Hugh Garway-Templeman

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MSc (Addiction Psychology and Counselling), MBACP
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Petersfield, GU32
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

The thought of trusting someone with our deepest concerns can be a daunting prospect.

I am a calm and gentle, integrative therapist, who believes in developing the necessary resources to overcome our challenges. Healing is a progressive journey, often aided by working with someone who can facilitate our discovery of solutions to those challenges.

I offer a safe and confidential working environment, understanding trust to be a pre-requisite to opening up on the issues that deeply trouble us.

Using evidence-based modalities, I will guide you in growing your self-awareness, encouraging you to challenge unhelpful beliefs, and discover solutions to your problems as an expert of your own experience.

What you can expect

Sessions last for 50 minutes which at the start are likely to occur weekly, although you control that frequency with whatever feels comfortable. Treatment will only last for as long as you feel it is beneficial and necessary. You are free to drop out of treatment at any stage, and we will always check in together about how you feel things are going.

If you'd like to reach out, please just drop me an email, call my mobile or send an SMS and we will find a time to conduct an initial assessment. This gives you an opportunity to make sure you feel comfortable with me as your therapist and your wish to take things forward.

The first couple of sessions are primarily used as a platform for getting to know a little more about you, assess your presenting issues and learn what your goals for treatment are. Treatment plans are agreed together and always remain open for review.

My own journey

I made a life-changing transition into counselling after a life in financial markets. Immersed in a wide range of cultures and environments, I learned much through my own experience of stress and anxiety, managing high-pressure situations and the need to resolve frequent conflict.

I've worked with sufferers from alcohol and other addictions for over 20 years on a voluntary basis and understand that many forms of substance misuse and behaviour traits can appear an attractive alternative to the overwhelming pressures and emotions we feel.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a MSc in Addiction Psychology and Counselling, am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP), and an Accredited Drug and Alcohol Professional (FDAP).

Before starting my practice, I worked on placement with NHS Lambeth Talking Therapies, The Alcohol Service (CGL), and The Priory Roehampton. I am also a volunteer counsellor with HiS men’s mental health charity.

I treat people with a wide range of issues, including general anxiety, depression, grief, trauma (including PTSD), relationship difficulties, and addiction.

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.


£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Sessions start from 60 GBP.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Petersfield, GU32

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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