Bettina Smith

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MNCS(Accred) Person-Centred Counsellor
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a person centred counsellor. I work with a variety of different people from all walks of life. 

Making the connection between past and present, walking your path of self-acceptance and self-love, feeling heard seen and understood. Having greater self-acceptance aids the courage to make changes, empowering you to say no and putting your needs first. No really is yes, it is yes to having the space you need to live. (Matt Haig)

Having had to move countries and learn a new language, I know what it's like to feel that you don't fit in and you don't belong. But you don't have to live in a foreign country to experience that - it can feel like you have built a wall to keep people out but inside you're crying.

But in my own personal experience and in working with clients, I have build a life worth living - one where you feel you are not just existing anymore, but you are alive.

I speak German and English.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Therapeutic Counselling Diploma Level 4
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies Level 3
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills Level 2
  • CPD Courses
  • Women with ADHD - February 2024
  • Recovery is my best revenge (trauma and abuse) - January 2024
  • Dealing with Distress: Working with Suicide and Self-harm - July 2023
  • Mental Health & The Body: Treating Trauma - April 2023
  • Neurodiversity Training - January 2023
  • Depression: A Compassionate View - November 2022
  • Who's in the Room? Race, Culture and You -November 2022

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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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

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£70.00 - £80.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I charge £70 for a 50 Minute online session and I also have a few low cost spaces available; please don't hesitate to contact me.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

If Evening Appointments are more suitable, we can discuss this in our consultation session

Further information

Send me an Email, a text or give me a call. My response time is within 24hrs, but can also be earlier. 

Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15

Type of session


Types of client

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

Key details

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Online platforms

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