Anne Thompson

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MBACP Accred. Integrative / Psychodynamic Counsellor
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Wantage OX12
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About me

I am a fully qualified counsellor based in 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.

I offer an opportunity to develop an equal, non- judgemental therapeutic relationship where clients can explore past 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.

Scope of Practice:

Counselling - Individuals, couples in relationship, and groups.

EMDR - I use EMDR for trauma related work, anxiety and depression.

Personal Development Coaching - Individuals and groups, for personal and professional development.

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

Training - I'm Director and lead trainer of a Community Interest Company in Wantage, that provides counselling training from certificate to diploma level and post diploma training for qualified counsellors.

Please contact me if you'd like to discuss any of the services I offer.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling (University of Oxford 2003).
  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling ( Wantage Counselling Service 2009).
  • NLP Practitioner, Master Practitioner and Trainer's Training (Helford 2000).
  • 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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£60 per  50 Minute Counselling session

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

Mercure Counselling & Training Alliance, 14 Newbury Street, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8DA

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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The office in Wantage if fully accessible with accessible facilities including designated parking.

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In person

I offer individual and group supervision (groups up to 4 supervisees), to counselling students and qualified counsellors.

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