Claire Smith

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Available for new clients
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Birmingham B68 & B30
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am passionate about therapy as a space where people can find time for themselves, a space to reflect on life and what they want from it, and a space to grow to their full potential.

Often in life we are expected to fulfil many roles. Some we may have chosen, others we might have had put on us. Therapy is a space where you can be yourself; where the roles you play in life can be shed and you get a chance to just be you. 

From this place of being you, we can work together to decide how you want to live.

I am not here to tell you what is wrong with you or instruct you on what to do. I am here to walk alongside you, to be a confidante and a gentle guiding hand as you work out what it is you need next. 

I offer a non-judgmental and confidential space for you to explore what you are struggling with. Talking about what is going on for you might seem small, but from those small conversations, big changes can occur.

I have an ongoing commitment to studying and learning to improve as a therapist and I hold an up-to-date enhanced DBS.

I am registered with BACP and working towards accreditation with UKCP.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Contemporary Psychotherapy from Beeleaf Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy

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.

Therapies offered


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs

Additional information

Mondays in Kings Norton

Tuesdays and Fridays in Harborne/Oldbury

Thursday Online (some flexibility on days)

Concessions offered for retired individuals who want daytime appointments

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Birmingham, West Midlands, B68

180 Lifford Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30

Type of session

In person
Claire Smith
Claire Smith