Jane Clemens Bsc. Adv Dip Couns.

Jane Clemens Bsc. Adv Dip Couns.



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About me

I offer counselling in a safe space, which is confidential and personal, where you can talk about yourself and your life which may be painful or confusing for you and may make you feel uncomfortable, angry or unhappy, however you will be supported and listened to without judgement, and accepted with unconditional personal regard.

I work as an integrative counsellor which means I draw from a range of counselling approaches, eg: CBT, Gestalt, Creative Therapies, Existentialism.

To make an appointment to speak to me, you can email or telehone me between the hours of 8am to 7pm. You can call, text or email me directly or I accept referrals from General Practitioners and other Healthcare Professionals.

The first appointment is a 30 minute session offered free of charge. This is a support session to enable me to listen to your thoughts and feelings about what brought you to counselling. I will introduce myself and we will discuss and agree the best way forward for you.

The first 30 minute session can be arranged at short notice and can be completed by telephone or face to face. Please feel free to phone me, pass on my contact details or advise patients to ‘drop in’ to my practice on a Tuesday or a Wednesday at the Beacon Medical Centre in Sidmouth, Devon. If I am available I will see you, if I am busy please leave a message on my telephone number or at the reception desk.

I offer face to face counselling between the hours of 8am to 3:30 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
I offer telephone counselling and Skype counselling between the hours of 8am to 9pm Weekdays.
I also have a few online Skype counselling sessions at the weekends – Saturday/Sunday 8am to 12noon.


Training, qualifications & experience

I have many years experience working within NHS Mental Health Teams.

I have studied with the Open University and gained my Bachelor of Science degree studying subjects in Psychology, Counselling and Creativity.

I have an Advanced Diploma in Counselling and am an individual member of the BACP - British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy.

I am working in a Counselling private practice in Devon and for the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust working as a Staff Counsellor within the Counselling Service within the Occupational Health Dept, Counselling RD&E, Northern Healthcare and Hospice staff.

Member organisations


Other areas of counselling I deal with

Obesity & weight loss
Weight loss surgery - Bariatrics


1st Appointment / drop in half hour session = Free

Sessions after this support session will be chargeable at £35 per hour.

Students: £30

Benefits/low income: £25

Payment will be accepted in cash, cheque or by BACS transfer prior to your session.

Maps & Directions

Sidmouth, EX10

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


I provide weekday face to face appointments, I also have some evening and weekend Skype appointments if it is difficult for you to attend weekday appointments.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme