Fiona Spring FdA MBACP (Accred)

Fiona Spring FdA MBACP (Accred)


07967 480575

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About me

Reflections is the name of my private practice based in Hempsted, Gloucester, just 10 minutes walk along the canal from Gloucester Quays. I regard each client as worthwhile and unique; my aim is always to provide a professional, discrete, non-judgemental and caring service.

People come to counselling for many different reasons and whatever the complications or distress in your life, counselling can provide a platform for a deep exploration of unresolved inner conflict or it can simply be used as a place to talk through your concerns and to find a more helpful way of understanding yourself and coping with your life.

I genuinely care about the individuality of each person and the difficulties they may face in life; to this effect I have adopted a flexible integrated approach to counselling; which means that I’ve incorporate different therapeutic approaches in order to adapt to each client and their needs. My original training combined Psychodynamic and Person Centred models; however I also incorporate skills from other approaches such as Transactional Analysis, Psycho-education, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and trauma related therapies.

I work with individuals or groups and offer either short term or long-term therapy depending upon specific needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

♦ Foundation Degree in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling (FdA) - Gloucester University ♦ Higher Certificate in Substance Misuse Care and Counselling - Gloucester University ♦ Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy MBACP (Accred) ♦ Member of the Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC)

I have extensive experience and training in working with people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction and a seventeen year background of counselling and supporting clients with many other types of distressing, damaging and emotional problems. I regularly attend further training courses and I'm committed to a minimum of 50 hours per year of Continued Professional Development (CPD) training and learning to increase my knowledge, skills and personal qualities and to keep my work current and relevant.

I have worked in private practice for the past 7 years and am currently based in Hempsted, Gloucester. I was previously employed by The Nelson Trust (a drug and alcohol rehabilitation service based near Stroud) as a Substance Misuse Counsellor.

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My basic fee is £50 for each one hour session; although concessions may be available to anyone who is unemployed or on a low income. I also offer a free, no obligation assessment appointment.

Maps & Directions

Gloucester, GL2

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


I am able to offer daytime therapy sessions.

Types of client