About me

I offer a non judgemental, confidential and safe space to explore together your feelings and gain insight and deeper understanding of yourself and the issues that bring you to counselling . This can lead to positive change, a happier and more secure future, and more fulfilling relationships. Contacting me takes courage but is the first and most important step on this journey.

During the Coronavirus Pandemic I am working via phone/video calls.

From the 27th July 2020 I will be back working face to face for those who feel it is best for them. We will be 3 metres apart in my therapy room, which is well ventilated, and I will closely follow Coronavirus guidelines for your safety. Please don't hesitate to contact me to discuss.

I do have some available sessions.

Training, qualifications & experience

Cert Couns Skills

Intermediate Cert Couns

Adv Cert Couns

Dip Couns (2004)

I am an experienced Counsellor and Accredited Member of the BACP and am committed to my continued professional development, regularly attending courses and workshops to enhance my practice.

I also offer Supervision to other counsellors.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Issues relating to childhood experiences and trauma.

Attachment related issues.

Parenting difficulties.


Additional information

£45. Some concessions are available for low incomes.

Sessions are a full 60 minutes.

I offer a discounted rate for Trainee Counsellors.

Supervision : £45 per hour, £60 per hour and a half.


Further information

I work from a purpose built, private and comfortable counselling room in a quiet area with unrestricted parking outside.

I work with individuals who are over 17 years old.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Fran Blaxland

Fran Blaxland