Caroline Strachan

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Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Near Kingsbridge, Devon, PL21
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and welcome

Well done for trying to find a counsellor you would like to talk to. My name is Caroline Strachan and I am a fully qualified and experienced counsellor.
Clients describe me as calm, caring and friendly and say that they feel heard and understood and that this is helpful. 

 Life can be great but it can also be tough and confusing. Struggles in life are normal. We all face them and it’s completely understandable to want to feel better or different.

Are you struggling with something now? You don’t have to face issues or concerns on your own. I am trained to help you make sense of what you are facing and I feel passionately about the potential and opportunities within counselling for positive life changes.

Do you feel ready to find out more? You can drop me an email, call me or send me a text. You don’t need to go into detail - you can just give me an indication of why you are looking for counselling. I am happy to answer any questions you may have. I also have more information on my website which you may find helpful.

I offer a free 20 minutes initial telephone or online call to offer you the opportunity to explore what you hope to gain from counselling and how I can best support you.

How might counselling help?

Talking with someone unconnected with your life events can be helpful, however distressing or confusing things may feel right now. I would use my experience and skills as a counsellor to help you make sense of your situation, with warmth and understanding and realness every step of the way. This is your space to be you.

People choose counselling for many different reasons. Some people might be finding it harder to do things, don’t want to feel so sad or depressed, or perhaps need help with anger. Anxiety and its effects are common and people talk about wanting to feel less anxious.

We can take the time you need to look at relationship issues. If it feels that life could be a bit easier if something was less confusing or resolved, counselling can help provide clarity. Counselling can be a safe space for you, time to be with whatever. It can be about acknowledging what is helpful and moving on from what is not. We look together at raising awareness.

Counselling can provide some respite, some relief and it’s ok to not know what it is that’s bothering you. You may be feeling out of sorts or just not yourself and that may bring you into counselling as you want to feel like yourself again.

I have found that there are also areas that are perhaps too difficult or confusing to put into words and when you feel ready to do so, to get in touch, we could start to make some sense of those together.

Where would we meet? 

We would meet in the welcoming Modbury Therapy centre, near Kingsbridge, to give you the opportunity to check out whether the room, building and location are OK for you too. There’s a short term and long term car park, on street parking as well as a bus stop nearby.

Training, qualifications & experience

Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP), working professionally within the BACP Ethical Framework, to their rigorous standards.

I trained and qualified on the Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (BACP Accredited course) at the Iron Mill College in Exeter, a leading provider of Mental Health and Wellbeing Training and Education. I am committed to continuous professional development. I have listed more details on my website. 

I worked as a Wellbeing Consultant at the University of Exeter for several years offering counselling to students through the Wellbeing Service. I have completed professional training in safeguarding.

I enjoy working with adults in Private Practice and have experience of working longer term as well as short term with clients. 

I wish you well in your search for your counsellor. I welcome all enquiries.


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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer a free initial 20 minutes telephone or online call as an opportunity to talk about your hopes from counselling and how we might work together. Personally, I found this helpful when I was looking for my own counsellor.

One-to-one counselling is £50 a session. Each session is sixty minutes, in person or online.

Concessions: I offer reduced rates to students, and to those training to be a counsellor. I also offer some reduced rates to people on a low income.

I am happy to be contacted to provide further details,

Kind wishes, Caroline

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I welcome enquiries for in person or online counselling with availability Wednesday to Fridays currently 

Modbury, Near Kingsbridge, Devon, PL21

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)

Online platforms

Caroline Strachan
Caroline Strachan