Hannah Hipwell

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Totnes, Devon, TQ9
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, my name is Hannah and I'm a qualified Integrative Counsellor with a Master of Arts from the University of Roehampton. This means that I have been trained in three different therapeutic models; Humanistic, CBT and the Psychodynamic approach, allowing me to tailor the way in which I work to best meet the needs of my client.

I offer face to face sessions, either at my office in Broadhemspton or I provide walk and talk sessions at a handful of rural locations in and around the Totnes/Ashburton area. This includes Southcombe Barn, where we can access the wild areas surrounding Dartmoor. 

At the heart of my practice is the emphasis I place on the therapeutic relationship and our sessions together will be a collaborative process of self exploration where warmth, understanding and empathy provide the basis of my work.

The concept of approaching a stranger and exploring your inner most feelings and emotions can feel very alien but therapy can provide a safe and facilitated space to explore yourself without judgement. Whether you are dealing with relationship issues, the loss of a loved one, coping with anxiety, depression or stress, therapy can help you take a step back and explore your emotions in a safe and contained way.

My role as a therapist is to create a space and relationship in which you feel able to openly explore and reflect upon your emotions. By using my expertise this will enable us to find a path forwards which feels right for you as an individual.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Masters in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy from the University of Roehampton.

I have also completed a Certificate in Humanistic Counselling Skills from the Gestalt Centre - London.

I have worked within a number of organisations including Hospice in the Weald as a Bereavement Counsellor, the NHS as part of their Time to Talk counselling team and also within the education field as a Student Counsellor.

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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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I charge £50 per session which is 50 minutes long.

I provide an initial 20 minute telephone call for us to discuss what you are looking for and whether I might be a good match for your needs. This call is free of charge. 

When I work

I have flexible working hours and can work some evenings and Saturday mornings.

Totnes, Devon, TQ9

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Hannah Hipwell
Hannah Hipwell