Barbara Appleby MBACP
Hi my name is Barbara and I live in East Devon with my family.
I am a qualified Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor offering face to face therapy for individuals.
I am an LGBTQI+ Affirming therapist.
I am a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).
As well as working in private practice, I also volunteer at the Intercom Trust in Exeter. The Intercom trust offers therapy to people in the LGBTQI+ community.
Training, qualifications & experience
Areas of therapy I work with:
LGBTQI+, Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Career, Depression, Domestic violence, Low self-confidence/esteem, Self-harm, Sexual abuse, Sexuality, Stress, Suicidal Thoughts, Trauma, Work related issues, Panic Disorder, Gender Identity.
CPD: (continuous professional development)
Bereavement, Trauma, What it means to be visually impaired (working with people who are visually impaired) Aiming for excellence LGBT+ Mental Healthcare Skills (online)
Degree in Counselling (Modules: Death and Dying, Diverse Perspectives in Mental Health, Exploring Fear and Sadness, Psychology of Childhood and Youth)
Diploma in Theraputic Counselling L4 (CPCAB)
Certificate in Counselling Studies L3 (CPCAB)
Certificate in Counselling Skills L2 (CPCAB)
Certificate in Social Sciences (OU)
Four Areas of Brokeness (ACC Association of Christian Counsellors
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation. Internalised shame.
Photos & videos
I charge £22.50 for a 30min assessment and £45 for a full hour of therapy (£40 for trainee counsellors) There are a few spaces for those on low incomes also, please message me to enquire, my fee for this is £35.
I have also had two years experience working with carers, anyone who cares for someone else, and the challenges that brings.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
I currently work Mon - Fri 9am-5pm I offer some late evening appointments to assist those that work.
Types of client