Hannah Zdanczuk MBACP

Hannah Zdanczuk MBACP




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About me

Welcome to my profile and thank you for taking time to read through what I hope, will be the start of your therapeutic journey.

Realising that you need support is not always a straightforward process and you may have been thinking about this for a while. This first step of considering therapeutic counselling is, I appreciate a hard one, so I am not going to bamboozle you with long texts and fancy wordplay, instead, will express what I feel I can offer to support you.

Let me tell you a little about myself, my training and my experience.

I am trained as an Integrative Counsellor, meaning, I have knowledge and skills in various forms of therapeutic support, this truly allows for an individualistic support plan, tailored to your needs and works in a way that always puts you in the drivers seat.

I have worked in supportive capacity with both adults and young people for over nine years now and more recently and have been fortunate enough to have worked in the further education sector. My continued charitable work has allowed me to provide counselling support services to a variety of users in the local community from the age of 12, who present with a variety of concerns such as loss, bereavement, fear and sadness.

So how does it work?

The aim of the therapy is allow you to gain back the control on your life, which you may feel is currently lost, whether that be through confidence building, decision making or processing unresolved issues. This is done by allowing you to explore your thoughts and feelings in a safe and non-judgemental environment without fear of rejection or repercussion.

Counselling is a confidential service and as a registered member of the BACP, I ensure that I work within the parameters of their ethical framework, this allows the work to remain safe and ensures your well-being is paramount. There are some exceptions to the rule in regards to confidentiality but this will be fully explained at your initial assessment.

The working relationship is key to a successful counselling experience, so I offer a fixed fee initial assessment at £20.00. It is here we can establish your wants and needs, your expectations of therapy, discuss the types of therapy on offer and answer any questions you may have. Should you feel you would like to continue then you will be offered 50 minute sessions and at a negotiated time and place for an initial length of time, this is to establish that you feel comfortable working with me and I feel I am the right person to support you moving forward, remember, counselling should only be in the interests of you!

How much does it cost?

I firmly believe that financial constraints should not be a barrier to obtaining therapeutic support, so I offer initial assessments at a fixed rate of £20.00 for 50 minutes.

Further sessions will be dependent on your financial circumstances and can range from £25.00-40.00 per 50 minute session.

Student Counsellor rate is fixed at £25.00 per 50 minute session

I currently have availability both at The London Road, Westcliff and Caulfield Road, Shoeburyness.

(please note both rooms are on the first floor with lift access only available at the Shoeburyness site)

If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to get in touch

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Integrative Pathway)
  • CPCAB Level 3 Diploma in Counselling Studies
  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • AQA Level 2 Certificate Counselling Introduction
  • NCFE Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Developmental Psychology
  • CACH Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

I have attended many CDP events covering various aspects of specialism such as

  • Working with survivors of domestic violence
  • Understanding and Working with anxiety and panic disorders
  • Working with hidden chronic conditions such as M.E
  • Understanding and working with self-harm and many more

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Accredited register membership


Initial Assessments are fixed at £20.00 and will last anything up to 50 minutes.

My normal fee is £40.00 per 50 minute session, however, I believe financial circumstances should not be a barrier to therapy, so am open to negotiate fee's at your initial assessment.

Maps & Directions

Southend-on-Sea, SS3
Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified