Ben Chapman (MA, PG Dip Couns, MBACP, BAPPS)
I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor working in Private Practice, based in Worcester City Centre. My practice is based on Sansome Walk which runs parallel to Foregate Street and is two minutes walk from Foregate Street Station.
I currently provide individual and couples sessions as well as clinical supervision for counsellors and psychotherapists.
I specialise in
- Bereavement and loss
- Clinical supervision
- Domestic violence
- Lack of self- confidence and self-esteem
- Sight impairment
- Sexual problems
- Sexuality and identity
- Sexual, physical and emotional abuse
- Relationship difficulties and breakdowns
- Work related stress
- Young people’s counselling
- EMDR and trauma work.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have an MA and a post graduate diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling from Birmingham University and I am an accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I am also trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing, Group Psychotherapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
I have completed a cross modality, level 7 training in clinical supervision which was accredited by the British Association of Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Supervisors.
I provide individual and couples sessions for clients as well as Clinical Supervision for other Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
I have very varied professional experience. Before retraining I worked as a community worker and social worker in Liverpool city centre which gave me solid grounding in many different areas.
I began my therapeutic career as a therapist for NHS long term adult psychology services and then as a therapist for the NHS sexual health and psychosexual service in Worcester. Following these grounding experiences I began to develop my private practice in Worcester.
I have a varied Private Practice. As well as private clients and supervisees self referring for Therapy and Clinical Supervision this includes being a Therapist for Worcester Therapy Group, a Therapist for BUPA, a Therapist for varying Private Practice Groups and Affiliate Networks as well as varying EAPS both locally and nationally. I also provide EMDR for Private clients and work as a part of the West Mercia Police affiliate network providing EMDR and CBT for police officers.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- 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
Assessment Sessions £55
Individual Sessions £45
Couples Sessions £50
Clinical Supervision £50 for experienced professionals, fees negotiable for trainees.
I work in an integrative way, using different methods according to the different issues presented by individual clients. Clients individual needs and presenting issues are assessed during the initial assessment session, allowing the therapeutic approach to be tailored to address the work that needs to be done and the changes that clients want to make.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I have a Level 7 (MA equivalent) training in Clinical supervision and currently supervise Counsellors and Psychotherapists from different therapeutic modalities.View supervision profile