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About me

Hello. I am a qualified counsellor, psychotherapist and hypnotherapist working with adults, young people and children (from the age of 9) offering a non judgemental and safe space to support you, enabling you to explore and understand your feelings, emotions and behaviours and to find a way forward through what could be a very challenging and/or overwhelming time in your life.

I am an Integrative counsellor, my core model being Person Centred and I offer a blend of therapies to fit you as an individual, whether you need to explore past memories, or need more goal focussed and solution work for current situations or for future concerns.

Please email me or contact me on 07917524225 and leave a message (I may be in a counselling session and unable to pick up) and I will phone you back, within 24 hours. I would be happy to chat, free of charge, about your needs and answer any questions you may have. From there, you may like to book an appointment when we will be able to discuss further your situation and what you might want to get out of counselling. If we decide to work together, it is up to you whether you would like weekly or fortnightly sessions. I am flexible with day/evening appointments.

I offer counselling support to include:

  • Low mood, depression, anxiety, stress.
  • Low self-esteem or self confidence.
  • Bereavement and grief.
  • Loss of hopes and dreams (e.g., job loss, change of circumstances).
  • Relationship issues.
  • Trauma.

I practice from a small room at Greatworth Hall near Banbury where there is free parking and a place to grab coffee and cake! Sessions can either be face-to-face (subject to the lifting of Covid rules) or online if preferred.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) Sociology

Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (Dip Hyp CS)

Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Skills ( Ad Dip CS)

Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice (Prof Dip Psy C)

I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society.

I have experience working for Sarah Agnes Foundation, a charity focussed on supporting families, where I worked with adults and children of all ages and backgrounds.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCS

National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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 Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

£60.00 is for a 1 hour session.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Please get in touch to find a suitable time.

Greatworth Hall
Greatworth
Banbury
OXON
OX17 2DH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

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Annabel Lawson Johnston, Counsellor (BA Hons), (Prof Dip Psy C)

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