Gerrie Hughes

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UKCP Reg. Gestalt psychotherapist and supervisor.
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Penarth, South Glamorgan, CF64 3DB
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you feeling anxious, stressed or depressed? There feelings can affect our self-esteem and confidence and prevent our building meaningful relationships with others.

I am a UKCP Reg. Gestalt psychotherapist and supervisor. For thirty years, I have been supporting people to explore how they feel, achieve resolution of past difficulties and find their most authentic sense of self. Consequently, more fulfilling  relationships with other people become possible, and meaning and agency in life can be increased. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Fully qualified and accredited psychotherapist. Member of appropriate professional bodies (see below) with codes of ethics and practice and requirements for confirming competence to which I adhere.

Three decades working with depression, anxiety, stress, burn-out, issues with food and eating, trauma, relationship difficulties, and other aspects of what it means to be human.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Gestalt Psychotherapy & Training Institute (GPTI)

The Gestalt Psychotherapy & Training Institute is a membership organisation for Gestalt Psychotherapists. It provides a framework for training, accreditation, post-qualification development opportunities and networking.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Working with young people to resolve difficult experiences (including Covid) and resource them for future challenges, including climate change.

Supporting older adults to review and create meaning from their lives so far and resource themselves for the next stage.

Exploring relationships with food.

Therapies offered

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£60.00 per session

Additional information

I am open to negotiate around fees.

Further information

Author of:

'Food and Mental Health: a guide for health professionals'. Routledge 2022.

'Competence and Self-care in Counselling and Psychotherapy' Routledge 2014

and other journal article.

Flat 1, 44 Plymouth Road, Penarth, South Glamorgan, CF64 3DB

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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


In person

Twenty + years experience of working with counsellors and psychotherapists in education, GP surgeries and private practice.

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Gerrie Hughes
Gerrie Hughes