Irene Wells MBACP Therapeutic Counsellor

Irene Wells MBACP Therapeutic Counsellor


I am unable to take further enquiries until 10-Dec-2018

07773 897269

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07773 897269

About me

I am a registered BACP Therapeutic Counsellor. I believe that the experience of having all aspects of ourselves heard and understood without judgment can lead to lasting psychological change, personal growth and an ability to feel less overwhelmed with our situation.

I create a safe space for my clients to openly express their thoughts, feelings and behaviours and come to new understandings about themselves.

The idea of coming for counselling and sharing your inner world and all its complexities with another person may give rise to feelings such as fear and vulnerability. I respect how challenging this can be and assure you that I will enter your world beside you with sensitivity, wisdom and compassion.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 1 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • BACP Register Certificate of Proficiency

I am in the process of gaining BACP accreditation.

Continuing Professional Development

2015 Using creative methods with clients

2015 Counselling for adults dealing with bereavement

2016 Counselling for adults dealing with life limiting illness

2018 Understanding austism, asperger's & ADHD

2018 Depression: A compassionate view

I have experience of working with clients who come with a wide range of presenting issues. I have worked as a Counsellor at charities including Derby Women’s Centre, Derby Counselling Centre and Treetops Hospice.

I am committed to working within the principles and values of the BACP Ethical Framework.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Therapies offered


I provide a free 30 minute consultation to help you decide if I am the right kind of therapist for you and if we both feel we could work together effectively. Thereafter I charge £40.00 for a 50 minute session.

Further information

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Maps & Directions

Ilkeston, DE7

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: No


I offer day and evening appointments.

Types of client

Older adults
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