About me

Jacky Smith MSc, BABCP Accredited CBT Therapist, Europe Accredited EMDR Consultant, BACP Accredited Counsellor & REBT Accredited Therapist, specialising in treating:

Jacky is able to offer therapy via Zoom Video link & Telephone

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias / Agoraphobia
  • Stress
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Panic Disorder
  • Road Traffic Accident Incidents
  • Domestic Issues
  • Abuse
  • Bereavement
  • Relationship Issues
  • Complex Trauma

Jacky offers a range of therapies:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Counselling.

Many people experience a range of difficulties & challenges throughout their lives and are often able to resolve these on their own or with help of family & friends. However for those times when extra help is required Jacky can offer a range of therapies to help clients resolve their problems & achieve their goals in life.

Training, qualifications & experience

Jacky Smith MSc has a Masters of Science degree in Rational-Emotive & Cognitive Behaviour Therapy from Goldsmiths, University of London.She also qualified with a Diploma in Hypnotherapy in 1997, EMDR levels 1 & 2 in 1998 & 1999 and is an Accredited EMDR Consultant. She obtained a Diploma in Counselling in 1999 and began her private practice in Alton & then in Four Marks, Hampshire.

From 2003-2008 Jacky worked as a counsellor for Hampshire County Council seeing a wide range of clients. From October 2008 - June 2009 Jacky was an assistant teacher & assistant supervisor on the MSc in Rational-Emotive & Cognitive Behaviour Therapy at Goldsmiths, University of London. Jacky worked as a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist & EMDR therapist at the North London Priory Hospital from March 2009-October 2009 until moving to work within the NHS on the Isle of Wight where she was based as an CBT Therapist & EMDR Consultant in IAPT. In April 2021 she Joined Ascenti as a Senior EMDR Therapist, before joining Solent NHS as the Clinical & Governance Lead for the High Intensity Veterans Service. She was also a part time lecturer & Supervisor at Worcester University from 2017 to 2019. Jacky   sees private clients at www.cognitize.com an online therapy service which clients have reported to be an effective and popular way of having therapy whereby distance is not a barrier.

Governing Bodies

Jacky is:

  • An accredited member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy), number 569094
  • An accredited EMDR Europe Approved Consultant with EMDR UK & Ireland (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing), membership number S124
  • An accredited Member of BABCP (British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies), number 060020
  • An accredited Member of the AREBT (Association of Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy), number 0056.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK.

Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists.

BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.


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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), for PTSD as per NICE Guidelines & for Complex PTSD/Trauma whereby trauma is from multiple occasions such as childhood repeated trauma or domestic abuse etc

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£80.00 per session

Additional information

Payments can be paid PAY PAL OR BACS. Jacky also request that you pay your bill when you attend for treatment, or before if by electronic banking.

Individual 1 hour sessions via telephone or Zoom Video conferencing:

  • £ 80 for initial assessment and then £80 per session (for private paying individuals)
  • Medico legal companies/Insurance firms/solicitors, Contact for fees

To make an appointment please email jackysmith964@yahoo.co.uk


It is important that sessions are regular, usually at a frequency of once a week. Missed or cancelled sessions are chargeable, in fairness to all our clients and therapists.

No fee will be applied if cancellation is received 24 hours or more prior to appointment time and less than 24 hours will incur a 100% charge, as will missed appointments.


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Saturdays 09.00-18.00

Fridays 09.00 to 18.00

Further information

EMDR Supervision

Jacky is pleased to offer both individual or group EMDR Supervision to EMDR therapists seeking EMDR supervision or working towards EMDR Accreditation. Jacky has been an EMDR Consultant since 2010 and regular gives supervision to NHS therapists government organisations and therapists in private practice.

​Supervision Fees
Students working towards Accreditation: £60.00 per hour and £60 per hour accreditation write ups. Group Supervision max 4 people £100.00 per hour

Accredited EMDR Therapists: Fees at the therapist own hourly rate or minimum £60.00 if own fees are not greater than £60.00

Isle Of Wight

Type of session


Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Additional languages



In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

EMDR Supervsion

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Jacky Smith

Jacky Smith