Ann-Marie Benton

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Leicester, Leicestershire, LE9
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About me

Counselling is a very personal journey, which is why it’s important to find the right counselling and the right counsellor. You have taken the first step in looking for counselling options for you. You are not alone in your journey. I will be here to support you towards a happier future. Together we will work in a safe, calm space, in a therapeutic model that matches your needs and without any judgement.

Counselling can, at times, be demanding, painful, draining, frustrating and difficult. But I am here with you, to travel the journey with you. I have seen both personally and professionally the life changing results of therapy, and I am passionate about helping you on your way to a brighter life. I have completed years of training both for counselling and BSL. I felt drawn to this direction from personal experience and want to help others in need.

Counselling for hearing and deaf clients; sessions can be in spoken English, BSL, SSE or a communication style to match you needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

Fully qualified counsellor, with several years experience. 

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


Deaf culture and identity 


£40.00 - £45.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Concession rate available 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Broughton Astley, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE9

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

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Additional languages

BSL (British Sign Language)

Online platforms

Ann-Marie Benton
Ann-Marie Benton