Hannah Aspell - MBACP registered - Integrative Therapist

Hannah Aspell - MBACP registered - Integrative Therapist

Brighton Therapy Centre
23A New Road
East Sussex

07833 652501

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About me

I offer counselling sessions for individuals and adolescents. I know that, for many, even the thought of beginning counselling can be daunting. I hope that my non-judgemental, informal and flexible style makes that first step easier to manage.

Because the range of challenges that people face in their lives is so diverse, I take an integrated approach to counselling – drawing on psychodynamic, humanistic and transpersonal ideas. I see the counselling process as collaborative – we will look at what your aims and objectives might be and look at how we can work together to achieve them.

Individual counselling

Counselling offers the opportunity for you to talk about the difficulties that may be causing you emotional distress and that you feel you cannot manage on your own. I offer the space to do this in an open and confidential way that is rarely possible with friends and family. This may include exploring how earlier childhood experiences might be influencing how you react/respond to certain situations. The range of difficulties that you face might include relationships issues (intimate, family, social), mental health issues, sexual issues, anxiety, depression, anger, and stress.

Adolescent counselling (13-19 yrs)

Often, it is other people in a young person’s life who make the decision that they might benefit from and should enter into counselling.  The majority of young people, however, report at the end of counselling, that it has been very helpful. They feel happier; are better able to deal with their problems and are better able to concentrate. I offer a safe and confidential space for young people to talk about the wide range of difficulties that they might be experiencing in their lives. These can include anxiety, depression, bullying, self-harm, self-esteem, issues with eating and food, difficulties in their relationships and dealing with parents’ problems.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor, holding a Professional Diploma in Integrative Counselling.

I have experience of working with clients from a range of different backgrounds. Aside from my private practice, I counsel individual clients and facilitate groups at a charity in Southwick that is committed to providing affordable counselling to the local community. I also counsel young people at an organisation in Hove that offers young people the space they need to feel secure, respected, heard and valued.

I have experience of working with a wide range of issues, that include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Low self-esteem
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Eating disorders
  • Anger management
  • Bullying
  • Self harm
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress - work, university, exam pressure

Continuing Professional Development

  • Working with clients who abuse alcohol or are alcohol dependant
  • Psychopathology
  • Creative arts in therapy
  • Working with self harm
  • Understanding eating disorders in men
  • Working therapeutically with young people
  • Shame and the effect it has on relationships
  • Working with suicidal clients
  • Anger Management

I am a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and adhere to their Code of Ethics and Practice. I regularly attend courses to support my Continued Professional Development (CDP).

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I charge a fee of £45-£60 per 50 minute session. Sessions usually last for 50 minutes and are weekly. I can offer evening and daytime sessions.

Further information

Fully insured.

Clear Enhanced DBS.

ICO registered

Maps & Directions

Brighton, BN1 1UG

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: No


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Available during the day and evening.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults