Belinda Herbert

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MBACP (Accred)
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Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5LY
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About me

At any time, we can find ourselves struggling to cope with everyday life. It could be something from the past that has always been in the shadows, or perhaps a recent event that impacts on our emotional and physical wellbeing.  Whatever the problem, talking and working things through in your own way can really help.

The type of counselling I practice is a talking therapy based around an integrated model of relational depth. This incorporates a Person Centred, Gestalt and Psychodynamic approach that focusses on emotions, feelings, body language and patterns of relating.  This gives me flexibility in how I work as I know that everyone is unique.  Our work together would help to raise your self-awareness, develop greater clarity and explore relational patterns with a hope to increase well-being, resolve the difficulties you are experiencing and attain greater agency over your life.  Therapy is a joint effort which requires you to commit yourself to the process, and at times this may involve the arousal of uncomfortable feelings which I will support you through, whilst also sensitively challenging when I think this might be helpful.

Training, qualifications & experience


As well as working with clients from all walks of life for many years I have spent a lot of time supporting survivors of domestic abuse and helping those in the homeless pathway.  This has given me a lot of experience of working with a wide range of mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, bereavement, stress, low self-esteem, OCD, relationship difficulties, self-harm and trauma.  


  • Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Post grad certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Certificate in online and Telephone counselling

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Areas of counselling I deal with


£55.00 per session

Additional information

I charge £55 per session but may be able to offer a reduced rate for those on low incomes. Short or long-term work available weekly or fortnightly both online via zoom or face-to-face in Banbury.  

Our first session would be a chance for us to meet and make an initial assessment of your needs and to ensure we would be a good fit for each other.  The cost of this initial session would be £35.  

When I work

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My working hours are Mondays and Fridays, but other days/evenings may be available. Feel free to contact me to find out more and have an informal chat. 

The Banbury Therapy Centre, Darwin House, 19 Parsons Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5LY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Belinda Herbert
Belinda Herbert