Clayton Elliott

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Penzance TR18 & Truro TR1
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About me

Are you tired of struggling with the impact of trauma and longing for a more fulfilling life? As a therapist specialising in trauma I work to help people in distress, addressing issues such as relationship challenges, anxiety, and the deeper effects of past traumas. Let's work together to navigate the challenges you face and guide you towards the life you truly desire.

I believe in the power of positive change with the right support. One of my clients referred to me as an 'emotional GPS', here to guide you through difficulties and helping you reach your desired destination.

In addition to my core training in the Person-Centred Approach, I'm trained in EMDR therapy and have a keen interest in mindfulness, eco-therapy, and existentialism, offering varied approaches to suit individual needs.

Flexibility is important to me. We can have one-off sessions for pressing issues or arrange regular ongoing sessions for deeper exploration.

I’m a Registered and Accredited Member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS), adhering to their Ethical Framework. Beyond my counselling work, I hold a degree in Sociology and Writing, and I'm experienced in Cooperative and Community Development work. My involvement with environmental and community organisations spans most of my adult life. I’m also the Managing Director and Senior Counsellor at 'Counselling for Social Change'. I'm deeply committed to making a difference.

If you're ready to take the next step, you can easily book online - Let's embark on this journey together towards a more fulfilling life.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Over 10 years experience as a private counsellor
  • Qualified Supervisor
  • Level 6 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling Supervision - CPCAB
  • Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society (MNCS (Prof Accred))
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - CPCAB
  • B.A. (Distinction) in Sociology & Writing - Monash University, Australia.


  • EMDR Training
  • Certificate - Introduction to Philosophy - University of London
  • Epistemology - University of London
  • Certificate of Achievement - The Science of Happiness - University of California, Berkley
  • Certificate of Achievement - Philosophy and Critical Thinking - University of Queensland
  • Safeguarding Adults – Levels 1 & 2 – National Skills Academy
  • Trauma: the challenge of our age? – BACP Webcast
  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training – LivingWorks
  • Working with Problem Gambling (Induction) - Certificate - GamCare


  • Founder & Managing Director - Counselling for Social Change

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have a particular experience working with people involved in social justice movements.

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£30.00 - £50.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

My standard fees for individual counselling and EMDR are:

  • £45 for a 50 minute online or telephone session.
  • £50 for a 50 minute face-to-face session

Concessions are available to students and people in receipt of benefits. My concessionary rate is:

  • £30 for online or telephone counselling
  • £35 for face-to-face sessions.

Couples sessions are £60 per 1 hour session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday-Tuesday: 10am-7.30pm
Wednesday-Thursday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 2pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm

Further information

My face-to-face services are available in Penzance and Truro and I can also offer Phone and Online-based counselling sessions.

I am now offering EMDR therapy both online and in person.

Penzance, Cornwall, TR18

Truro, Cornwall, TR1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet


In person

Qualified supervisor working in Penzance, Truro and online.

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Clayton Elliott
Clayton Elliott