Dr Jane Hunt

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London, W6
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About me

I am an experienced integrative counsellor working in West London, where I offer short and long term counselling for individuals and couples. 

My work is underpinned by a relational therapeutic framework, informed by person-centred, psychodynamic, and cognitive analytic approaches, with a recognition that personal distress arises from a range of personal, social, and political contexts. I offer a confidential and supportive space for you to explore what is causing you distress and to consider ways we can work together to alleviate your concerns.

Seeking therapy can feel very daunting, and in our first session we will explore together, in a non-judgemental confidential space, the reasons you are seeking help, and whether working with me is the best way forward for you. If we feel that work with me is not right for you, we can look at other possibilities relevant to your specific situation and needs. Meeting for an initial therapy session does not commit you to longer term therapeutic work with me.

I am an LGBTQI affirmative practitioner and have experience of working with individuals and couples exploring gender identity.  

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an integrative counsellor and I initially trained as a counsellor at Durham University over twenty-five years ago, graduating in 1997. Since then I have gained substantial experience and have worked as a counsellor in further and higher education, private practice, the voluntary sector, and the NHS.

For 19 years, alongside work as a counselling practitioner, I’ve also been involved with the delivery of counselling and psychotherapy training at a senior level in the profession in the UK. I have been a Faculty Head and Director of several counselling training programmes in the HE sector. I am currently a Senior Lecturer and Programme Director for an MSc in Integrative counselling and psychotherapy.

I am an LGBTQI affirmative practitioner and have experience of working with individuals and couples exploring gender identity. 

In addition, I hold an MA in Psychology of Religion from the University of London, with research interests and practical expertise in the area of spirituality and counselling.

I therefore have considerable experience of working with a range of generic issues including anxiety, depression, bereavement and loss; as well as specific expertise and experience in the areas of sexuality, gender identity, relationships, religion, and spirituality.

Training and qualifications 

  • Doctorate in Counselling (D.Couns)
  • MA (Ed) Counselling
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Analytical Therapy
  • MA Psychology of Religion
  • MA Applied Social Science/Dip SW
  • BA Hons (Theology and Religious Studies) 

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

Type of session

In person
Dr Jane Hunt
Dr Jane Hunt