Clare Boulton

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SNCPS, TCSU-L6 - Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor
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Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10
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About me

Hi my name is Clare and I work in the South of Leicestershire in a private practice as an integrative counsellor, working within a person-centred approach. I am offering you a comfortable and private space so that we can work together through any issues that you may bring to the session. Within this non-judgemental and confidential setting you will have time to explore, reflect and understand your emotions, feelings and what is happening to you, wherever you are in your life right now.

Working within the Integrative approach of therapy means that I can draw upon different models of counselling to support you. By being presented with the right tools at the right times, you can take control to move forward or assist a shift in perception. Simply by being heard can often be the catalyst to your healing.

If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact me.
As I realise that the first session is full of mixed emotions, questions and answers, I offer you a free initial consultation.

Training, qualifications & experience


I am a qualified counsellor with a Diploma in Integrative Counselling.

Advanced Professional Diploma in Integrative counselling.

Level 3 Certificate in CBT.

Level 4 Certificate in CBT.

Level 5 Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents.

Level 6 certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision.

Further training :-

Animal Assisted Therapy Diploma, level 3.

Certificate in Working with individuals with Learning Disabilities.

Certificate in LGBT.

Child behaviour Diploma.

Child psychology Diploma.

Cognitive behaviour development Diploma.

Counselling Children and Adolescents Diploma.

Play therapy Diploma, level 3.

Safeguarding in Education 07-Sep-2023 - 07-Sep-2025

Level 3 Certificate in Couples and Family Therapy.

Level 3 Certificate in Relationship Psychology.

Level 3 certificate in Pathological Demand Avoidance.

Level 3 certificate in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dealing with Distress – Working with Suicide and Self-Harm Certificate.

Advanced Diploma in Autism Awareness level 4.

Autism Awareness Diploma level 3.

ADHD Awareness Level 3.

Transactional Analysis course.

Inner Child Course.

Advanced Certificate in Understanding and Applying Parts Theories.

Continued Professional Development

I am conscious of continuing with my professional development and regularly attending CPD training days.

Safeguarding Children. 07-Sep-2023 to 07-Sep-2025

Introduction to Child Protection Certificate.

Further Child Protection Certificate.

Awareness of Prevent Duty 1538431092 until March 2023.

Introduction to Adult / Child Protection Certificate.

Safeguard Adults

Face2Face Foundation training course 8-10 wks.

EAGALA networking.

EAGALA networking.

Understanding Depression.

Understanding my behavior SCOPE.

EAGALA networking.

Understanding disorders Eating – Part 1 & 2.

Interactive Psychotherapeutic approaches to Trauma.

Understanding HIV.

Understanding Learning Disabilities.

Emotionally Focused Therapy.

Suicidal Awareness training.

Why attachment matters Sir Richard Bowlby.

Treating intrusive thoughts and inner critical voices.

Improve your memory Certificate.

Certificate in LGBT.

Cognitive behavior development Diploma.

Child behavior Diploma.

Child psychology Diploma.

Counselling Children and Adolescents Diploma.

LGBT awareness.

Improve your memory CPD Diploma.

20/6/2018 - 21/06/2018 NSPCC How safe are our children.

Working with Couples.

Working with Complicated Grief.

Depression: A Compassionate View

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Diploma

Moving your practice online - a brief course for counsellors, psychotherapists and mental health practitioners :- Covid 19 Telehealth course Cohort 2.

Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for COVID – 19 Virus (WHO)

Couples Counselling.

My Experience

I have gained wide range of experience throughout my therapeutic work.

I have been given the opportunity to work within the local authority residential children’s services to offer therapeutic support to children and young people across a number of settings. This role also includes regular consultations, meeting with their social workers and mental health team. Their aim is to ensure that all who care for the well being of the child are working towards creating a more harmonious relationship, whilst offering them a confidential space and time to explore their feelings and emotions, their attachments and boundaries and consider their learnt behaviour offers them a time to learn new positive choices.

I have experience of working within a therapeutic organisation to counsel children and young people who are survivors of sexual assault and abuse. Offering both pre and post trial therapy to support the individual to work through the emotional trauma.

I also have experience of working as a school counsellor, supporting teenagers and young adults. This work deals with issues of bullying, confidence & self-esteem, self harm and eating disorders, phobias, relationship & family issues, cultural and religious issues, rape and sexual abuse, LGBT and body issues. Grief and loss and also exam and study issues. This work is both long and short term counselling supporting the client to explore, learn and find a path to progress into their future.

Whilst working at the Leicester Rape Crisis centre I have counselled individuals dealing with the emotions of rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence and the traumas and effects this can bring. Whilst there I have supported a vast number of clients who arrived at the centre struggling with the trauma and within their journey of counselling found a new path as a survivor of their past.

I have also supported and counselled families and parents within Face 2 Face befriending charity and New Dawn family services, working with families living with a disability, health issues and who are struggling with difficult circumstances.

I have experience of working with many issues within these settings from self harm, addiction, suicidal thought, self esteem and body image issues, to depression, stress & anxiety to abuse, relationship & bereavement. I have experience of working with both adults and teenagers and young people within these differing settings.

I am a fully insured and a registered Senior Accredited member of The National Counselling Society. I am an associate member of Play Therapy UK (PTUK)

I hold an up to date enhanced DBS.

I hold an up to date Safeguarding in Schools Certificate -1739849362 Valid until Sept 2022

I am registered with the Information Commissioners Office under the DATA protection act - registration number ZA187932, due to holding sensitive data.

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Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Couples and Family therapy.

5 reasons why therapy is a good idea:-

1, The decision is based upon wanting to talk openly and stay together.

2,There is an acknowledgement that help is available and that they would like to take up the offer in a confidential setting.

3. You have agreed to ask for help from someone who has studied in an area of expertise that they need to work through.

4. The opportunity to work through this openly and experience healing and positive change is being embraced.

5. Soon the couple / family will start to peel away the layers of their life together and find that love is underneath.

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£55.00 - £70.00
Free initial in-person or online session

Additional information

I set up Subconscious Healing, my private practice in 2014, to offer therapeutic counselling to adults, young people and children, couples and families who are struggling to deal with issues or need somewhere to explore their emotions and need support to talk in a place that is safe for them. Within this quiet and comfortable counselling room in the outskirts of Leicestershire, you will have the time to talk and be heard without judgement in a confidential setting.

Why not come along for a no obligation, free of charge initial consultation and decide if counselling is right for you.

Session Fee's.

Initial consultation is Free of charge.*

Zoom sessions -  Adults £55.00 per hourly session. 

Face to Face Session are priced at £55.00 per hourly session per Adults. 

Children counselling sessions are £55.00 per hourly session.

Couples / Family counselling sessions are £70.00 per hourly session.

Payments via cash, card or bank transfer on the day of therapy.

Home visits are available for clients with mobility or access issues. Please ask for more information.

Supervision:- Clinical supervision for counsellors:- Please see the supervision page for more details.

* One session per client. Please see t&c on website for more details.

When I work

Flexible session times to suit, including evenings and weekends.

Further information

Premises is available in Sharnford.

This private consultation room which is situated in a confidential barn, is accessed via Chapel Lane. There are no W/C facilities, no waiting area available at this location. Accessible via a regular door step. There is a card machine available at the destination. Parking is available.
For more information please feel free to contact.

Home visits are available for mobility or access issues, please ask for price per mileage.

For more information or any questions that you need answering please do not hesitate to contact.

Sharnford, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

The Barn is accessed via a doorstep, no waiting area or toilet facilities available.


In person

I offer a free initial consultation to trainee and qualified therapists, offering Face2face, online and telephone inline with Covid-19 guidelines.

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Clare Boulton
Clare Boulton