Elaine Roche

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Gerrards Cross SL9 & Uxbridge UB8
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello.  My name is Elaine and I am a qualified counsellor trained in Integrative Therapy.  

Counselling is a process where you can talk freely and in confidence about what is troubling you to someone who is trained to listen and who will not judge you. It provides you with a thinking space where you can tell your story and gain insight into personal difficulties.  The counselling relationship is one based on trust and collaboration, where we will work together at your own pace to help you create the solutions or make changes that are meaningful to you.

As an Integrative counsellor I use different methods according to a client’s individual needs.  My main approach is Person-Centred, which can help you to explore your feelings and beliefs about yourself and others.  It is a way of developing an understanding of yourself, which in turn leads to increased confidence and independence, enabling you to make decisions which are in tune with your inner values.  Other approaches that may be used in our work together are from Psychodynamic theory which looks at how events in childhood and other past experiences can influence a person’s day-to-day life and examines unhelpful patterns which you may be repeating in your life. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) looks at how the way you think affects your emotions and behaviour and can offer you coping strategies to move forward in your life. Short-term focused brief therapy can also be used if you are seeking to work within a more solution and goal-based form of counselling. 

I offer a face-to-face counselling service or the convenience of an online or phone service from the comfort of your home.  

I am a member of the BACP and abide by their ethical framework, by working safely and remaining fair and impartial, whilst promoting my client's autonomy and well-being.

Please reach out if you would like to ask any questions about my therapy practice or to discuss things further.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a CPCAB Level 4  Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling.

I have experience of working in the mental health charity sector offering long and short-term face-to-face, online and phone counselling to adults experiencing anxiety, depression, work-related stress, bereavement, loss, trauma, abuse, relationship difficulties, divorce, redundancy, low self-esteem, cultural and other issues. 

CPD and other training:

  • ABC Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Centre for Excellence online Level 3 Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • BACP Certificate of Proficiency
  • MHFA Mental Health for England Youth Mental Health First Aid training
  • BACP/Open University Training in Online Counselling Practice
  • Piece by Piece Recovery Workshop on Eating Disorders
  • Workshops on PTSD
  • Working with Relational Trauma and Disorganised Attachment
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Safeguarding training

Professional membership and experience

  • Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
  • Volunteer counsellor with Mind, the national mental health charity
  • Extensive experience working in Further Education as a mental health support worker
  • I maintain my professional knowledge by regular attendance at professional training events, keeping up to date with the latest counselling research and attending professional and peer supervision in accordance with the BACP’s Ethical Framework. 

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£45.00 - £55.00

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer a free, introductory 15-minute phone or online session to find out more about the way I work and to discuss how counselling could help you.   

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

  • £55 per 50 minute session - face-to-face individual counselling
  • £45 per 50 minute session - online or phone individual counselling

I offer a free initial introductory 15 minute telephone session which can be booked by contacting me by email or by phone.

Concessions will be considered upon request and availability.

Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9

Uxbridge, Greater London, UB8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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