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About me

I am an experienced Psychotherapist and clinical supervisor, integrating psychodynamic, person-centred and family-systems theory in my work with individuals.

I offer both short and longer term psychotherapy. Short term work can be useful for addressing current presenting difficulties, whereas longer term issues may require more time for us to fully explore and understand the root causes as well as the full impact on your current life.

I place the therapeutic relationship at the heart of our clinical work and believe that through exploration and acceptance, therapy can bring about great change and growth. My goal is to offer a safe therapeutic space to explore complex thoughts, feelings and behaviors, so that genuine and lasting change can occur.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc Psychotherapy University of Brighton, 2017
PGDip Psychodynamic counselling, University of Brighton, 2011

Eating disorders and body dysmorphia, Tavistock and Portman Clinic, 2018
Clinical supervision, The Rock Clinic, Brighton, 2015
CBT training, university of Sussex, 2014

I have worked as a counsellor and psychotherapist since completing my initial training in 2011, and divide my time between the Rock Clinic in Brighton and Hove, and my private practice in Lewes. I also work as a counsellor at the university of Sussex, providing dynamic, short term work with students.

I am a member of the BACP, UKCP and UPCA

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

First session is free, thereafter £55 per session
I also have a limited number of spaces for those on a lower income.


Mon & Tues: All day

Weds & Fri: PM / eve only

Sats: AM only

I am currently limiting all in-person work to my counselling room in Lewes, due to Covid restrictions.

Westgate Psychotherapy
Studio 15, Star Brewery Workshops
Castle Ditch Lane
East Sussex

The Rock Clinic
8 Western Street
East Sussex

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Isabel Bostwick

Isabel Bostwick