COVID-19 update: we will continue to offer face to face sessions during lock-downs whenever possible as well as telephone and video-call sessions if preferred.
Counselling & Psychotherapy offer you a safe space to take a closer look at you, considering different ways of understanding and responding to your experiences and finding useful ways to manage strong emotions and body sensations. It can be very powerful; even in a short period of time.
We will listen, ask questions, and offer you some ideas to encourage different ways of looking at a situation. We might also give you some information or point you to sources of help about specific issues that might be useful for you. Most importantly, we will do so in a safe, non-judgmental, and confidential space.
We offer a £15 consultation with an experienced practitioner to explore what kind of therapy or support would be most helpful.
Following an initial consultation, we will refer you to the most suitable practitioner, considering what your requirements and wishes are, when you are available, and how much you can afford.
We can provide long term psychotherapy or brief focused counselling, regular weekly sessions or flexible appointment times and frequency.
Unfortunately, we do not have disabled access.
Training, qualifications & experience
All our therapists receive regular clinical supervision and work to the code of ethics of their registered body. This might be UKCP, BACP, BPS.
We have a team of highly qualified psychotherapists and counsellors who come from diverse professional backgrounds and offer a range of psychotherapy and counselling models in Depression, Anxiety, Work Related Stress, Relationship Difficulties, Bereavement, Trauma, Panic Attacks, Low Self Esteem, Addictions, Dependency, Disability, Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Personal Development, Sexual issues and young adults.
Member organisations *
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Areas of counselling we deal with
The cost of individual counselling starts at £35 up to £60 per session. An offer of ongoing counselling will be made to you following the initial consultation.
Initial consultations cost £15 - Payment is required for an initial consultation upfront and within 24 hours of booking in order to be able to confirm your booking with you.
12 session lower cost therapy
Our therapists try to be as inclusive as possible and are fully aware of the challenges many people experience in accessing the right mental help support. This is why, in accordance with the ethos our collective is founded upon to help as many as possible, they generously offer 12 sessions at a discounted fee of £25 per session to clients with a genuine financial need. This might include people who are currently out of work, full-time carers and people in receipt of welfare benefits.
Please note that we might need to ask for proof of benefits in order to offer this service to ensure those in true need have a chance to access it.
Given the popularity of this scheme, waiting times might be longer than usual and the service is limited to daytime appointments only.
Concessions offered for
Our therapists work at various times so we are able to facilitate bookings from early mornings to late evenings.