Jan Evans BA Hons, Dip. Counselling CPCAB, MBACP

Jan Evans BA Hons, Dip. Counselling CPCAB, MBACP



0787 882 3092

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About me

I am a person centred counsellor bringing to my work compassion, warmth and acceptance. Deciding to ask for counselling can be the beginning of moving forward with issues and to making some changes at a time when you are struggling.

Person centred counselling starts from a position of believing that you, the client, are the expert in your life - giving you the opportunity to openly share and explore your issues in depth, while being listened to in a caring non-judgemental way. Talking through issues can lead to a greater understanding and insight into your situation which in turn can lead to resolving difficult feelings and issues. It is always inspiring to see clients moving forward with positivity in their lives.

Where appropriate I also draw on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (C.B.T) which can be very helpful for working with repetitive thought and behaviour patterns as with depression, anxiety and addictions. I work with you the client to find ways to move on from limiting behaviour patterns enabling a more fulfilling life.

I work with adults and young adults with both short and long term face-to-face work as well as telephone counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • BA (hons) in Social Sciences
  • A registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • West Cornwall Womens Aid domestic abuse certificate
  • All Out South West gambling accredited counsellor
  • Suicide Intervention Skills Training certificate

Further training

Further training includes harassment, stalking, P.T.S.D, addictions, compulsive and obsessive behaviour, relationship problems, the Autistic Spectrum, alcohol and drug abuse, equality and diversity.


The areas I have experience in are: domestic abuse, P.T.S.D, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, low self-esteem, transgender issues, work place issues such as bullying, personal development, sexual abuse (childhood and adult), stalking and harassment, bereavement, trauma, childhood issues, obsessive and compulsive behaviour and addictions including gambling.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


Individuals: £40

Students and those on low income: £35

Maps & Directions

Truro, TR1
Penzance, TR18

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I understand the need to be flexible with days and times of sessions for clients and am available for some evening appointments.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults