Hannah Gattrell

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Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5LY
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a registered BACP counsellor and work with adults to explore a range of relationship and emotional issues including anxiety, depression and low self esteem. We all respond differently to life's difficulties and may realise we want to make changes to how we respond but find the task overwhelming.  I aim to co-create a space with you in which it is safe to share, and gain understanding about, the thoughts, feelings and values which make up who you are or hold you back from being who you want to be.

My core way of working is person centred. This is a gentle and non-directive approach which allows you to remain in control of where the work goes. My training combined the person centred approach with Transactional analysis (TA) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I draw on elements of these approaches where I feel it may be beneficial to you.

I worked for many years in a corporate environment, so understand many of the strains and stresses which sit alongside work in a high pressured environment, with long hours and demanding targets.

I also have a particular interest in working with people who struggle to find their place in our society. I have counselled adults at a charity for homeless and insecurely housed adults. I have also worked with detainees, offering support through the asylum process.

Whether you need support for anxiety, depression, work stress, low self esteem, relationship issues or a loss you have faced, I offer friendly, professional and confidential support.

Training, qualifications & experience

Registered member of the BACP MBACP
Diploma in Integrative Humanistic Counselling - level 4, 2015
Certificate in Counselling Studies - level 3, 2013
Certificate in Counselling Skills - level 2, 2012

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


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I charge £50 per face to face session and £45 for online sessions. Sessions are 50 minutes.

I charge £25 for the initial session (also 50 minutes), without obligation to continue, so you can see whether you would feel comfortable to begin work with me. This also gives me the chance to assess whether what I offer meets your needs.

Concessionary rates may be negotiated dependent on individual circumstances.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I offer face to face appointments on a Tuesday and Wednesday morning. I also offer online appointments on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons and Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Darwin House, 19 Parson's Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 5LY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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