Emma James

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Reading RG5 & Bridport DT6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a therapeutic counsellor qualified to work with adults and young people (11+).

My experience covers a broad range of client needs – from dealing with everyday anxiety issues to working intensively with those who have experienced trauma.

I offer clients a safe, empathic and non-judgemental space from where to explore their issues and to work on empowering themselves to make positive change.

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) registered member.

CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

No.5 Level 5 Certificate in Counselling Children and Young People

I work with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues.

I have extensive experience in working with adult and teenage survivors of sexual violence - both recent and non-recent.

I am qualified to work with adults and children and young people from 11-18.

I offer an LGBTQ+ affirmative practice.

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


£50.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Adults:  £60 for a 50 minute session

Young people: £50 for a 40 minute session

Concession rate available for counselling students

Weekend and evenings incur a supplemental charge

When I work

Monday to Thursday 9am - 8pm

Friday 9am - 5pm

Some weekend appointments available

Reading, Berkshire, RG5

Bridport, Dorset, DT6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)