Ben Crumpler

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Therapy with Ben, Person-centred/Intergrative Counsellor.
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I am Ben, an enthusiastic and empathetic therapist deeply committed to guiding individuals on their transformative journey towards personal growth and self-discovery.

At Therapy with Ben, my private practice, I extend a diverse range of counselling services carefully tailored to suit your distinct requirements. Be it a walk-and-talk experience, the comfort of a counselling room, or the convenience of virtual sessions, I provide a secure and confidential space, inviting you to freely explore your thoughts and emotions. At the core of my philosophy lies an unwavering faith in the potency of an impartial and person-centered approach to counselling.

I like to foster self-empowerment and self-awareness, with the goal of facilitating natural and enduring transformation. Integrating a psychodynamic lens, I acknowledge the profound influence of unconscious processes on our cognitive landscape, emotional realm, and behavioural dynamics. This approach enables us to unearth concealed patterns, allowing insights that ultimately contribute to your personal maturation and overall well-being.

The journey of life often entails difficult challenges and pivotal transitions, which can sometimes leave us feeling disoriented and overwhelmed. I specialise in providing guidance through these junctures. My approach means I resist giving advice or prescribing directives, as I firmly believe that you inherently possess all the knowledge to live a fulfilled life. Our collaborative journey is about exploring your unique circumstances, ensuring the most positive outcomes for you.

I aim to create an environment without judgment—a space where your authentic self can flourish. My goal is to illuminate self-discoveries and identify behavioural patterns that might be hindering your full happiness. I am a staunch advocate of empowerment and personal autonomy. Naturally disposed towards non-judgmental perspectives, I reject the notion of conformity to external standards. In fact, I champion the imperative of embracing one's authentic self and wholeheartedly embracing life's full spectrum. My abiding conviction is in the innate goodness within each individual, and I firmly believe that you are the ultimate authority on your aspirations, beliefs, and values.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited registrant of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society as well as a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I understand how important ethics are and follow the guidance with great care. 

My training:

  • Level 4 - CPCAB -Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - Integrative Person Centred & Psychodynamic.
  • Level 3 - CPCAB - Certificate in Counselling Studies.
  • Level 2 - CPCAB - Certificate in Counselling Skills.
  • Volunteer with mental health and also an addiction charity.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Please speak to me about a discount for Level 4 trainee counsellors who require counselling as part of their course.

Whilst I also need to maintain an income, if you are struggling financially please let me know, as I will aim to accommodate people where I can.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am largely full at the moment but I have a little availability later on a Thursday evening, and also some on a Saturday morning - I should have some more availability on a Friday soon.

Further information

Now the weather is a little nicer, some of my clients are coming out of the counselling room and instead we are doing Walk and Talk Therapy around the lovely parks and open spaces of Cheltenham.

Kind regards, Ben

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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