Crissie Clay

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Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Welcome & thank you for visiting my page.

My name is Crissie & I practice as a person-centred therapist. Therapy that holds you at the centre of everything I do.

You as the client have full control of how you want your sessions to be. This hopefully allows you to feel at ease. As our relationship forms the trust between us does too, which provides us with the roots to our therapeutic relationship. No two clients are the same so tailoring therapy to each client is important to me.

Offering a safe, confidential, judgement free & genuine space for you to be open & comfortable is also important to me. I will support & hold you through whatever feelings or emotions arise & work in a way that is acceptable for you. Offer ideas from my past practice that may support you to move forward or come up with fresh ideas together.

Overall, I know how hard it is to start/continue the journey of self-growth so can appreciate how nervous or worried you may be, I want to reassure you that whatever you are going through at the moment, I am here to listen & support you to continue with your life.

Thank you for reading & I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • FdSc in Person-Centred Counselling
  • BSc in Person-Centred Counselling

I have experience in the following areas:

  • Bereavement & loss
  • Bereavement of children 
  • Bereaved by murder
  • Sudden death
  • Multiple bereavements
  • Isolation & Loneliness 
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Additional needs
  • Financial difficulty 
  • Acceptance & Inclusion
  • Low self-esteem & confidence 
  • Relationships, Family issues
  • Stress
  • Self-harm

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.

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in bereavement counselling 


£35.00 - £50.00

Additional information

50 min sessions are currently £50.00

Concessions are available, details are on request. I offer a free consultation and assessment before you decide if the service I provide is something you wish to proceed with. During this time we would discuss your reasons for contacting me and I will endeavour to answer any questions you may have. I will also provide an overview of the services offered.

Further information

I also have experience working with children and young people

Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

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