Ian Rodgers, Integrative counsellor, Mindfulness practitioner, MBACP

Ian Rodgers, Integrative counsellor,  Mindfulness practitioner, MBACP

The Cambria House
CNR Marine Terrace & Pier St
Ceredigion, Wales
SY23 2AZ

07794 655 845

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About me

As an integrative counsellor and mindful practitioner I combine different models of counselling, tailored to suit my client's needs. I initially trained as a person centred/ humanistic counsellor in South Africa in 1994. In 2003 I trained  as a trauma counsellor, CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) working with victims of violent crime, rape and domestic abuse. Alongside my counselling training I developed my mindfulness and meditation practice and also started my journey as a professional artist. Over time I have integrated these skills into my counselling practice.

How I work.

I take time to listen to you and understand your situation. I offer a professional, but also a real, emphatic, human connection. Essentially our psychological and emotional well being is affected and connected to all other aspects of our lives. Sometimes we become over-whelmed with the impact of past or present events, unable to shake free from our thoughts or move beyond the pain that those memories or experiences create. I offer a safe, confidential space with a professional to whom you are unattached, where you can spend time sharing your difficulties without being judged. My work often includes breathing, visualisation and/or creative techniques suited to match you and your thinking styles. Counselling can be tough, but working through pain can offer clarity and relief, helping you to regain a sense of control and empowerment.

I offer both short term (6 to 8 sessions), or long term counselling depending on your individual requirements, which we can discuss further in our initial session.

The easiest way to contact me is to send me an email or text with your contact details and I'll get back to as soon as I can.

I look forward to meeting you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Person centred/Humanistic counselling training (1994)
  • Mindfulness/ Meditation practice (1994)
  • HND, fine Arts (1994)
  • Rape and Trauma - PTSD (2003)
  • BA (Hons) Integrative counselling (2015)
  • Cert Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, (CBT) (2012)
  • Student Counsellor, Coleg Ceredigion (2010-2019)
  • BACP member since 2009

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

creative flow workshops


Individuals £40 per 1 hr session
Couples £60 per 1,5 hrs session

If you're concerned about whether you can afford the sessions, please contact me as I have allowance to offer concessions to some clients' with lower incomes or experiencing financial difficulties.

Further information

I offer daytime and evening appointments.

There is parking along the sea front for clients who drive to see me, alternatively I am not far from the bus route into Aberystwyth.

I also run Creative flow workshops on a regular basis, please enquire for further information.

Maps & Directions

Aberystwyth, SY23 2AZ

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I'm available daytime and evenings Mondays to Fridays

Types of client

Young people
Older adults