Jane Clarke

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BSC, MBACP (Accredited)
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Sutton, Surrey, SM1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I’m Jane, an experienced, BACP-accredited, counsellor based in Carshalton, South London.

Welcome to Still Human Counselling. If you are experiencing emotional difficulties, perhaps as the result of bereavement, the end of a relationship, illness, redundancy, family problems, domestic abuse, identity issues, anxiety or depression, I can help.

You may be looking for a therapist for yourself or for someone you care about. Perhaps life is feeling hard at the moment and you are exploring options for support. I offer a confidential, non-judgemental space for you to explore and express whatever is on your mind or in your heart. This way, you can take steps toward change.

You may feel a pressure to contain difficult feelings and keep them to yourself in, but talking really could help. Contact me for a free assessment.

Counselling is a type of talking therapy where your needs are at the centre of the process. If you are in the grip of powerful sensations such as grief, shame, jealousy, anger, hopelessness, self-loathing, or if you are wondering whether life is worth living, get in touch. I can help with a wide range of difficulties, not just those listed below. When you are ready, email or call to arrange a free, face to face, assessment. I aim to respond within 24 hours.

What I can help with?
Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Relationships.

Types of therapy
Integrative, Person-centred, Psychodynamic

Clients I work with
Adults, Older adults

How I deliver therapy
Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work

What to expect
When you contact me by phone, text or email, we can schedule an assessment session. I aim to respond within 24 hours. This first session is free and will give us the chance to discuss how to work together. It will take up to an hour.
We can then schedule other sessions for counselling. These last 50 minutes and take place at the same time each week, as mutually agreed. We can choose either long-term or short-term work.

My way of working

I work by integrating two main approaches:

  • The Person-Centred approach which involves connecting with your authentic self, free from the judgements of others.
  • The Psychodynamic approach, which is based on theories of the unconscious mind and the coping mechanisms we all use to get through life.

At the heart of our work together will be a commitment to self-compassion. Developing a compassionate mind may take courage but offers a rewarding new way of relating to ourselves.

I won’t tell you what to feel or direct you, instead, we will work together to bring about change. If you are a trainee counsellor, and self-development is part of your journey, you are very welcome at Still Human.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
  • BSc Applied Biology

Outside my private practice, I have recently volunteered as a counsellor for a Bereavement Service, and also, a Women's Centre in South London

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

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


£35.00 - £50.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

  • Initial assessment, 30 minutes to an hour - free
  • 50 minute session - £50
  • 4 Pre-booked, consecutive weekly sessions - 10% discounted rate of £45 per session
  • Concessionary rate for low income, weekly sessions only, £40
  • Trainee counsellors - £35

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I have a range of daytime and evening appointments available, but usually work Monday to Wednesday only.

I timetable session for consecutive weeks, but other frequencies can be discussed.

Sutton, Surrey, SM1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Unfortunately visits to my premises are not easy for those with serious mobility challenges as there are steps on the approach. Please consider either online or telephone sessions instead.

Jane Clarke
Jane Clarke