Hayley Smith-Galer

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Sawbridgeworth CM21 & Harlow CM18
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, my name is Hayley and I am a qualified counsellor and trainee supervisor. 

Have you been struggling with changes within yourself lately and feel you need to explore this in a counselling session. Or have you noticed there are some unresolved issues/ trauma from your past whether that being childhood or younger adult. I work with young adults and adults. 

All sessions whether they are remote, on the phone or face to face will be in a safe, confidential environment and a place of no judgment. 

I welcome clients who have been in therapy before and need maintenance sessions too where we focus on the here and now. This can be weekly, every 2 weeks or once a month. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAB level 4 Diploma in therapeutic counselling.
  • CBT counselling
  • I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and psychotherapy.
  • I have a full public liability insurance.
  • I hold an enhanced DBS certificate.
  • Trainee supervisor 

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.


£50.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured

Additional information

Prices vary: 

Day rate: £50.00
after 6pm sessions: £60.00

Payment methods are via bank transfer or cash.

Reduced fee for low income available (limited number available, but please email me as you can be added to the waiting list if there is none left) 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Please see on the chart my availability. 
My availability is Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

My last time slot is 6pm with a 6:50pm finish.  

Station Road, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, CM21

Harlow, Essex, CM18

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

In England and Wales, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly known as CRB) carry out criminal records checks for individuals working with vulnerable groups, such as children. To find out more, visit gov.uk , or contact this professional directly

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

The building is wheel chair accessible and happy to offer assistance.

Additional languages


Online platforms

Google Meet


In person

Qualified counsellor currently studying to be a supervisor.

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Hayley Smith-Galer
Hayley Smith-Galer