Gill Piloni

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Concord Counselling
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Ryde PO33 & Newport PO30
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About me

I am a qualified counsellor working with adults and young people on the Isle of Wight. I can see clients face to face in my rooms in Ryde or Newport and I can also work online using Zoom if that is more convenient for you.

I can offer you somewhere safe to talk in a confidential setting where you will be heard, but not judged in any way.  Having someone you can talk to at a time when life can sometimes feel overwhelming with little to look forward to can be really positive. Many clients appreciate being able to talk to someone they trust who is independent of their home and work life to be really beneficial and positive for their wellbeing.

I can support you if you struggling with the physical and mental symptoms of anxiety and stress; this might be fear and worry, but it could also include panic attacks and phobias.

I can support you after a loss; this could of course be a bereavement of a loved one, but also relates to loss of a relationship, a job, divorce, friendship or pet.

I am a bereavement counsellor and have a lot of experience in supporting families and professionals after the death of a baby or child and I have many years experience of working with the Emergency Services and bereaved families after sudden and unexpected deaths and disasters.

If you would like to wake up feeling happier, contented and more motivated about your future please contact me for a free 15 minute consultation to see how I can help you.  I will be led by you, you may only need a few sessions, or I can work longer term with you.  I appreciate that you might feel nervous about counselling, but I will try and put you at ease so that you feel comfortable with me.

In our sessions, I will give you the opportunity to re-examine your path in life, and I hope that after working with me you will come away with an improved mindset in managing the challenges in your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been working since 2013 for various charities offering counselling for adults and young people.  I have been a Bereavement Volunteer for Cruse since 2015.  Since 1990 I have been a Parent Befriender for The Lullaby Trust working with bereaved parents after the death of a baby or young child and I am a committee member of IOW SANDS.

I have worked with the Emergency Services for over 20 years helping to train staff in dealing in bereavement and loss and helping families come to terms with a sudden and unexpected death of a family member due to homicide and disaster.

Qualifications: I have a Foundation degree in Counselling with the Open University (2016) comprising of Level 4 Diploma in Integrative Counselling (2014) & Level 5 Diploma in CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy). 2016

Awareness in Bereavement Care - Cruse (2015)

Foundation Course in Brief Solution Focused Therapy (2007)

TRiM Practitioner (March on Stress) 2017

Certificate in Applied Neuroscience for treating anxiety, panic & worry (2020)

BA in Social Policy (Open University) (2006) & Diploma in Social Policy & Criminology (2005)

Diploma in CBT & IAPT CWP CBT

I have regular training in Safeguarding (Children and adult), attend Professional Development training throughout the year have a current enhanced DBS.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Registered member of BACP No. 753818


£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£45 per 50 minute session

Young People under 18 years £40

Initial free 15 minute minute telephone or Zoom consultation to see how I can help you

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Currently working on Tuesday and Thursday afternoon/evenings in Ryde with some Fridays.

i also have a room in Newport

Ryde Chiropractic & Complementary Therapies, 81, George Street, Ryde, Isle Of Wight, PO33 2JF

Room 7, Bank House, 119, High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1TP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Unfortunately counselling rooms are on the first floor of the building in Ryde and on the second floor in Newport; there is no access to a lift.

Online platforms

Google Meet


Gill Piloni
Gill Piloni