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About me

My name is Claire Abernethy and I am an experienced and qualified counsellor and Supervisor. I offer a safe and secure place where you can talk about the things in life that are causing you sadness, anxiety or distress. I have vast experience working with people facing all types of difficulties.

As a person-centered counsellor I am committed to helping and empowering people when they are feeling lost, stuck, or that their world is crumbling around them. By providing a supportive space, an honest and caring relationship I help people find their own way forward in life.

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling
BSc Hons in Psychology
Certificate in Online Counselling

Certificate in Supervision

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.

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.


Additional information

£50.00 per session for face to face or telephone counselling.

I'm happy to offer an initial 20 min consultation by telephone free of charge.

Email counselling is £40.00 per session.

£65.00 per 90 minute Supervision session.


Weekdays and evenings.


Type of session

In person


In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

As a supervisor, I offer a safe and nurturing space for counsellors to explore all aspects of their work including counselling relationships and their own role within this.

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Claire Abernethy

Claire Abernethy