James Elder

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MBACP BA (Hons) Counselling
Available for new clients
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Guildford, GU2 4RG
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I work as an International online therapist offering convenient, safe sessions in the privacy of your own space via videocall. 

Specialisms and experience in:

Online Counselling

Addiction counselling

Youth counselling





Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Counselling for men

Corporate Wellbeing

Anxiety Workshops

Nature Therapy

Head Of Clinical Practice for an International HR Services organisation

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) Counselling (University of Greenwich)

NHS Youth Counsellor
Alton College Counsellor
Catalyst Addiction Counsellor
Catalyst Friends and Family Group Support Facilitator
Private Counsellor
Leadership Coach
Specialist Training in Addiction and Youth Counselling
DBS enhanced clearance
Safeguarding trained

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£70.00 per session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

9am to 6pm Wednesday to Friday

Further information

I am a qualified counsellor (BA (Hons)) and member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), psychological coach, and head of clinical practice for an international online therapy service. I have thousands of hours of supervised practice experience.

My colleagues and I pioneered an online therapy service just before the pandemic and I use this technology every day to provide safe, convenient therapy to my clients in the comfort of their own space.

I work with an integrated humanistic approach which blends several methodologies including person-centred, existential and gestalt psychotherapy.

Work includes Corporate Wellbeing, Mental Health Awareness, Youth Counselling in NHS and Education roles, Addiction Counselling, Confidence Training and Leadership Coaching.

I have worked with anxiety, addiction, grief, depression, managing life changes, phobias, motivation and innovation, relationship issues, burnout, resilience, and people who are doing just fine, but want to feel better.

The Elder Consultancy, 1 Farnham Road, Guildford, GU2 4RG

Type of session


Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms



James Elder
James Elder