Hannah Carter

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MBACP (BACP Registered)
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Ebbw Vale NP23 & Abergavenny NP7
Limited availability
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I have some availability for daytime sessions held either face to face or online. I currently have no space for new evening clients but may do end of October.

How can counselling help? No matter what is going on for you, counselling provides a space where you can gain a better understanding of what you are currently experiencing. As things become clearer, you will have more courage to take control of how you live your life and this will help bring about positive change.

It can be difficult to talk about relationship difficulties or unhelpful patterns with friends and family as they can be quick to judge or give unwanted advice. Counselling provides a confidential and non-judgemental space where you can talk about your issues and find the right solutions for you.

Who do I generally work with? I work with individuals and couples who are facing difficulty, looking to improve their relationships and wanting to make a change in life or in the way they feel.

How will we work together? Depending on what you bring to therapy, we'll tailor the counselling approach so it best suits your needs. You can choose how many sessions you want together - a single session or a block of sessions.

What types of counselling are available? I offer counselling in person at the Ebbw Vale Learning Action Centre, Ebbw Vale Institute and Llanfoist Village Hall. Online counselling via Zoom or telephone is available for those living in the UK. I also offer life coaching services within an outdoor setting within 20 miles of Abergavenny (venues to be discussed and agreed upon). Take a look at the 'Life Coaching' page on my website to find out more about the outdoor life coaching approach.

Not sure if it is right for you? You are welcome to book a free 15-minute introductory session during which you can ask me questions to help you decide whether now is the right time for you to have counselling and to see if my approach will suit you.

What next? If you are interested in having counselling with me, do get in touch via e-mail, text or phone and I will reply to any messages within 24 hours.

Training, qualifications & experience


Certificate in Relational Counselling with Relate

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Humanistic Existential approach)

I completed Outdoor Life Coaching training in September 2019

I was previously a Primary School Teacher and completed my BA (QTS) in Primary Education in 2003


I’ve been a member of the BACP since 2018 and am on their register


I am continually developing my counselling practice through CPD courses. Recent training includes:

  • Certificate in Online Counselling
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Introduction to Transactional Analysis (TA101)
  • Bereavement during COVID-19
  • Dream Completion Technique
  • Counselling for Substance Misuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Trauma Informed Practice

Current Practice

I am a counsellor with the following agencies alongside my private practice:

Breathe (part of Platfform previously known as Gofal)


Prior Experience

3 years at Breathe (part of Platfform previously known as Gofal)

1 year at New Pathways (supporting those who have experienced sexual abuse and/or assault)

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£45 per 50-minute online counselling session via telephone or Zoom

£45 per 50-minute outdoor counselling session in Parc Bryn Bach or Castle Meadows in Abergavenny

£45 per 50-minute face to face counselling session in Ebbw Vale or Llanfoist

£40 per 50-minute online counselling session for students or those on low income

£60 per 90-minute life coaching session taking place in the outdoors (venue within 20 miles of Abergavenny to be discussed and agreed)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Mondays 10am-4pm

Tuesdays 1pm-8pm

Wednesdays 10am-5pm

Thursdays 6pm-8pm

Saturdays (outdoor sessions only) 10am-4pm

Sundays (outdoor sessions only) 10am-4pm

Ebbw Vale Learning Action Centre, James Street, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, NP23 6JG

Llanfoist Village Hall, Merthyr Road, Llanfoist, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, NP7 9LP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Hannah Carter
Hannah Carter