Carole is a fully qualified and highly experienced British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Psychologist and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Counselling Psychologist. Working in independent practice for over ten years, Carole offers clinics in London, Southampton and Winchester.
With over five years experience in a specialist Adult Mental Health service in the NHS, Carole is well experienced in working with severe and enduring mental health difficulties such as; anxiety, depression, stress, eating disorders, mood disorders, relationship difficulties, bereavement and many more general concerns with life. This affords her a good working knowledge of NHS mental health services should they be required.
Working to the highest standards, Carole offers a confidential service based on well established psychological theory, literature and up to date research evidence. Central to this is a deep respect for client’s individual life experience and the importance of developing a secure and trusting therapeutic relationship. Her philosophy is one that is underpinned by humanistic values, informed by psychoanalytic theory and existential thinking.
Carole has the BPS Qualification in Counselling Psychology and an MSc in Counselling Psychology. She is qualified to apply a range of psychological models including Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Integrative, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and EMDR. She is also able to offer Mindfulness Meditation either as part of therapy (MBSR and MBCT) or on its own.
As a member of both the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), Carole abides by their Code of Ethics. She also has a current CRB enhanced certificate enabling her to work with adults, couples, children and adolescents.
Training, qualifications & experience
EMDR Part 1
British Psychological Society Qualification in Counselling Psychology, that meets eligibilty for Chartership with the BPS and registration with the Health Professions Council (HCPC).
MSc Counselling Psychology, London Metropolitan University.
BSc Psychology (Hons), University of Southampton.
Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling, Westminster Pastoral Foundation (WPF).
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) training.
Certificate in an Introduction to Group Analysis from the Institute of Group Analysis (IGA), London.
Certificate in Eating Disorders, National Centre for Eating Disorders (NCED).
Certificate of Higher Education, Counselling Skills, Theory and Practice, University of Southampton.
Diploma in Connexions Personal Advisor for Mental Health.
Over five years experience in a NHS Adult Mental Health Specialist Service as a Counselling Psychologist (in training).
Two years as a Connexions Mental Health Personal Adviser for Young People with mental health difficulties and complex needs
Two years as a Youth Worker, Counsellor and Assistant Manager for a Young People's Information, Advice and Counselling Service
Two years as a Psychology Research Assistant, University of Southampton
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
Health and Care Professions Council
The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.
They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.
Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.
British Psychological Society
British Psychological Society
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
Fees for an initial consultation at Southgate Chambers, Winchester and The Psychotherapy Practice, Southampton, lasting up to one and a half hours are £130. Thereafter, weekly session fees are £90 for 50 minutes.
Sessions fees are by Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp or telephone are the same as above.
Sessions are available on Mondays in Central London at
The House on Wimpole Street
If you are considering whether counselling or psychotherapy may be able to help you, please feel free to call me on 07976749894 to discuss. Or, send me an email on email@example.com
Recognised by Private Health Insurance companies, eg BUPA and AXA PPP
An initial consultation allows discussion of your concerns and how Carole may be able to help. She is able to offer both short and long-term psychotherapy. If it transpires that someone else may be more appropriate for your needs, she is also able to refer you to other sources of help.
If you would like to speak with Carole, please call her, leaving a confidential message and she will return your call at a convenient time to you or you may email her.