Isabel Davies

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Psychotherapist UKCP registered - Face to face & online
Available for new clients
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Chepstow NP16 & Bristol BS9
Available for new clients
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About me

I am a registered UKCP Gestalt Psychotherapist and also trained with Relate. I work face to face, short term and long term and have a limited number of on line appointments.

I  have over 20 years experience of working with people who experience loss, bereavement, relationship difficulties, trauma, depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. I see young adults from the age of 18 up to older adults aged 65+.

I worked as a Macmillan Counsellor with both individuals and couples, where there had been a cancer diagnosis. I see individuals and couples who define their sexuality as heterosexual, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. (LGBTIQA+) I take a Humanistic approach, which means my aim is to support and enable you to find ways to overcome your difficulties and develop your full potential.

Individual Psychotherapy

There are times in your life when you may feel you need to speak to someone outside your family or friendship circle. You may be feeling isolated during a particularly stressful time in your life. Experiencing depression, anxiety, general anxiety disorder, or you may not be aware of the reasons you are feeling unhappy, sad or dissatisfied with your life. You may find forming and/or maintaining relationships difficult. Perhaps you feel you are consistently repeating the same negative patterns in your relationships. I see individuals both short term and longer term.

Relationship Therapy

I see both couples and individuals who are experiencing difficulties with their intimate relationships, you may be single, married, living together or apart. All couples experience periods when their relationship becomes strained for different reasons. It's when communication breaks down, difficulties can become overwhelming. This in turn can create anxiety, depression and a distance between you as couple. Through the therapy process, communication between you as a couple can improve.  Consequently improved communication enables you to deal more effectively with any difficulties you are experiencing.

What happens at my first appointment?

Your first appointment gives you an opportunity to explore what brings you for therapy and what you are wanting from this process. We will both discuss whether my service suits your needs and if agreed will discuss number of appointments required.

How often will I have appointment

Appointments take an hour and usually take place once a week but can take place fortnightly depending on your needs. The number of appointments is tailored to the needs of the couple or individual depending on what is discussed at the initial appointment.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • UKCP accredited member.
  • Over 20 years experience of working with couples and individuals.
  • Qualified Relate trained Relationship Counsellor.
  • Qualified Gestalt Psychotherapist.
  • Postgraduate diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy with the Welsh Psychotherapy Institute.
  • BA(Hons) Social Policy & Administration
  • Qualified British Wheel of Yoga      teacher.
  • Currently training as a Psychotherapy supervisor offering reduced rate to supervisees.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Relationship counselling for couples.

I see couples with different presenting issues including affairs, separation, communication difficulties, impact of illness including cancer, loss of job, bereavement etc.

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£60.00 - £70.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

Appointment cost per session

  • Couple £70
  • Individual £60
  • I offer a limited number of low cost appointments
  • Payment by bank transfer or cash

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work part time, face to face, in Chepstow on Mondays and Tuesdays.

I work in Bristol on  Wednesdays.

I have a limited number of online appointments. 

Further information

I offer both online and face to face appointments.

If you would like more information please ring, email or text.

Gestalt Centre Wales, Stuart House, The Courtyard/The Fisheries, The Back, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 5HH

The Practice Rooms, 57-59 High Street, Westbury-On-Trym, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS9 3ED

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Isabel Davies
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