Eleanor Taylor

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BA, MA Psych/Couns, Dip CBT, Dip Couns MBACP, NCPS accred
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Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5EB
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am currently seeing clients in person throughout the week, with some weekend availability, and am also offering internet and phone sessions.

Life can throw varied challenges our way and counselling and psychotherapy can be a great support in processing emotions and unravelling confused thinking. Having a safe, compassionate, non judgemental space to talk things through can be really valuable and I am really passionate at supporting people to feel better in themselves through collaborative work and exploration. I strongly believe in empowering people so they can cope better with whatever comes their way. I support clients in answering existential questions about what’s important to them in their lives, how they can find meaning, freedom, authenticity  and purpose.

About me and my Practice

I have completed a Masters Degree in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy at Regents University in London, which gave me advanced training in Humanistic Integrative, Psychoanalytic and Existential modalities of therapy. I work relationally and use an existential/phenomenological approach within my work and weave in different therapy approaches depending on my clients’ requirements. Prior to this I completed Humanistic and CBT Diplomas in Counselling,  which included Person Centred, TA and Gestalt therapy training. I am influenced by Mindfulness, and spiritual ideas and I am a Trustee at a spiritual centre in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, where I work in private practise next to the River Thames. I have visited spiritual centres around the world including training in Buddhism in Kathmandu. My client’s have commented on my warm, empathic style where they feel comfortable to talk about anything without judgement. 

I have considerable experience working with young people and adults across a wide range of issues which include anxiety, depression, relationship issues, addiction, low self esteem, eating disorders, self harm, grief, anger and abuse.

Before to Counselling I worked as a primary school Teacher for 15 years which has given me a vast amount of transferable skills.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA Psychotherapy and Counselling, BA hons Degree, PGCE, Advanced Diploma in Humantistic Counselling, Level 5, Advanced Diploma in Creative CBT, L3 Counselling Skills (NCFE), L2 Counselling Skills.

UKCP and BACP member

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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£60.00 - £75.00

Concessions offered for

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

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva

Additional information

My fee is £60-£75 for 50 minutes, some concessions available.

St Ethlewolds House, East St Helen St, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 5EB

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+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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