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Jaina Bloxsidge - Counselling - Psychotherapy & Hypnotherapy MNCS (Accred)

Colchester, Essex, CO3 01206 502330 01206 502330 Registered / Accredited
Colchester, Essex, CO3
01206 502330 01206 502330

About me

It takes courage to make contact with a counsellor and it is important that you feel safe, supported and able to discuss whatever is on your mind.

Having worked successfully with clients who have experienced childhood abuse, bullying, trauma, fears, phobias, anxiety, stress and relationship issues, I have a particular interest in the effects of past experience on psychological development and present day issues. Together we will work with an analytic approach to therapy, alongside CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) and Person Centred Counselling to assist with negative thoughts and turbulent feelings.

As a qualified hypnotherapist I can also offer a combination of counselling and hypnotherapy for clients who feel this may be helpful.

Your First Appointment

You are very welcome to visit my practice, Mindspring, where you will be listened to with respect and without judgement. The initial consultation is free of charge, very relaxed, and there is no obligation to proceed with therapy unless you are completely happy to do so. There are no expectations of you to be anything other than yourself.


Peacefully located off the Lexden road, kerbside parking outside the premises is easy (and free). Mindspring is within a 20-25 minutes walk from Colchester town centre and there are numerous bus routes along the Lexden road.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy - 2011
  • Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy - 2010
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills - 2009

(The above courses accredited by the Open University and the Royal College of Nursing).

  • Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology - ITEC - 2001

I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society and The National Hypnotherapy Society, both of which are on the Professional Standards Authority register.

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.


National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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

Hypnotherapy for fears, phobias, low self- confidence.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Integrative
  • Jungian therapy
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Initial consultation is free of charge.

Counselling/Psychotherapy - £40 per full hour or £175 for five one-hour sessions, paid for in advance.

Hypnotherapy - £45 per hour, or £200 for five sessions paid for in advance.

I ask that payment is made by cash or cheque either in advance or at each individual session.

Further information

Parking is easy (and free)

Toilet facilities on site

Please do visit my website at www.mindspring.co.uk for further information


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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


Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9.00am - 2.00pm Saturday morning appointments may also be available.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Jaina Bloxsidge - Counselling - Psychotherapy & Hypnotherapy MNCS (Accred)

Jaina Bloxsidge - Counselling - Psychotherapy & Hypnotherapy MNCS (Accred)

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