Emily Newman BSc (Hons) MBACP (Accred.)

Emily Newman BSc (Hons) MBACP (Accred.)

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About me

There are times when we all need extra support to cope with life’s inevitable challenges which can present themselves in many different ways. My role is to support you in finding your own way forward in coping with these challenges and to help you make sense of any thoughts or feelings that you wish to share, or which may emerge during our work together. I have over 10 years experience as a counsellor supporting adults and young people with varying emotional difficulties in a wide range of settings.

I work in an integrative way, which means that my practice is influenced by the traditions of humanistic, psychodynamic and existential therapies; this enables me to tailor my approach to suit your individual needs, whilst respecting your own pace and depth of the counselling process. The core aspect of all of my work is to build a supportive and trusting relationship, and to offer a confidential, compassionate and non-judgemental space where you feel comfortable in exploring any thoughts or feelings that may be difficult to share with others.

Training, qualifications & experience


I feel passionately about my role as a counsellor and have enjoyed working in many different settings. These include mental health charities, carers’ organisations, the NHS and the education sector. I have extensive experience of supporting children, young people and parents/carers having managed a school counselling service and previously taught children and young people with learning difficulties.

Training and Qualifications:

I hold professional insurance and am a Registered and Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), member of the BACP Children & Young People Division and the Private Practice Division. I work in accordance with the BACP Code of Ethics, which includes engaging in regular supervision and further training to develop my counselling practice.

  • Post Qualification Diploma in Adolescent and School Counselling: Metanoia Institute, London
  • BSc (Hons) in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy: University of Roehampton, London
  • Wiltshire Mind workshop: Internal Family Systems
  • London Royal Central School of Speech & Drama workshop: Exploring Drama Therapy
  • Specialist YP workshop: Anxiety and Depression
  • Centre for Child Mental Health workshop: Worry, Fear & Anxiety
  • Ninth Annual School Counsellor workshop: Working with Bereavement
  • Ninth Annual School Counsellor workshop: Transgender in School
  • BACP CYP workshop: Working with Learning Difficulties
  • BACP CYP workshop: Transgender Issues
  • Centre for Child Mental Health workshop: Working Effectively with Highly Defended Children and Teenagers
  • Mindfulness Project workshop: Introduction to Mindfulness
  • PACT workshop: Adoption, Attachment and Learning
  • Young Minds workshop: Working with Self-Harm
  • South London and Maudsley NHS Trust Multi-agency seminar: Counselling and Psychology
  • CAMHS workshop: Supporting Students with Stress and Anxiety
  • BACP CYP workshop: Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People with Complex Needs
  • BACP CYP workshop: Childline and Young People
  • Specialist YP workshop: Managing a School Counselling Service
  • Specialist YP workshop: Safe, Healthy and Equal Relationships
  • Specialist YP workshop: Counselling Children and Adolescents
  • Specialist YP workshop: Photo Therapy

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£45 per session (50 min)

£20 for an initial session (50 min)

Further information

My private practice operates in central Melksham and I also offer counselling online via Skype. Each session lasts for 50 minutes and our work together can be limited or open ended; this will be discussed in the initial assessment session and be guided by you.

It is important that you work with someone who is right for you, and who you feel able to trust and to connect with. If you would like to know more about how and when I work, then please do not hesitate to get in touch by telephone or e-mail.

Maps & Directions

Melksham, SN12

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


Daytime and evening appointments available

Types of client

Older adults