Annie McKinney

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BA (HONS) MBACP Dip Adlerian Counselling
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Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a qualified counsellor/psychotherapist with 14 years experience. I see counselling as a shared journey, during which you can freely express your feelings, fears and concerns in a compassionate, safe, confidential and non judgemental environment.

We all experience stress and distress at times in our lives, especially when facing painful and difficult situations. This could relate to one or more of a whole range of difficulties, some of which are listed below, though sometimes it is hard to pinpoint a specific reason for feelings of anxiety or despair.

At such times it seems important to be able to ‘tell our story’ and feel truly heard and understood, as well as feeling supported emotionally. Together we can explore new ways of understanding and resolving the issues that are troubling you, leading to different more positive outcomes.

I specialise in working with anxiety, abuse and relationship issues.

Therapy is not only for those with problems. It can also be helpful for anyone who would like to learn more about themselves and their relationships.

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons)   English and Art
Practice Teaching Award
Diploma in Individual Psychology & Adlerian Counselling (Dip IIP) awarded by the Institute for Individual Psychology (an organisational member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)

I worked as a qualified Social Worker and Social Work manager for 25 years, during which time I set up and ran a Mental Health Centre, a Family Centre, an Assessment Team and a Children's Centre.
Over the years I had extensive training (and also offered training) in many different types of therapy including group work, play therapy, couples work and family therapy.

I have also trained and worked as a mentor and assessor for Children Centre managers.

I have run Mindfulness courses in a local GP surgery where I also worked as a counsellor

Currently I have private practice offering counselling and psychotherapy

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£40.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

My charges are:

£40 per hour for individuals

£60 for couples.

Other concessionary rates can be discussed at the initial enquiry.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday afternoon, Tuesday (all day), Thursdays (all day) and Friday mornings. Occasional Saturdays My latest appointment is 5.30 pm

Further information

For more information visit my website

Bedfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Mostly Online

Online platforms

Annie McKinney
Annie McKinney