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MBACP Accredited, MSc
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Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17
Available for new clients

Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

You may be feeling depressed, sad, anxious, overwhelmed or struggling with a relationship. Whatever your reason for seeking counselling, I am here to offer a warm and non-judgemental space to explore your issues.

I have worked with clients from a diverse variety of backgrounds with issues such as low self-esteem, depression, lack of direction, anxiety, stress, anger, bereavement, identity, and relationship issues.

I am currently offering sessions face to face or online. I can work with you either short or long term.

I have special interest in working with self-esteem. I also have a lot of experience in working with neurodivergence and with the LGBTQ+ community.

I'm an integrative counsellor which means that I am trained in a variety of approaches to counselling and psychotherapy. The biggest benefit to this is that my approach is tailored to you.

LGBTQ+ ally. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I’m accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). My qualifications include a Diploma in Integrative Counselling and an M.Sc and B.Sc in psychology and sociology.

I have also attended specific training on; menopause coaching, Counselling young people, issues in the Trans community, gestalt therapy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, stress and anxiety in those with autism, compassion focused therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), managing suicidal feelings, gestalt chair work, working creatively, self harm, and anger management.

I have worked in a variety of different settings alongside my private practice including schools and colleges, charities (Mind and YMCA) and GP practices.

I am registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by their ethical framework.

I also work with Employee Assistance Programmes

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Teams/ Zoom/ Skype counselling available.

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£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Sessions are charged at £50 for a 50 minute appointment.

Please note I do not offer couples counselling.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Please get in touch for most up to date availability.

Further information

My practice is based in a peaceful garden office in Stoneleigh/ Ewell around a 10 minute walk from both Ewell Village and Stoneleigh Broadway. The 293 bus stops just around the corner and there is free parking on-street parking.

Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Claire Black

Claire Black