Eleanor Scholes

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Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I’m a qualified counsellor trained to draw on a range of theories and approaches and combine them in a way tailored to you. As a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) you can be sure I have been trained to a high standard and work within an ethical and professional code of conduct. 

In our time together I will provide a safe and confidential environment in which a trusting, respectful relationship can develop. Within this relationship, I will be authentic with you, and I hope that this will help you to be yourself with me also. I am here to explore your emotions with you in the hope that you can come to understand yourself, and with that understanding comes choice and the potential for change. I will help you to uncover the underlying issues that you struggle with, their origins, and how they may inhibit you from experiencing more fulfilling relationships. 

​​​I believe that you already hold your own solutions within, but that the right environment is required to really get in touch with that inner truth. I aim to provide that environment, one in which you can heal, grow, and develop into the best version of yourself.

We can work both sort and long term, depending on what you would like to achieve. 

I work face-to-face or online Tuesday, Thursday and Friday daytimes. I also offer some online only sessions on Monday and Wednesday evenings. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Relevant qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Integrative Counselling 
  • Level 3 Diploma in Counselling 
  • Continuing professional development

Relevant work experience includes:

  • MTCIC/Acorn counselling services 
  • Focus 12 drug and alcohol treatment centre

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 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer a free 15 minute initial telephone consultation which can be booked online. Alternatively you may feel you need more time, in which case please contact me directly and I can offer an initial session at half price, £22.50 for the session. 

£45 per 50 minute session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

My working days are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday daytimes, and Monday and Wednesday evenings. 

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Eleanor Scholes
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