Candy Edwards - CBT Practitioner BACP Accredited (pract Dip CBT & Ad Dip)

Candy Edwards - CBT Practitioner BACP Accredited (pract Dip CBT & Ad Dip)

7a Prittlewell House
30 East Street
Southend On Sea

07765 202674

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About me

It can be difficult deciding to come to counselling and then choosing the right counsellor, so if you have any questions after reading my profile, please contact me by phone, text or email.

People often come to counselling for many reasons such as feeling stuck, confused, worried, angry, stressed, bereaved, or with issues surrounding addictions and trauma, counselling can help to overcome emotional disturbance, reduce confusion and support personal growth or change. Counselling can lead to increased well being, confidence, a greater understanding of difficulties and relationships, assertiveness, self-awareness, motivation and acceptance of difficult situations such as loss and change.

Whatever your reason for thinking of counselling please feel assured that you will be in an environment that is safe, professional, confidential, non-judgmental and supportive. I am a highly experienced therapist and CBT practitioner working in line with ethical guidelines. I am a fully accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and I adhere to their code of ethics, qualities and values. I am fully insured and hold a DBS certificate.

If you are unsure if counselling can help you then why not book an initial appointment. We can talk about your concerns and find out how counselling can work for you. I can answer any questions you might have and you can decide if counselling is right for you at this time and indeed if I am the right counsellor to help. There is no obligation to continue. The therapeutic relationship is important and you need to feel comfortable with your choice.

I offer short and long term therapy or with an integrative approach to suit your needs. I work with individuals, couple and families. I am experienced dealing with a wide range of difficulties including anxiety, relationships, loss, low self-esteem and depression, among'st many others. I specialise in working with anxiety, low self-esteem and relationships difficulties.

Training, qualifications & experience

Practitioner Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (TA, Person Centred, Psychodynamic, CBT)

AQA Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills (inc working with Loss and Grief)

AQA Level 1 Certificate in Counselling Concepts (inc working with children and young people)

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


I offer weekday appointments at £35 per session

I offer Tuesday evening appointments £40 per session

I offer concessions for student personal therapy (daytime only)

I offer supervision to student and experienced counsellors

Please contact me by phone 07765202674 or email. If I am unavailable I will reply to your call or email within 24 hours

Further information

I am a married mum with two children, I was introduced to counselling due to personal circumstances and after experiencing its benefits and support I was inspired to train as a counsellor. I am passionate about supporting positive change to enhance a person's way of thinking and experiencing life to ultimately improve mental well being

Since training for four years to become qualified, I have gained considerable experience many fields of counselling and in a variety of settings along with private practice. I worked as a syndicate counsellor with Peter Wyatt & Associates. I  have worked as a volunteer at the Dove project in Westcliff who work with victims of domestic violence. I have worked for the Family Relationship Centre (part of the Relate Group) who offer therapy to children and families. I have also worked for an agency providing therapy to children and families in school settings.

Maps & Directions

Southend On Sea, SS2 6LH

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Weekdays and Tuesday evenings

Types of client

Young people
Older adults