Carla Polhill

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Counsellor and Supervisor (MNCPS Acc.) (Reg.MBACP)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0BN
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an Integrative Counsellor and Supervisor with experience of working with clients who have experienced a range of issues including: trauma, abuse, bereavement, relationship issues, anxiety, stress and depression.  I see clients in person at rooms based in Tavistock, Devon as well as delivering online and telephone sessions.

I work in a variety of ways to suit the needs of my clients, offering a range of therapeutic support from short term focussed therapy to long term psychotherapy.  My goal is to ensure that the way I work responds to your individual needs.

The foundation of my work is the development of a therapeutic relationship. Through this relationship and within the boundaries of safe and ethical practice I find I am well positioned to offer all clients an empathic and non-judgemental response to the difficulties they are experiencing.  This foundation supports therapeutic progress and offers a space where implicit barriers can be challenged and overcome.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 6 Advanced Specialist Diploma in Clinical Supervision
  • Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Trauma Informed Approaches
  • PODS

I have also worked in an agency setting since 2017 offering time limited counselling to Carers, and others referred through charitable organisations; supporting individuals and families affected by domestic abuse including parent and child therapy and group therapy; providing short term counselling and longer term psychotherapy to self referred clients.

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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£30.00 - £90.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Session costs:

Counselling Fees

Individual Sessions

  • Initial Session - free for  30 - 50 mins (Telephone only)
  • Further sessions (Face to face/online/telephone) - £60 per 50 minute session
  • Trainee Counsellors during their course £40 per 50 minute session (up to 20 sessions)

Counselling Sessions Funded by Employer

  • Initial Session - free for  30 - 50 mins (Telephone only)
    Further sessions (Face to face/online/telephone) - £75 per 50 minute session

Supervision Fees

  • Trainee counsellors on placement - £50 for an hour session or £75 for an hour and half session (during training placement)
  • Supervisor Reports for training provider - £40 flat fee
  • Qualified counsellors/other professionals - £60 for an hour session or £90 for an hour and a half session.
  • Group Supervision fees determined by size and frequency of the group.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday to Thursday between 10am and 7pm (last appointment time is 6pm)

Friday 10am to 5pm (last appointment time is 4pm)

Platinum Centre, 2 Brook Street, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0BN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Ground floor premises accessible for wheelchair users and those with mobility difficulties.

Online platforms

Google Meet


In person

Supervisor - ready to work with counsellors and psychotherapists through my integrative approach to provide effective clinical supervision

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Carla Polhill
Carla Polhill