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Jackie Howlett.Adv.Dip/Carma Counselling BACP member/Chronic Pain & Depression

Westcliff-on-sea, Essex, SS0 7EY
07792 897 966 07792 897 966

About me

I am a qualified counselor & a member of the BACP and follow their guidelines to the ethical framework of good practice in counselling and psychotherapy.

Welcome to my profile my name is Jackie and I offer a calming and caring, open minded approach towards the therapeutic relationship in counselling. I also offer access to a diverse, multi-disciplinary range of expertise to provide the most effective course of psychological therapy and counselling. Where there is no evidence of psychological problems, I provide coaching and counselling for individuals to find solutions to issues that are affecting their lives. All assessments and treatments are provided in complete confidence.

You may feel overwhelmed on the start of your journey into therapy, and picking up the phone may also be a scary thought! With this in mind, please leave me a message and I will get back to you as soon as I possibly can. With my passion to support you, I assure you will feel at ease and that you have made the right choice with myself, as our relationship is established with commitment and trust. I will not judge and will allow you to discuss your issues in a safe comfortable place. As you are what is important, we can discuss difficulties at your own pace.  

I have many years experience in working with others making a few small changes. Which have made big differences in their lives to feel more in control, instead of feeling controlled.

​I currently today am managing a Chronic Pain Condition (Fibromyalgia), in which I specialise in working with Pain Management techniques.

I will not judge, or advise you. And believe in finding the right counselor, for the right client extremely important. I hope that you take the first and hardest step to book an appointment today, and share your concerns with someone that cares...

Training, qualifications & experience

I have privately studied at 'Victoria Counselling Service' where I gained a qualification in Basic Counselling Skills and also my qualifications in Advanced Psychotherapy/Counselling and then furthered on to a Practitioners Course giving me more knowledge on the therapies below.
I have qualifications in CBT/TA/Person Centred Therapy gained from the AQA Awarding Body.

I also have skills and qualifications in Solution Focused Therapy where I can guide clients to look at solving problems rather than wanting to work with the past and move forward with making small changes in your life.

Founder of 'Carma Counselling' 2010



Volunteer Counselor working for 'MIND' in Southend Branch.

I have had former experience in being in the role of a client. Foremost I understand the difficulties communicating can be. And, especially when we feel our problems are not as bad as others, my listening skills are of quality having run in my day job a role as a hairdresser.

Countrywide Business Awards Finalist for New Company 'Carma Counselling' 2015

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Chronic Pain Disorders / Fatigue (Fibromyalgia & M/E)

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis


1 Hour £40

37 Hamlet Court Road

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


Monday : 9am-9pm Tuesday : 9am-9pm Wednesday : 7am-9pm Thursday : 9am-10pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Jackie Howlett.Adv.Dip/Carma Counselling BACP member/Chronic Pain & Depression

Jackie Howlett.Adv.Dip/Carma Counselling BACP member/Chronic Pain & Depression