Create Hope

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Bracknell RG12 & Devizes SN10
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About us

We are a Christian charity, offering emotional support to children, young people and families in Berkshire and Wiltshire. (Locations include:  Bracknell and Devizes) 

We offer a range of different therapeutic services including: 

  • Play Therapy
  • Therapeutic play
  • Creative therapy Young people and adults
  • NVR therapy for parents 
  • Systemic family therapy
  • Embodiment Psychotherapy
  • Somatic trauma therapy 
  • Counselling online and in person

Training, qualifications & experience

Our charity was founded by our CEO Catherine Hockley who qualified as a Play therapist back in 2010. She has gone on to study systemic family therapy, medication, embodiment Psychotherapy, NVR therapy, trauma therapy and clinical supervision. 

We also have a number of other staff qualified in Play therapy, integrative psychotherapy and NVR therapy. 

We also offer integrative play and creative therapy training courses and have a number of students working towards their qualified hours. 

We have been running as a charity since 2015 and offer therapeutic services to individuals, whole family groups and through schools. 

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.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Other areas of counselling we deal with

We support children, young people and whole family groups through our various therapeutic services, 

We incorporate creativity and play in our therapeutic approach but are led by the client on how/if they chose to use these in the sessions.

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£30.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Unemployed

Additional information

We do have bursary funding available for families living in Berkshire, who can't commit to the full fee of the therapy...due to their financial situation.

We have an independent panel who make this decision, but it is not means tested.

We do ask that everyone contributes a minimum amount of 10%. towards the cost of each session.

When we work

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The availability above is for all therapists working in Create Hope. Depending on which service you require might affect the availability. 

Further information

Our charity is focused on offering emotional support to children, young people and families impacted by different traumatic life events. We offer a range of therapeutic services including one to one, couples and family group sessions. 

Our sessions incorporate Creative therapy and play therapy approaches, however, our sessions are client led, allowing the client to decide the process they need. 

We also offer training for people interested in qualifying as an Integrative creative and play therapist and have opportunities for people to complete placements with us.  

Create Hope, The Court House, Broadway, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1AE

Head4therapy, 1 Market Place, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1HR

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Online platforms

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In person

I offer clinical supervision for those working with children, young people or adults.

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