Emily Arlidge

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(Stress counsellor)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Thame OX9 & Chinnor OX39
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you just go, go, go? Feeling like it's non-stop? Doing everything for everyone? Perhaps you're struggling to think or focus, almost as if there's something wrong with your brain? Find you have new aches and pains or tension in your body that don't make any sense to you? 

I am a stress counsellor and I can help. How would it feel to take some time out for you? Even if it were just an hour once a fortnight. A time to let off steam and reconnect with the real you. Start to relax and enjoy life again without the constant rush. Less snapping at your kids in the morning, no more dreading going to work because you can't think clearly. A more chilled, focused and productive you, without the current stress you're under now.

We all suffer from stress, even me, and we need it in our lives but we don't want it to become the norm, taking over our mind and bodies. Letting things build up for too long isn't good for us. There are many things we can do to help ourselves, but sometimes just explaining it all to someone who doesn't know you can be the best outlet. 

I work to the person-centred approach, meaning that you are the person who is the expert in the (virtual) room. You know your life, your circumstances and I will join you in your journey, walking alongside you. How we work in our sessions is based on what you bring to the therapy sessions. They are your sessions, for your benefit. 

I work online and in person in Chinnor & Thame in Oxfordshire. I now offer email counselling sessions as well if this would suit your circumstances better. I have a part time practice alongside another job in the healthcare industry.

Please get in touch with me, visit my website or book an intro call with me (all links are at the top of this page)

Training, qualifications & experience

My most recent qualifications are;

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling with ABC Awards
  • Level 3 Certificate Counselling Skills with ABC Awards
  • Level 2 Counselling Skills with CPCAB

I volunteered on placement and beyond with Number 22 Community Counselling Services which is a charity based in Maidenhead.

I have been in private practice since June 2022.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Chronic pain

Therapies offered

Photos & videos


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Sessions are 50 minutes long and I'd appreciate it if the payment could be made prior to our first session together. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  • Tuesday mornings 8:30 - 11:30 
  • Tuesday evenings 4:30 or 5pm & 6pm
  • Wednesday mornings  8:30 - 11:30
  • Thursday evenings I can do 4:30 or 5pm 
  • Friday afternoons 3pm

Further information

I do not provide my telephone number due to poor network reception in my home. 

Postcombe, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9

Chinnor, Oxfordshire, OX39

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams


Emily Arlidge
Emily Arlidge