Eleanor Hawkins

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New Ash Green, Kent, DA3
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About me

Please note, I am currently offering both telephone/online counselling AND in person counselling with Covid-secure precautions in place. This is subject to change dependent on local/national data and government guidelines. See below for details of reduced fees during the pandemic.

I work relationally, using the shared experience of me and my client being with each other as the core of our work together. Whilst this allows for clients to simply be heard and accepted and to have the space they need, it also offers opportunities for counsellor and client to dig deeper together as we explore the patterns and roots of the client's life experiences. This process of developing an understanding of yourself can be healing and rewarding.

I have indicated below that there are many different areas that I can help with. Obviously, these are experienced very differently by different individuals so I am reluctant to say either way that certain problems can or can't be helped through counselling with me. Our initial consultation (there is no charge for this) will give both of us a better idea of whether working together seems like a good way forward.

If you are interested in working with me, please call, text or fill in the online form. The next step is to have a fairly brief phonecall: I will give you a call in which I will take a few details and we can arrange an initial consultation.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have an MSc in Therapeutic Counselling which is accredited by BACP

My practical training was largely in settings provided for clients working through the following: bereavement/loss, addictions and sexual abuse. I remain a counsellor for the sexual abuse charity. I also have significant experience (from another sector) of working with dyslexic people and I appreciate the frustrations and strengths of the dyslexic mind.

I would like to reiterate my message above, however, and say that there isn't one type of client: Across all the settings I have worked in, every client presented with their own unique story and issues that they wanted to work through, and their counselling journeys were personal to them.

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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Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information


- During the pandemic, I am very happy to offer up to five sessions per client at £20 per session.
- Clients can continue beyond a fifth session under my normal fees policy (see below).
- This applies to new and existing clients.
- I will keep this policy under review and will change this listing accordingly.


- My normal session fee is £40.
- I don't charge for initial consultations.
- I offer concessionary rates for students and people experiencing financial hardship. Please bring this up if it is relevant for you so that we can talk about what might be suitable in your situation.

When I work

I offer evening and daytime sessions, normally on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Occasional weekend sessions may be possible.

New Ash Green, Kent, DA3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

There is a small step into my consulting room and a choice of two chairs to cater for a variety of seating needs. I have a wheelchair ramp available. It’s slightly steeper than I would like but it’s manageable and I am happy to offer assistance.

Eleanor Hawkins
Eleanor Hawkins