Beth Chapman

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Portsmouth, PO6 4PY
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I'm Beth and I want to express my gratitude for taking the time to visit my page. I know that finding the right counsellor can be a daunting task, so it's essential for you to find someone who feels like a good fit for you. By reading my profile, you can get a sense of my counselling approach. 

I am a trained Gestalt counsellor, with additional training in CBT and Person-Centered therapy. My style is one of encouragement and support. I believe that the relationship I build with my clients is fundamental to their growth and progress. My goal is to ensure that you feel truly listened to and understood in our sessions. I create a safe environment for my clients to heal and I work with you collaboratively to help you feel empowered.

Utilising my Gestalt training, I work holistically by focusing on your unique qualities in the present moment. I take into account who you are as a person and the experiences you've had in life, adapting our sessions to suit your needs and preferences.

I will give you a safe, confidential place to explore and challenge thoughts that are uncomfortable, speak them out loud and allow yourself feel how that thought sits with you. 

Ideas explored in our session are not directives but avenues that you can choose to explore, you may choose to not act on them, but what it does is provide you with choice. 

I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), offering private counselling for ages 12 and above. Trust in my unwavering commitment to helping you navigate challenges, explore your emotions, and embrace positive change.

Training, qualifications & experience

DipHE in Gestalt Counselling - Certified via Portsmouth University 

With over 4 years of experience as a mental health support worker in primary care, I have provided invaluable support to individuals aged 18 and above. In addition to this work, my experience extends to working as a school counsellor, offering support to individuals aged 11+, and further expanding my expertise to provide counselling to individuals aged 16+ within a a private college counselling service. Additionally, working as a counsellor within University’s has allowed me to further support individuals aged 18 and above, honing my skills as a compassionate and effective therapist. This diverse experience has enriched my ability to provide personalised and impactful support to individuals across different age groups.

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.

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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Session packages are available. 
Please enquire with me directly if you are eligible for student discount. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am able to offer sessions Monday/Wednesday/Thursdayfrom 5:30pm and Saturday mornings from 09:30am.  

Office 7, 223 Southampton Road, Portchester, Portsmouth, PO6 4PY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Beth Chapman
Beth Chapman