Jane Bateman-Brown

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MBACP MSc Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Maidstone ME14 & ME17
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an integrative counsellor offering talking therapy to teenagers and adults (for issues including; low moods, anxiety, family issues, OCD, relationships, baby loss, bereavement), as well as specialising in self harm and eating disorders. I have experience of working with anorexia, bulimia, over-eating, binging, arfid, and all the many EDs that don't fit in to a tick box. I work remotely (online via video sessions), with clients across the UK. I offer client centrered talking therapy, CBT-E, CBT-T and CBT-AR (Arfid). 

I have worked in secondary schools across Kent delivering self harm workshops and 1:1 support. I have also consulted for a number of eating disorder charities and organisations, and am certified by the charity BEAT.

Like any addiction, eating disorders are hard to give up (and to understand why this is). However, unlike with other addictions; where alcohol for example can be avoided, food cannot. It is everywhere around us, often being the centre of social events. During our sessions we will look at timelines, life events, triggers, and barriers to recovery.

I strongly believe that, "a healer is someone who seeks to be the light she wishes she had in her darkest moments." I understand that taking the first steps towards counselling is not always easy. My own life has not been without struggles and my own experiences of personal counselling have helped shaped the type of counsellor I strive to be.

Counselling can help you make sense of past experiences and significant life events. Counselling is about helping you to understand yourself and how you relate to others. I offer an empathetic, accepting and non-judgemental space where I will focus upon your needs. I understand what it is like to be the one sitting in the client's chair.

Due to extending my hours, I currently have availability on Tuesday and Wednesday daytimes for online clients. If my profile appeals to you then please do reach out.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications, training and professional memberships:

  • Registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists)
  • Masters degree in Psychodynamics of Human Development with the BPF (British Psychotherapy Foundation)
  • Postgraduate diploma in Integrative Counselling with Inter-Psyche (the only counselling and psychotherapy training centre based within the NHS)
  • Undergraduate degree in Psychology
  • Practitioner Skills for Working with Eating Disorders and Obesity with the National Centre for Eating Disorders
  • Youth Mental Health First Aider - Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
  • Level 3 certificate in community development
  • Level 2 certificate in Child and Adolescent Counselling Skills


  • Private Counselling Practice
  • Eating Disorders counsellor with Therapy Partners
  • Eating Disorders counsellor with Talking Ed's
  • Baby, infant and child loss counsellor with Making Miracles
  • Volunteer counsellor with North Kent Mind and Maidstone Mind
  • Children's Counsellor with the Place2Be
  • Youth Mental Health Support Coordinator (delivering workshops in schools on topics including; depression, anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders and phobias) as well as one to one sessions with young people
  • Children and Young People's Support Coordinator with Kent Young Carers
  • CAMHS (NHS) Mental Health Support Worker

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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£55.00 - £75.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Sessions are weekly on a set day and time, and last for 50 minutes.

Daytimes; talking therapy (£55). Specialised ED therapy (£65). Evenings: £65 and £75 respectively. I work with teenagers & adults.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I currently have availability for daytime sessions on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Maidstone, Kent, ME14

Maidstone, Kent, ME17

Type of session


Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)

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