Fiona Roskilly-Pond

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MA Dip HIP. PG Dip. LLB (Hons)
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Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Therapy is different from chatting to other people in your life. Talking in therapy offers you the opportunity to talk about what is going on for you or what you want to explore, without the usual relationship complexities.  It is a confidential, impartial space and one where you can be free to truly express yourself, to share thoughts, hopes or worries that may be difficult to address elsewhere.

I believe the most important thing in therapy is the relationship between therapist and client.  This needs to be one of trust and respect.  Initially, all that may be there is feeling comfortable together, as trust and respect can of course take some time to build.  You as the client will lead the way with what you are comfortable in exploring as we work together.  Working together we will explore your reality and I will walk alongside you as you discover more of your own world.  As our relationship builds, I aim to help you discover themes and behaviours which have developed within you through your experiences, and to draw out unconscious influences to help you gain deeper awareness of yourself.

You can see more about my training and professional approach on my website


Please be in touch via email, WhatsApp or phone (do leave a message) and we can arrange an introductory session.  An introductory session is obligation free, it is an opportunity for us to meet and for you to let me know a bit about yourself and what is going on for you, and for you to ask any questions you may have.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have worked with clients on various issues including anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, low self-esteem, eating/food struggles, weight management, grief, loss, work struggles, relationship struggles, anger, fatigue, life-long illness, isolation, insomnia, addictions, post-traumatic stress, feeling fed-up or not 'themselves'. I also work with clients on their personal self discovery journey wanting to explore their internal world and learn more about who they are.

Having completed training with the Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling (BCPC), I hold a Masters Qualification (MA) and Professional Award (Dip HIP) from Middlesex University. This is a United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) professional qualification, having met the training standards as set by them.

My training had a focus on both experiential personal development and academic theoretical learning. I undertook two placements and set up my private practice. During the seven years of training, was required to be in weekly psychotherapy and private supervision. This means I have great depth of experience of the process of therapy and the importance of professional support as a therapist.

I have previously volunteered and worked as a Psychotherapist in the NHS and as such held an enhanced DBS (CRB) and a clinical licence to practice; I worked 1:1 with patients as well as within an art therapy group.

I am part of a peer support group and attend continued professional development (CPD) courses and workshops on a regular basis. These activities provide professional support, discussion and development.

I am a member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Being on this register gives assurances to clients that my training, through a UKCP training organisation (BCPC), has met the high professional standards as set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) for Health and Social Care.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by their codes of ethics and conduct.

I have trained with Tavistock Relationships gaining their Certificate in the Study of the Couple Relationship.

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.

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Additional information

I charge £60 for a 60 minute session for individuals and £75 for couples.

When I work

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I currently see clients on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Further information

My previous healthcare experience includes being a Support Worker for young adults with the National Autistic Society, an Occupational Therapy Assistant and a Medical Secretary within the NHS. During my training, I worked as a Consultant Group Counsellor for a Weight Management organisation where I delivered and facilitated psych-educational groups and as a Consultant Psychotherapist for the NHS seeing patients for therapy referral assessments.

In addition to my Professional Masters in Psychotherapy, I have a Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology, a Law Degree (LLB Hons) and Marketing Qualifications (CIM).   My background includes professional roles within the legal, financial and public sectors.  I, therefore, understand the stresses and strains of the corporate environment as well as the pressures of working in the voluntary, and local authority environments.

I hail from the southeast and moved to the southwest in 1999, settling in the Forest of Dean in 2014. I have also travelled to various countries worldwide experiencing different cultures and lifestyles, which have all been a part of enriching my experiences with people.

Lydney, Gloucestershire, GL15

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

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Fiona Roskilly-Pond
Fiona Roskilly-Pond