Emma Stevens MBACP, PGDip, Open Road Counselling

Emma Stevens MBACP, PGDip, Open Road Counselling

The Lodge Practice
9a High Street
East Sussex

07939 037176

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The Lodge Practice
9a High Street
East Sussex

07939 037176

About me

I offer a safe space where you can be your real self; express your real thoughts, feelings and look at what you would like to change. I believe in your ability to change and will be right beside you as you travel.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified humanistic therapist. I have particular experience working with depression, anxiety and stress and a special interest in supporting carers and those living with or supporting someone with special needs.

I am mother to two young children, one of whom has Autism. My background previous to counselling was in drama, music and Primary school teaching.

I work with people on many issues including:

  • Significant life changes and stages
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Abuse
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • General unhappiness or dissatisfaction with life
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Confusion
  • Self-esteem and assertiveness
  • Dealing with illness or physical change
  • Feeling purposeless or lost
  • Redundancy
  • Phobias and fears
  • Conflict
  • Trauma


  • Diploma in Integrative Humanistic Counselling (BACP accredited) – Wealden Psychology Institute
  • Certificate in Mindfulness and Stress Reduction – Wealden Psychology Institute
  • Qualified Teacher Status/PGCE – University of Cumbria with London East Consortium
  • British Sign Language level 1 and study level 2 - City Lit Institute
  • Diploma in Acting – Guildford School of Acting
  • BA Hons Drama and Theatre Studies – Middlesex University

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Autism Spectrum
Parental stress


Session length and timings

Unless otherwise agreed, sessions last for 50 minutes and are weekly. I offer daytime and some evening sessions.


Our first meeting is £15 for 50 minutes and a chance for us to discuss your needs and goals, ask questions and see if we can work together.

I charge a fee of £40 per 50 minute session. I have a limited number of concessionary sessions for low-income clients and counselling students. Please contact me if you need to access this reduced rate to check for availability.

Payment is at the end of each session by cash or cheque.

Maps & Directions

Crowborough, TN6 2QA

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Some mornings, early afternoons and evening

Types of client

Older adults