Caroline Misselbrook

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DipHE Person-Centred Counselling MBACP
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Southampton, Hampshire, SO19 9LX
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Welcome to Grove Counselling

My name is Caroline Misselbrook and I provide face-to-face, short-term or long-term counselling for adults and young people (16+) in Sholing, Southampton and the wider area. Online sessions are available upon request.

My patient, creative and collaborative approach within the counselling room is influenced by my background in art, teaching and workshop facilitation; as I gain a deeper understanding of your experiences, without judgement, we can work together towards making sense of overwhelming or confusing feelings.

Whatever it may be that you wish to explore, I am able to provide a calm and safe space which will allow you to begin this journey of acceptance and greater sensitivity to your intuition at your own pace.

I hold a Level 5 Diploma of Higher Education in Person-Centred Counselling, am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) and am dedicated to continuous personal and professional learning to inform my practice. 

You can find more information about my experience, fees, the counselling room, legal and ethical aspects and limits to confidentiality on my website but I am always happy to answer any further questions you may have over the phone or via email.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a Level 5 Diploma of Higher Education in Person-Centred Counselling and as well as my private practice, have worked as an adult and young person counsellor and group therapy facilitator within local charities that support clients who have wished to explore areas such as: childhood, adolescent and adult trauma, anxiety, depression, intrusive thoughts, domestic abuse, sexual violence, sexuality, gender identity, autism, physical health problems, stress, anger management, boundaries, grief, low self-esteem and relationships.

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP), have Professional Liability Insurance and an Enhanced DBS check.

I am dedicated to continuous personal and professional development to inform and enhance my practice. As well as my counselling qualifications and necessary training around safeguarding, equality and diversity and data handling, I also have Certificates of Professional Development (CPD) in:

Professional Development Workshops and Training Courses:

  • Queer Experiencing, Trauma and Person-Centred Therapy (Online Events)
  • Working with the Shadow: Creativity as a Therapeutic Technique (Online Events)
  • Working with Clients That Have 'Grown Up Too Fast' (Online Events)
  • Trauma, Dissociation and the Person-Centred Approach (Online Events)
  • All Parts are Welcome: The Skills - Dialoguing with Parts (Online Events)
  • Creativity as a Therapeutic Technique: Working with Anxiety (Online Events)
  • Breathwork for Trauma: Can it be Person-Centred? (Online Events)
  • The Impact of Trauma at Different Developmental Stages: A PCA Perspective (Online Events)
  • Understanding Trauma and Implementing Trauma Informed Practice (Wave Trust)
  • Keep Them Safe – Protecting Children from Child Sexual Exploitation (Virtual College)

Personal Development Workshops:

  • Creative Writing for Therapeutic Practice (Online Events)
  • Professional Development Day: How to Succeed in Private Practice (BACP)

Member organisations

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.

Areas of counselling I deal with

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£40.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

If you decide, after our initial session, that you would like to go ahead with counselling we would aim to meet once a week, on the same day, at the same time. However if this is not possible then I have some flexibility.

Sessions are paid for via bank transfer 24 hours in advance. Sessions can be cancelled as long as 24 hours notice is given, otherwise the missed session will be charged at the full rate.

If you’d like to go ahead and book an initial 30 minute session please get in touch.

Initial sessions cost £25 and gives you the opportunity to see if therapy is for you and whether you would like to continue working with me.

Individual 50 minute sessions are charged at £40.
Some concessions may be available on request for those on a low income.

A block of 6 sessions cost £220. If you purchase a block of 6 sessions a discount of £20 is applied. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work until 6pm on Mondays and Tuesdays and until 8pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. I do not provide sessions on Fridays or weekends.

Further information

The counselling room is a calm and comfortable self-contained space with a bathroom. The space is not wheelchair accessible but there is only one step into the room. Once inside the lighting, heating and seating can be adjusted to suit your needs.

Grove Counselling is located in Sholing, Southampton and has free on-street parking as well as a secure space to store a bike or scooter. There are good bus and train links from the city centre and surrounding areas of Woolston, Hamble, Netley, Bursledon, Weston, Bitterne and wider area. A Voi e-scooter rank is also located at the top of the road.

The Grove, Sholing, Southampton, Hampshire, SO19 9LX

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet


Caroline Misselbrook
Caroline Misselbrook