Huw MacRae Jones MBACP PhD PGDip Psychotherapy

Huw MacRae Jones MBACP PhD PGDip Psychotherapy

Dark Gate
SA31 1PT


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Dark Gate
SA31 1PT


About me

I am a fully qualified psychotherapist and registered member of the BACP, with a private practice in Carmarthen. I practice person-centred and emotion-focused therapy and have experience working in many different areas including anxiety, depression, trauma and loss.

Making the decision to work with a counsellor or psychotherapist can be daunting and the variety of different approaches can be confusing. I offer a free initial consultation where we can talk about your expectations and try to answer any questions you may have.

During our sessions you will have the opportunity to be listened to in a safe and non-judgmental way, within a confidential and professional working relationship. You will have the opportunity to reflect on aspects of your life you find puzzling or distressing. The simple act of putting things into words can lead to a new understanding of ourselves; this in turn can disrupt and change what are often longstanding beliefs about ourselves and our relationship to others.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling Qualifications

Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Practice (Distinction), University of Wales, Trinity St. David.

Graduate Certificate in Counselling Skill (Distinction), University of Wales, Trinity St. David.


I trained in Emotion-Focused Therapy, an evidenced-based approach combining elements of person-centred, Gestalt and existential therapies. This approach lays emphasis on the underlying emotional patterns which guide our thoughts and behaviours.


My counselling experience, both pre and post qualification, includes work with the charities Seren and New Pathways as well as Cruse and the NHS Bereavement Service. Through this work I have experience of working with clients experiencing the following:

Anxiety and panic attacks

Depression and low-mood

Self-harm and suicidal feelings

Post-traumatic symptoms including flashbacks and nightmares

Dissociative symptoms


Member organisations


Accredited register membership


Standard rate: £40 per 50 minute session.

Concessionary rate: £30 per 50 minute session.

First session free.

The concessionary rate is normally offered to those who are in receipt of a UK state benefit, those in receipt of a state pension and full-time students in higher education.

Maps & Directions

Carmarthen, SA31 1PT

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Cymraeg


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm Except Thursday.

Types of client

Older adults