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BSc Hons UKCP accred MBACP
Bury St Edmunds, IP33

About me

Hi, my name is Jan. What’s on your mind? Whatever your problem, my approach is to listen to your story, help you to understand yourself better and explore how to make positive changes in your life. I offer time for you to talk through what is troubling you in a confidential environment.

Sometimes life seems stressful, dissatisfying or lonely. All kinds of situations can lead to us getting stuck with some difficult feelings. I provide a safe, calm space for you to explore how you have reached where you are now and explore the changes you are hoping to make. Understanding how life experiences have formed who we are gives us insight into how we have become stressed, stuck or dissatisfied. This insight also helps us to understand what we need to change to feel better.

I offer short term or long term counselling, you decide what you need.

I have worked with many different clients over the last few years dealing with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, eating disorders, relationship issues, bereavement, abuse, trauma and personality conditions.

I am an integrative counsellor. This means that I use a blend of the techniques I have been trained in. These include person centred, psychodynamic, attachment, gestalt, CBT, mindfulness, dealing with abuse and trauma through somatic experiencing. I am a Human Toolbox practitioner trained by Lindy Wheeler. I do some work for the NHS using NICE approved Person Centred Experiential methods.

I graduated from Middlesex University in 2015 with Matrix Training and I am a fully accredited UKCP counsellor and I am a registered member of BACP.

Email me to set up an initial session. At the first session we will talk about what you want to get out of counselling. If you haven't tried zoom video calls before I am happy to set up a half hour free session to see if this method will suit you. If you are happy to continue we will set up a second session, and I will arrange to see you weekly/fortnightly.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Practicing counsellor since 2013, accredited in 2015 with UKCP.
  • Counselling Diploma 2012 – West Suffolk College
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling 2015 – Matrix Training
  • BSc Hons Counselling 2015 -- Middlesex University
  • Developmentally Sensitive Interventions with Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Rape 2015 -- Sally Burke and Tim Woodhouse
  • Neuroscience – PESI - 2017
  • Human Toolbox Practitioner - Lindy Wheeler - 2018
  • Person Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression (NICE approved) - 2019
  • Moving your practice online - Online Therapy Institute - 2020
  • Living Brave - online course - Brene Brown (PESI) 2021

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.


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

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£45.00 per session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I currently have appointments on Wednesday by telephone or video call.

I am happy to set up a free initial half hour video call so that you can see if this method suits you. 

Bury St Edmunds, IP33

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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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.

There is wheelchair access to my room in Bury St Edmunds.

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S. Jan Henthorn

S. Jan Henthorn