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Charlotte Powolny MBACP Registered Ad.Dip Counselling and Psychotherapy

Hastings TN34 & Battle TN33
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Hastings TN34 & Battle TN33

About me

I am an Integrative Counsellor which entails a combined approach to Counselling that brings together different elements of specific therapies. I take the view that there is no single approach that can work for each individual.

I am a warm and caring individual with a natural empathic approach. I offer a safe, warm welcoming, open and non-judgemental space where you can be at ease. This space allows you to explore thoughts and feelings freely.

The relationship in which we build is extremely important in the therapy process and I will focus on building a strong and trusting therapeutic relationship as a foundation for the work that we do together.

I am also a Drug and Alcohol and Bereavement Counsellor.

I specialise in both Drug and Alcohol Counselling, Bereavement, Grief and Loss. Anxiety and Depression, Feelings of sadness, Trauma, Panic Attacks, Relationship issues, Work related issues, Low Self-Esteem - many more areas - as well as General Counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (Accredited)
  • Certificate in Humanistic Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Counselling (Accredited by the Open College Network and mapped to DANOS)
  • Certificate in Motivational Interviewing
  • Certificate in Transactional Analysis
  • Certificate in Bereavement Counselling - Cruse Foundation Course (Accredited by Ascentis)
  • Certificate in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • Certificate in Groupwork

I am fully insured and I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

Member organisations


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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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

I am a very experienced Alcohol Counsellor and Drug Counsellor. If you are contemplating changes around your Alcohol or Drug use or you are a significant other and you wish to talk this through further then please call or email me to arrange an appointment.

Experienced Accredited Bereavement Counsellor.

I have a background in Social Work.

I provide counselling to Carers and Young Carers.

Worked as a Counsellor in a Private Independent School and in a Prison.

Have extensive experience of Mental Health, Domestic Violence and Homelessness.

My work also includes working with Trauma.

As well as all of the above I also provide General Counselling.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy


Please contact me for session rate

Further information

I have a Private Practice in Hastings and in Battle.

East Sussex

East Sussex

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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 Unspecified


I offer appointments at times to suit you - including evenings and weekends.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Charlotte Powolny MBACP Registered Ad.Dip Counselling and Psychotherapy

Charlotte Powolny MBACP Registered Ad.Dip Counselling and Psychotherapy