Dr Eileen Ward

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BPS, HCPC and BACP Registered Chartered Psychologist
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Ingatestone, Essex, CM4
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

Hello, I'm Dr Eileen Ward, I am a motivated chartered counselling psychologist who offers a confidential, judgment-free environment where individuals can process their thoughts and feelings.

Whatever the cause of your current position (anxiety, grief, stress, depression, or relationship problems), talking therapy can help. 

I have over 20 years experience in helping others develop emotional intelligence, mental wellbeing and resilience. Using an integrative approach, I draw on a range of therapeutic models to meet your needs and match your pace. Working with a person centre approach, I use cognitive behavioural therapy, compassion focused therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution-focused therapy, psychodynamic and systemic theories.  

I have helped clients with a wide range of complex psychological needs within the NHS and private practice. In addition, my earlier career in business coaching is useful when supporting others dealing with work-related stresses and personal development. 

Let's get started.

Research indicates that the therapeutic relationship is an important element of therapy, therefore your choice of therapist is a significant part of the process. If you are unsure or feel apprehensive about starting therapy, you are welcome to call for a free telephone consultation before making your selection, I will be happy to answer any questions you have.

I offer both short and long term therapy to individuals and couples.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • University of East London,  BSc First class Hons in Clinical and Community Psychology
  • London Metropolitan University, Professional Doctorate of Counselling Psychology
  • Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) British Psychological Society
  • Registered HCPC Psychologist
  • Registered Member BACP

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Psychological Society (BPS)

British Psychological Society

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£100.00 - £140.00
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

  • Individual Therapy Session £100.00 per hour
  • Couples Therapy Session £140.00 (1 hr and 30 mins)
  • Concessionary rates available on request.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Please get in touch to discuss any requirements or to check my availability.

Stock, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Dr Eileen Ward
Dr Eileen Ward