith in your ideas or opinions
  • A negative outlook on life and pessimistic

I understand that overcoming life’s challenges can seem overwhelming but by building a stronger sense of self-worth and cultivating unwavering confidence in yourself you can embrace opportunities, focus on what you want in life and do well.

Stop holding yourself back and say yes to opportunities, focus on your best hopes for yourself, and start doing well in life.

Don’t let the past define you any longer: take the first steps towards embracing your true potential and live your best life.

I help adults in cultivating a more positive self-view, enhancing their overall satisfaction in life, and fostering healthier relationships.

I know the toll that life’s worries, disappointments, and challenges can take on your self worth and confidence. It’s all to common for stress, anxiety, depression, and frustrations to wear you down and dampen your spirits. That’s why I am here to help find your inner calm, courage, and optimism, so you can rise above the hardships and truly thrive.

As an experienced therapist, my goal is to support unhappy adults in boosting their self-esteem and confidence. I believe that each individual has the capacity to feel better about themselves and their lives. It’s about rediscovering the strength and resilience that may be overshadowed by the weight of life’s burdens.

In our sessions we will delve into various aspects of your life, including your relationships, personal goals, and automatic negative thinking. We will work together to challenge negative beliefs and patterns, replacing them with positive affirmations, and empowering perspectives. Along the way, you’ll develop new copping mechanisms, reliance, and a renewed sense of self-worth. 

Go from just going through the motions and rediscover the joy in life, embracing your inner strength, and building a solid foundation for a fulfilling future. 

Start feeling positive about yourself, your life, and your relationships by understanding and appreciating your uniques qualities, accomplishments, and experiences. 

I believe that feeling good about yourself is essential for overall well-being and happiness. It’s normal to have moments of self-doubt and criticism, but with the right mindset and strategies, you can begin to cultivate a positive and empowering outlook. 

Therapy is a powerful tool that can benefit individuals from all walks of life. Whether you are facing significant challenges or navigating the complexities of everyday life. I am an experienced therapist here to support you on your journey towards healing and growth. 

No problem is too big or small when it comes to seeking therapy, because each persons experience is unique and deserving attention. 

From the seemingly insignificant hurdles to the life altering events, I am committed to providing a safe and compassionate space where you can explore your thoughts, emotions, and concerns. 

Together, we can work towards finding answers, solutions, and strategies that will, enable you to overcome obstacles, regain balance, and ultimately thrive in all aspects of your life. 

Let me be your guide on this transformative path to self-discovery and achieve the well-being and happiness you deserve. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Therapy can be an incredibly valuable experience proving you with clarity and a sense of feeling heard, supported, and understood by a professional who is dedicated to helping you navigate the challenges you may face.

Whether you are just starting your journey with me or if you are a returning client looking for ongoing support, my goal remains the same - to cultivate a supportive space where you can freely share your thoughts and feelings about whatever may be weighing on your mind.

Clients frequently express their appreciation for my calming, warm, and empathetic nature. They value my knack for providing new insights, maintaining a positive and encouraging attitude, and ultimately supporting them in boosting their self-assurance, joy, and overall wellness.

I am an experienced and skilled solution-focused psychotherapist, coach, and author with over two decades of practice and expertise in this field.


  • Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy
  • Certificate in Life Coaching
  • Advanced Training in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
  • Advanced Training in Creativity Coaching

Continuing Professional Training:

  • Stress Relief
  • IBS Gut Directive Protocol Hypnotherapy
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Anger Management
  • Self-esteem and Confidence
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Positive Mindset
  • Wellness Coaching
  • Positive Psychology

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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Free initial telephone session

Additional information

1-2-1 sessions are £55.00/session
Hypnotherapy sessions are £65.00/session
Hypnotherapy for IBS - Gut Directive Protocol is £390.00 for a course of 6 sessions over 4 months.

I welcome enquiries and aim to reply within 24 hours - except at weekends when I will get in touch first thing Monday morning. Bank holidays I will answer the next day.


Wherever you are in the world you can receive therapy from me. I offer both virtual and in-person sessions.

In-person sessions are held at my home consulting rooms in Horninglow, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 (exact location given when you book an appointment).

Close by for people in Staffordshire and Derbyshire including; Burton-on-Trent, Derby, Tutbury, Hilton, Hatton, Stretton, Barton-on-Needwood, Alrewas, Willington, Swadlincote, Lichfield, Tamworth,  Uttoxeter, Yoxall, Tatenhill, Overseal, and more.

You can find out more at or call me now in confidence at 07790339090.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Appointments are normally available midweek.
Mondays: 12noon to 8pm.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 9am to 8pm.

Further information


“I’ve stopped worrying that something disastrous is going to happen all the time and it’s made room for me to focus and be more proactive. I’ve grown in confidence so much and enjoying my life much more.” — Counselling client 

“Angela is the most optimistic, calm and easy going person I know. I don’t recognise the person I used to be when I first started sessions compared to who I am now.” — Counselling client

“I didn’t realise how stressed I was until you highlighted it for me. I’m now talking to family and friends and getting the support I need.” — Counselling client

“I wasn’t realty sure what counselling was about but it has been really useful to talk in-depth about our relationship with a third party.” — Counselling client

“Angela really got me, she really understood me and where I was coming from. It helped a lot to talk about things and put everything in perspective.” — Counselling client

“Thank you for caring so much about our relationship.” — Counselling Client

“If it wasn’t for you I would have had a melt down by now. I don’t think I would have coped otherwise. Thank you for helping me get through it and being there for me.” — Counselling client

“You’ve really helped me get back on track. Thank you for your support.” — Counselling client

“I have to admit I was a little skeptical about coming for counselling but I soon realised that it wasn’t anything to be scared about. You helped me feel relaxed and it was much easier than I thought to talk about things.” — Counselling client

“I found the sessions really useful. They helped me to clear my head and get rid of a lot of stuff that was in there. I feel a lot calmer and happier.” — Counselling client

“I don’t think I could have managed without your support. I now understand what’s going on in my life and what’s causing me so much so stress. It’s made such a big difference becoming more aware and I’ve started to make small changes so that I can manage things better.” — Counselling client

“I was scared of making a wrong decision and talking to you helped me to think about things more calmly. I wouldn’t have coped as well as I did without your support. Thank you.” — Counselling client

“Since coming to see you I have become more calm and relaxed. My husband has even noticed! I’m starting to recognise when my thoughts become negative and I can now replace them with more helpful ones.” — Counselling client

“My partner asks what I talk about in these sessions but I don’t want them to know about it yet. It’s something just for me. I’ve never talked to anyone else in this depth before and it’s really helping. I’m back with my partner now and we’re working through things together.” — Counselling client

Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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