Claire Foulstone

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Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 3TN
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a Humanistic Integrative Psychotherapist who is accredited by the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), an organisation to which I value their ethical framework and work to their highest standard of practice.

I understand that life comes with its personal challenges which can be overwhelming. Relationships may be causing distress, anxiety or stress and can be damaging to your self-esteem. A bereavement may have left you numb, lost or angry. You may be depressed and not understand your need for isolation.

Whatever your situation, I am a therapist that offers a warm, caring approach to support you free from judgement as you gently explore your thoughts and feelings in a place that is confidential.

I have a specialised interest in trauma and use modern day techniques which assist in achieving enhanced self regulation which improves stress responses making positive future change reachable.

As I value the relationship as part of your healing process, I feel it’s vital in finding the right therapist so therefore offer a free initial consultation enabling us to meet and for any of your questions to be answered.

I appreciate it’s difficult to make the first appointment as it’s the first step in doing something different, I encourage you to make contact as you may find it will be the most effective decision you will make for yourself.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • First Class BSc Hons Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy
  • Level 3 Counselling Children
  • Certificate in Counselling Young People
  • Certificate in Safeguarding Children & Young People
  • Certificate in Relational & Integrative Psychotherapy
  • Certificate in Helping Children tell their stories
  • Certificate in working with Metaphor
  • Certificate in Children’s Emotional Well-being
  • Certificate in Attachment Theory & Self Awareness in the Counsellor

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

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£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Additional information

£45 per 50 minute session

Reduced rates for trainee counsellors this can be discussed and agreed within the initial consultation.

I do offer some limited discretionary discounts for low income.

I take credit/debit card payments cheque or cash at the start of the session.

When I work

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday appointments.

Further information

I work in the lovely surroundings of Staveley Hall. My room is in a quite comfortable area of the stable building where there is ample free parking.

I offer a free one hour introductory consultation where we can discuss what are your therapeutic requirements. As finding the right therapist is essential, it is a time you can find out about the process and decide with no obligation suitability in working together. It is also a good time to ask any questions.

Once agreed, we will agree on our contract and begin working together on a weekly basis on an agreed time and day.

20 Staveley Hall, Church Street, Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 3TN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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In person

I am a Humanistic/Integrative Trained Clinical Supervisor, that is offering a confidential relational space to explore case loads at the cost of £70.

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Claire Foulstone
Claire Foulstone