Billie Pursglove

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Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3FD
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an accredited counsellor offering professional, compassionate and tailored sessions to individuals over the age of 11 and couples. I have gained experience as a counsellor through offering counselling at Ashgate Hospice to patients with a terminal diagnosis and family members and working in private practice working with a diverse range of presenting problems include, depression, deliberate self harm, anxiety, attachment difficulties and low self-esteem. I create a safe space to work in a confidential and empathic way to allow my clients to feel at ease and able to open up without fear of judgement, set goals and achieve them improving mental health, well-being and quality of life.

I work psychodynamically meaning where appropriate we will explore themes such as childhood experience, patterns of behaviour and defence mechanisms. If a client would like to, there is the opportunity to work creatively when necessary to assist in exploring themes in a more visual manner. The number of sessions available to you will be agreed throughout.

If you think you may find counselling useful, feel free to get in touch and we can have a discussion about your thoughts on counselling and why you are thinking of accessing talking therapy. This will hopefully allow you to determine if you would like to go ahead and book an appointment to start your journey to recovery. Alternatively, get in touch and we can arrange a free telephone consultation to discuss your needs and any questions you may have. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited counsellor with the BACP. I studied at the University of Derby and have a Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Practice. 

I have additional qualifications in working with children and young people over the age of 11 and couples.

I have practiced in a hospice environment since 2017, giving me a lot of experience in grief, bereavement, working with terminal illness in terms of those with a diagnosis and their family. I have been expanding my experience through practicing in more varied settings and have worked with clients with PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Anger Issues, Eating Disorders and self-harm and self-injury. 

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


£55.00 - £75.00

Additional information

One to one counselling - £55 per session

Couples counselling - £75 per session

When I work

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Further information

Face to face appointments are held at The Matlock Therapy Centre on Lime Grove Walk in Matlock. 

Remote appointments are available over zoom. 

4 Lime Grove Walk, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3FD

Type of session

In person


Billie Pursglove
Billie Pursglove