Jan Chant BSc (Hons) MBACP
**COVID-19** I am taking on new clients online or by phone. Amongst other services, I offer couples and individuals in relationships effective practical relationship tools to help you get through this difficult time on good terms. For solo isolators and singles - I offer support and tools for your well being, or maybe to navigate virtual dating and develop new relationships during the pandemic. My other services are available as usual.
As a very experienced counsellor and psychotherapist I offer confidential, supportive, and effective counselling and a calm, safe atmosphere in which to explore your concerns constructively without being judged. You can work with me by phone, FaceTime, Whatsapp video call, Skype, or Zoom.
I work with individuals and couples from all walks of life and with many varied concerns. I understand that contacting a counsellor may seem daunting but it is the first step toward positive change, understanding, and feeling better. You don’t have to suffer in silence, bottle it up or go it alone.
If you are unsure if counselling is for you feel free to explore my website or to phone or email me with any questions you may have. www.counsellorleighonsea.co.uk Email: email@example.com Call or text: 0794 700 5629.
Confidential, Supportive, Non-judgemental and Effective Counselling
Online and by phone
Training, qualifications & experience
Jan Chant BSc, DHP, Dip Couns, BWY (Dip), Vita Method Coach, MBACP
Honours degree Psychology (evidence-based perspective) - (BSc)
Diploma Hypnosis & Psychotherapy - (DHP)
Diploma Therapeutic Counselling (Dip Couns)
British Wheel of Yoga Teacher Diploma (BWY Dip). Please see below to find out why this is relevant.
Conscious Dance/Movement Medicine Certificate
Holistic Integrated Sexuality & Relationship Diploma (TIIS)
Vita Coaching Method* Diploma (TIIS)
I'm a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) with 20 years experience. I work to the BACP Framework for Ethical Practice and am committed to ongoing professional and personal development.
I am also a British Wheel of Yoga Teacher and as such my deep understanding of the connection between mind, body, behaviour and emotions enhances my work as a counsellor. It also means that I am able to offer effective techniques to help you to help yourself in cases of anxiety or stress (without you having to take up yoga).
Having completed intensive training with the prestigious Tantric Institute of Integrated Sexuality, I am now able to offer an even deeper, more holistic approach to working with relationships or sex-related issues for men and women.
I have trained to work with trauma and integrate somatic (body-based) approaches with 'talk therapy'. These methods are safe and powerful and do not involve physical touch.
I also offer Specialist Menopause and Midlife mentoring and coaching, private 1:1 breathwork sessions (excellent for releasing stuckness, trauma, creativity), and online dance/movement medicine sessions which are an enjoyable and very effective holistic approach accessible from your own computer at home. Email or call for further details.
I have undertaken OCTIA training in on-line counselling.
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
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Issues from childhood or the past
Decisions, life choices, personal and professional development, Life Coaching
Difficult, painful, confusing or overwhelming feelings
Menopause ~ Specialist Coaching
Powerful, practical techniques to manage anxiety
£50 individuals ~ Full 1 hour session
£75 couples ~ 90 minute session
*Payment in advance via this link: Paypal.me/janchant/50 (You don't need a Paypal account), or by BACS (details sent on booking)
Concessions offered for
Daytime and evening appointments available for individuals and couples by phone, FaceTime, Whatsapp video call, Skype, or Zoom.
Free 30 minute sessions for Frontline NHS and key workers. See my website for details: www.counsellorleighonsea.co.uk or call me on: 0794 700 5629