Anne Evans BPC MBACP BSc (Hons) PG Dip. Psychodynamic Counselling

Anne Evans BPC MBACP BSc (Hons) PG Dip. Psychodynamic Counselling

The Consulting Room
18 Gloucester Road

01989 940023

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About me

Compass Point Counselling

I am a counsellor and psychodynamic therapist with many years experience of working with adults of all ages and with couples.  I am also a qualified and experienced psychodynamic supervisor for counsellors and other professionals.

I work in a light, pleasant, private consulting room in Ross on Wye. I provide a calm, welcoming, confidential space where we can discuss and explore the issues that have brought you to counselling.

During our first meeting we will decide on the best way for us to work together, and whether you would like to proceed with counselling sessions.  If you decide you would like to work with me, we will meet weekly at a regular agreed time.

If you would like to arrange to see me for an initial assessment session, please phone me on the number above, or email me.  If I am not able to answer, please leave a message in confidence and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

I am also able to provide home visits for clients who have mobility issues - please contact me for further information.

Training, qualifications & experience

Working with Individuals and Couples

I started working in Mental Health in the NHS in 1995, and bring a depth of knowledge and experience to my counselling work.  I trained in psychodynamic counselling with individual adults at Gloucestershire Counselling Service (GCS), the largest counselling provider in Gloucestershire, and also completed their Associate course for qualified counsellors and therapists. The training was accredited by the Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF) and the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC).  Post-qualifying I undertook further training in short-term solution-focused therapy, and in Couples Therapy at GCS provided by psychotherapists from the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust and Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy.

I currently provide both open-ended and time-limited counselling for individual adults and couples.  I have had the privilege of working with many different individuals and couples who have brought a vast range of issues to be explored in counselling.  I participate regularly in CPD, and have special interests in couples work, infertility and working with older people.


I provide psychodynamic supervision for small groups and individual qualified counsellors and other professionals - please contact me for more details if you are interested in this.


Gloucestershire Counselling Service: Post Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling - accredited by WPF (Westminster Pastoral Foundation)

Gloucestershire Counselling Service: Associate Training Programme - accredited by BPC (British Psychoanalytic Council)

CSTD London (Centre for Supervision and Team Development): Certificate in Supervision

Gloucestershire Counselling Service:  training in Couples Therapy

Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust: Families and Beyond (Family Systems Theory)

University of Wales College of Medicine: BSc (Hons) (OT)

University of Wales College of Medicine: Post Graduate Diploma (OT)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Life transitions - Adulthood / Leaving home / Mid-life / Ageing / End of life
  • Loss of role
  • Retirement
  • Gender Identity - Male / Female / Non-binary


Individual assessment / counselling / therapy session - £50 (a limited number of concessions are available for those on low income - this can be discussed at the assessment session.)

Couple assessment / counselling / therapy session - £70 (some concessions available as above)

Home visits - starting from £60 per session depending on distance from base.

All sessions are 50 minutes in length.

Further information

Ross-on-Wye is well situated on the M50 for access from both South Wales and the Midlands, and is situated on the edge of the beautiful Forest of Dean.  My consulting room is within a commutable distance from Newent, Tewkesbury, Monmouth, Ledbury, Hereford, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Worcester, Chepstow, Newport, Cardiff, Birmingham and Bristol.

My consulting room is easy to find, but private, with ample parking nearby, both free on-street (look for the 2-hour spaces) and public car parks.  It is minutes from the town centre, which has many independent shops, cafes and coffee shops.

Maps & Directions

Ross-on-Wye, HR9 5BU

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes

We are on the ground floor with one small step from street level to floor level. Please contact me to discuss access if you are a wheelchair user.


Weekdays, Evenings

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme