Claudia Denington

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MBACP, BA Hons, Dip Couns, Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I have lots of experience working with relationship issues, self-esteem & confidence issues, anxiety, depression, burnout, stress, trauma, sexual abuse and work related issues. For many people who come to see me, they are looking for a supportive space during times of overwhelm or want to work through areas of life which feel challenging. For some, the goal may be simply feeling better, for others we might work towards a more specific goal.

Sessions will be held on a weekly basis, in the same time-slot each week. I integrate a range of different psychotherapeutic approaches subject to your needs. I work on both a short and long term basis, online or face to face.

What to expect

I will work with you to create a relationship which is supportive, and empowering. I provide a safe & confidential space to help you make meaning of areas in your life that feel challenging, exploring relationships, behaviours, thoughts & feelings, with a hope to create change in stuck areas.

If this is your first time in therapy, or you are unsure whether I am the right counsellor for you, we can speak on the phone ahead of booking a session, feel free to ask me some questions or discuss any concerns you may have. Making the first step can be the hardest, it takes courage to reach out and seek support.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Level 6 equivalent (Transactional Analysis) - The Metanoia Institute, London
  • Criminology & Psychology BA Honours Degree- Leeds Beckett University
  • Mental Health First Aid Instructor- MHFA England 
  • Suicide First Aid Trained- SFA England
  • Working with couples in TA - The Metanoia Institute
  • Safeguarding (adults & children)- Mind, The Anna Freud Centre
  • Equality & Diversity- Mind
  • Building resilience with our clients- The College of Wellbeing
  • Understanding & working with sexual violence- Open College Network (OCN) London, Level 2 
  • Undertaking a nutrition training- The School of Health

Relevant Work Experience 

  • Helpline & Email Support- Rape Crisis & Sexual Abuse Support Services (2022 to present)
  • Global Digital Training Manager- Strategic Wellbeing (2020 to present)
  • Mental Health First Aid Instructor- MHFA England (2018 to present)
  • GP Referral Project Lead- The Anna Freud Centre (2019 to 2020)
  • Workplace Wellbeing Manager- Mind (2017 to 2019)
  • Student Mental Health Advisor - Mind (2016 to 2017)

Counselling Roles

  • Counsellor - Headstrong Counselling, London
  • Counsellor- Somerset Counselling Centre, Somerset
  • Counsellor- Metanoia Low Cost Counselling & Psychotherapy service, London

Aside from counselling, I currently work in organisational mental health. I have lots of experience training the Met Police, NHS, WPP Group, SAGE publishing, COS stores, H&M, The Supreme Court, global banks and insurance companies (& many more) around improving their mental health and wellbeing at work, in order to live balanced lives in todays world. I also work 1:1 with individuals in organisations experiencing burnout, anxiety, work stress or navigating change and uncertainty.

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.


£65.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Sessions last 50 minutes 

Individuals- £65

Couples - £90 

Please note I offer concessions for trainee counsellors- £50

Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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