Anna Holme

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Ashford, Kent, TN24
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About me

Hello, my name is Anna, I am an Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist. I offer face to face and online therapeutic support for children and young people who are facing personal struggles and trying to manage difficult feelings which may be related to traumatic life events they may have experienced or choices they are facing. Relational, play, creative  and somatic methods and strategies are central to my practice. These methods help clients to communicate painful feelings and memories which are difficult to verbalise, work through issues they are struggling with, and process traumatic experiences. Offering young people strategies that will help them manage difficult situations in future.

My practice is ‘integrative’, which means I do not rely on one single treatment approach but a number of therapeutic models and methods to inform my framework. I appreciate the bravery it takes for my young clients to work through their difficulties, which is why I place great importance in creating a safe space and in building an accepting, supportive and trusting relationship with the children and young people I am privileged to meet with.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Masters in Integrative Child Psychotherapy (IATE)
  • Advanced Diploma in The Therapeutic and Educational Application of the Arts (IATE)
  • Certificate in Counselling Level 2 (ABC Awards)

I have over 20 years of experience working professionally with children. I hold a Masters's degree in Integrative Child Psychotherapy from the Institute of Arts in Therapy and Education (IATE), and have worked for the NHS and CXK, as well as for a number of local schools and private clients. The many children and teens that I have supported have experienced a wide range of issues, including neglect, sexual and emotional abuse, exposure to domestic violence, parental divorce, relationship difficulties, bullying, anxiety, trauma, low mood, anger, bereavement, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Plus, I have worked with a number of LGBTQ+ clients and children with SEN and specific diagnoses, such as ASC, ADHD, ODD.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session

Additional information

£50 per hour

When I work

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Ashford, Kent, TN24

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)

Key details

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Anna Holme
Anna Holme