Jane Clayton

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8
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About me

I am an integrative relational and humanistic psychotherapist and counsellor. This means I put you and the relationship between us at the centre of my work; your therapy. I have a natural curiosity and interest in people and truly believe in the power of psychotherapy to transform lives.

The most important thing for you to know about how I approach psychotherapy is that I really do care; about you and the world you live in. I'm not an expert in anything and I won't tell you what to do, but I can offer you a kind and judgement-free space where you will be heard. We will use the relationship between us to understand how you navigate your everyday life and I will bear witness to whatever you want to bring to therapy with compassion and respect.

​This is because my practice is rooted in relational, person-centred and existential theories of counselling. I see you as the expert in yourself and I believe in the healing power of the therapeutic relationship. My role is as a guide and companion as we walk alongside each other for a while.

​You will set the agenda for your therapy, and I will support your work however you would like. This may be in helping you to find tools and techniques for everyday challenges or simply by providing you with a safe space in which to talk openly. Sometimes I will use my training and experience to suggest some psychodynamic, compassion-focused or creative therapeutic methods to help you along the way, but the decision will rest with you.

Training, qualifications & experience

As a registered member of the BACP, I have a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (distinction).

I read widely on the subject of counselling theory and undertake continual professional development courses each year to improve my skills.

Having volunteered as a therapist with a women's charity for a number of years, I have extensive experience of trauma relating to domestic violence and abuse and I have an ongoing professional interest in complex trauma and its effects.

In addition to my counselling qualifications, I have a PhD in cultural history, an MA in Journalism Studies and a BA (Hons) in History and Politics.

Member organisations

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am particularly interested in complex trauma, existential crises and shame.

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£65.00 per session

Additional information

Before we agree to work together, I offer a free 15-minute telephone consultation.

​Therapy sessions last 55 minutes and start at £65 per session. 

A student discount of £55 per session is available with proof of enrolment at a University or College. Further discretionary subsidised rates may be available on request.

Payment by bank transfer is preferred, although I can take payment in cash. 

Sessions must be paid for in advance or during your session, and block payments can be taken. 

Further information

Working with and nurturing people has been at the heart of my career to date. Having been an academic, business consultant and cultural change leader, as well working in caring roles with young people and vulnerable adults, I have considerable experience of engaging with people and coming up with ways to provide them with the support they need. I bring this professional experience, a flair for creativity and my bespoke approach to building relationships into my work as a psychotherapist.

​I love the work that I do and, having had my own struggles with mental health which led to me seeking therapy myself, I feel honoured that I am now able to work with people at the time they need it most.

​Whatever brings you to therapy – whether it is a personal or professional crisis, past trauma, or fears for the future – I will be on your side; working with you to find solutions or simply to walk alongside you for as long as you need.

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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Jane Clayton
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