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About me

I'm a chartered counselling psychologist based in central Bath, offering a range of psychological therapies (including CBT,  compassion focused therapy and schema therapy) for adults and young people aged 16+.  I also provide supervision for psychologists and other integrative therapists, and relationship counselling for couples and other close relationships.

Due to the coronavirus crisis, I'm currently offering online sessions only, rather than the usual 'in person' sessions.

As a psychologist, I offer research-informed therapy for a wide range of emotional and mental health difficulties, including:

  • anxiety-related difficulties (including generalised anxiety, chronic worry, health anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks and phobias);
  • trauma (PTSD, complex trauma and difficulties with dissociation);
  • eating disorders and body-related distress;
  • obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), intrusive thoughts and trichotillomania;
  • depression and low mood;
  • problems with emotion regulation and sense of self;
  • bipolar disorder;
  • low self-esteem, self criticism and perfectionism;
  • identity-related issues (including issues relating to autism spectrum and other forms of neurodiversity);
  • work-related stress and burnout;
  • relationship difficulties; and
  • the long-term effects of emotional abuse, neglect and/or trauma in childhood and adolescence.

You may find though that the difficulties that you are experiencing don't seem to fall within any of these terms or descriptions, but are still getting in the way of you living a fulfilling and meaningful life.  I provide a warm and supportive environment in which we can explore whatever is concerning you, and work with you to develop your emotional wellbeing.

Training, qualifications & experience

Doctor of Counselling Psychology (HCPC registration number PYL 38430).  This included training in cognitive behavioural therapy, relational psychodynamic psychotherapy,  systemic therapy and supervision.

Chartered Psychologist, British Psychological Society.

In addition to my private practice, I have experience of working in a variety of therapy and psychology services, including:  a NHS secondary mental health service and specialist eating disorder unit; a hospital pain clinic; an occupational health service and a university counselling service.

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.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

BPS

British Psychological Society

British Psychological Society

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

From £65.00 to £90.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students

Additional information

For self-funded individuals:  £70 per session for short-term or time-limited psychological therapy (up to 24 sessions).  £65 for weekly sessions for longer term psychotherapy. 

£80 for insurer/organisation funded sessions.   Please let me know before we start working together if you are funded by an insurer or organisation. 

£90 for weekly 60 minute sessions for couples.

I also offer a number of reduced fee places for short-term/time-limited psychological therapy for healthcare and other key workers, and university students.   If this applies to you, please feel free to enquire about availability. 

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
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Dr Jacqui Pearse - Chartered Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Supervisor

Dr Jacqui Pearse - Chartered Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Supervisor