Clare Hayton

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Verwood, BH31
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About me

I approach the work I do with a warm, empathetic, non-judgemental manner. 
My setting is a welcoming counselling room in a log cabin with the facilities to explore creatively if appropriate.

Initially training in art, which I still enjoy, I then embarked on my counselling career over 15 years ago. I gained a degree in Humanistic counselling at Chichester University.

My experience has seen me in a collaborative partnership running a school counselling service in Hampshire, working for a bereavement charity and a diverse private client list. I have particular experience in Autism, ADHD, OCD, Anxiety, Chronic illness and wellbeing.

I run wellbeing courses following my own course which can be on an individual basis or in small groups. The course is 6 weeks and can be used in a business setting, allowing employees to maintain their mental health and wellbeing in a team strengthening group.

I work with all ages, Children, young people and adults. I like to use creativity especially with my younger clients. I am happy to do home visits for those unable to attend my counselling room.

I offer face to face, online, home visits, telephone and text counselling. My wellbeing courses are face to face or via Zoom. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (hons) degree in Humanistic Counselling
  • Advanced diploma in Counselling
  • Experience: Co-Ran and worked in school counselling service in multiple schools, primary, middle, senior
  • 15 years + counselling experience 
  • Seasonal Counsellor for Family Bereavement Charity
  • Private Practice 
  • Senior therapist for Mosaic (child bereavement)

Member organisations

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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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I have more flexibility for online sessions 

Further information

Initial we will have a conversation over the telephone to get to know each other a little and discuss what you would like to gain from counselling. We will then book our first session and agree if these will be weekly or fortnightly. The amount of session will vary depending on why you are attending counselling but it is something that we will review regularly. Usually a minimum of 6 session will be beneficial.

I can take a card payment or send a link before the session. I will accept cash with a receipt on request. 
payment must be before or at the time of the session. 

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Quiet residential area with parking in front and adjacent to property.

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Clare Hayton
Clare Hayton