James Spears

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Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 7PD
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Thank you for reaching out to me and placing your trust in myself. It's a true privilege to be able to be a part of your road to healing. I recognise the bravery it has taken to come this far and acknowledge the courage it has taken to reach this stage of looking for help. As a BACP Accredited Psychotherapist, I am recognised at being a highly effective therapist in helping you with the life difficulty and current circumstances you find yourself experiencing.

Through a warm open conversation with each other alongside interventions and strategies that meet your personal needs we will journey together on your road to wellness.

Whatever your needs, be you more comfortable speaking on the Telephone, prefer the comfort of your own home but would still like to be able to see who you are speaking to or have a face to face human connection or whether you would find value in receiving face to in person counselling and therapy in a warm accepting and comfortable safe therapy room. I will accommodate your needs.

I specialise in Grief loss and Bereavement offering a unique environment for you to find the way of living that you need in a time that meets your needs. There is no right or wrong way to grief. Whether your loss is of a person, job, home or relationship, my unique caring approach, listening and being that person that is not connected to your outside world, a non biased pair of ears I hope will allow you to receive the conditions you need to return to the you that you want to be.

I have been able to help all of my clients so far and will happily share information with you around how between the two of us we can help you move forwards. I believe in openness and transparency.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc Hons 2.2 Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • Post Graduate Diploma Integrative Psychotherapy Level 7 with Merit
  • BACP Accreditation

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 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


£50.00 per session

35 Mill Gate, Ackworth, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 7PD

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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