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About me

Currently offering all counselling and Supervision online. Face to face sessions will resume once Covid 19 restrictions allow.

I am a fully qualified counsellor based in Witney and Wantage, Oxfordshire.

I believe that we all have a unique model of the world and have an inclusive approach to counselling; and my aim is to create a safe, confidential space that client can use to focus on themselves and their experiences. My core approach is Psychodynamic, and I integrate other modalities if appropriate and they enhance our work.

I offer an opportunity to develop an equal, non-judgemental therapeutic relationship where clients can explore experiences that affect their life now; so that they can consider options that increase choice and move their life forward in creative and positive ways.

I work with:

Individuals, couples in relationship, and groups.

Offer 1:1 and group Clinical Supervision (groups up to 4 supervisees).

Teach counselling at Diploma level at an established counselling and training centre in Wantage.

Please contact me if you'd like to discuss any of the services I offer - Counselling, Clinical Supervision, and Counselling Training.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling (University of Oxford 2003).
  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling ( Wantage Counselling Service 2009).
  • Post Diploma Certificate in Couples Counselling (West Berkshire Counselling Service 2011).
  • Imago Basic Clinical Training (Imago International Relationship Therapy 2013).
  • EMDR Practitioner Training Parts 1- 4 (EMDR Works 2015).
  • Mindfulness Teacher Training (Zenways 2016).
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring Practice (Oxford Brooks University 2018).
  • Diploma in Group and Individual Supervision (Institute of Group Analysis 2019).
  • I have several years of experience counselling in NHS Primary Care.

I work with individuals and support organisations by providing Counselling, Coaching, Clinical Supervision and Counselling Training, to improve emotional and mental wellbeing and personal development.

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.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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

  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

£50 per Counselling session

Boston House Business Centre, Boston House
Grove Business Park
Downsview Road
Wantage
Oxfordshire
OX12 9FF

North Leigh
Witney
Oxfordshire
OX29

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked
Anne Thompson MBACP Accred.

Anne Thompson MBACP Accred.