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Catherine Halliwell Fd (Open) MBACP MNCS Accrd

St Helier, Jersey, JE3 2PB
07829 786100 07829 786100 Registered / Accredited

About me


I understand how scary it can be approaching a counsellor, admitting that you need help... it need not be with me as I walk with you gently through the process. It's easy to begin, just phone, text or email me and we can work together to find a convenient time for us to hold our first session together. When we have this session we will discuss what you want to get from the counselling, how often we should see each other and any other details you would like to know. I'm happy to answer any questions even if you don't come for therapy.

I became a counsellor due to suffering from my own difficult life experiences and I always thought counselling was for others who needed it, not me, but I was wrong. It was a process that brought me from beyond back into being. I now firmly believe in it and I can give others the opportunity to experience how it feels to be able to talk to someone who cares, and will listen.

So don't be afraid to give it a try with me. I can offer one to one sessions, or use ZOOM, these will be in a confidential, non judgmental, empathic space where you can share your difficulties. I offer you the opportunity to ask anything you would like to and to explore and decide if you are ready to continue with a therapeutic relationship.

Also have now added Gizmo to my practice - A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel - fully insured and allowing me to offer Animal Assistance Therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

I work locally in Private Practice, with Grace Trust & Millis Centre for Separated Families,  through this I meet a wide range of clients with very varied issues and needs. I gained my professional Accreditation into the National Counselling Society 2017 (NCS), and Registered status with the British Association for Counsellor & Psychotherapists in July 2018 (BACP). I also work as a school counsellor in Secondary School with boys aged 11-18yrs. In working with Millis I work with children and young people as well as parents. I firmly believe in continual educational development and CPD in this profession.

2020 Practising Online - Covid-19 response (Online Therapy Institute)

2019 Parental Alienation, Karen & Nick Woodall Family Separation Centre

2019 Jersey's Children First Training, the Childrens' Commissioner

2018 Foundation Degree in Counselling, the Open University

2018 Level 5 Psychotherapeutic Counselling, the Tara Centre, CPCAB

2018 Music Therapy Diploma, Centre of Excellence

2018 The Cyclical Nature of Trauma/Repeat Victimization JAFT

2018 Safeguarding Children Level 2 (3hrs CPD) E-Magination Training

2018 The Psychology of Childhood & Youth Studies, the Open University

2017 The Cyclical Nature of Trauma/Repeat Victimization JAFT

2017 Exploring Fear & Sadness, The Open University

2017 Adult & Child Safeguarding Refresher Course 2017 Jersey Hospice Care

2017 Level 4 Therapeutic Counselling, CPCAB, The Tara Centre, CPCAB

2017 Safeguarding Adults at Risk, Safeguarding Partnership Board

2016 The Decider Life Skills, Ayres & Vivyan

2016 Foundation Course in Safeguarding Children, Safeguarding Partnership Board

2015 Bereavement Care, Jersey Hospice

2015 Level 2 Understanding Substance Misuse, CPCAB

2014 Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies, the Tara Centre, CPCAB

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.


National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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 Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Beginning to specialise in Parental Alienation and Family Separation.

Military and Veterans Issues, Binary / Non Identifying Gender Also covered.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic



One to One - £65*          ZOOM / ONLINE / TELEPHONE - £65        Student - £55

Student of Counselling - £50  

To book a session all you need to do is e-mail, phone or text me. If an appointment is cancelled up to 24hrs before the session then payment will be refundable or by agreement held to bind over to the next appointment. If the session is cancelled within 24 hrs of the appointment time then payment is non-refundable and chargeable.*Payment may be given in cash or cheque at the beginning of a one to one session although Internet Bank Transfer is also acceptable. Bank Transfer only for ONLINE/Telephone. ​

Counselling students please provide proof of study to obtain student rates.

*If you cannot afford this please do not let this put you off as I have some spaces allocated for sliding scale clients

Further information


I can help you with: abuse, addiction, abandonment, agoraphobia, anger, anxiety, bereavement, bullying, cancer, care issues, depression, divorce, domestic abuse, family breakdown, fertility issues, fear, gender dysphoria, family breakdown, gambling, health, hoarding, illness, infidelity, LGBTQIAPD issues, military and veterans issues, men's issues, OCD, phobias, panic attacks, parenting issues, parental alienation, pregnancy, PTS/PTSD, sex, shame, stress, victims of crime, women's issues and workplace issues. This list is to give you an indication of what can be looked at in therapy. If your issue is not mentioned it does not mean it is not covered, it simply means that therapy can cover such a vast array of issues that I cannot list them all.

3 Daisy Villas
Lewis Street
St Helier

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

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.

Wheelchair user access


A mixture of days and evenings to be as flexible as possible around people's schedules - Contact me to check when we can schedule


Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Catherine Halliwell Fd (Open) MBACP MNCS Accrd

Catherine Halliwell Fd (Open) MBACP MNCS Accrd