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About me

I know how hard it can be to take the first steps into therapy. Particularly when you have no idea what it is you want to work on or how to begin. Or maybe you know what you could be working on but if feels too tough to do that on your own. Finding the right therapist for you is important.

Sadly I don't have a magic wand or any answers for you, but I am an experienced, friendly and non judgemental therapist and can offer you a safe holding therapeutic relationship in which you can explore whatever it is you chose to.

I work with clients across a wide range of presenting issues. I often work with clients who have experienced traumas in their lives and are looking to live well and more fully now. I can also work short term with clients to support them with specific events and issues that they maybe experiencing in the here and now.

I work relationally as an integrative and humanistic counsellor. Together we agree on our shared way of working, which will enable you to get the most out of your counselling sessions and to develop skills and reflections that you can take beyond the therapy room.

I totally believe in recovery and in your ability to find your own ways forward with therapeutic support. As a qualified therapist I work alongside you to increase your felt sense of safety, your ability to emotionally self regulate and find personal stability so that you can explore whatever you wish to work on.

I work with young people, adults and couples.

I provide trauma informed clinical supervision for therapists and professionals.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited member of the BACP and NCS and have a first class honours degree (BSc) in counselling and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education.

I am an advanced COSRT trained couples counsellor and have extensive post degree training in trauma therapy, attachment, dissociation and somatic emotional regulation.

I am experienced at therapeutically holding clients safely as they explore aspects of their lives.

BSC Counselling (Bath Spa University)

Advanced Couples Counselling (COSRT)

Somatic Trauma Therapy ( Babette Rothschild)

Intensive Trauma treatment Course (Bessel van der Kolk)

NCS level 7 Diploma in Supervision

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 is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy


I charge

£50 an hour for individual counselling

£75 an hour for couples counselling.

I am able to offer some concessional rates.

I charge £75 per 1.5 hours for Supervision.

Each year I work with 2 student counsellors as supervisees and offer a reduced rate for this.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors


I try and work flexibly to help make therapy more accessible. I offer some weekend and evening sessions and if you prefer to work online then I'm happy and trained to offer that option.

North Somerset

Key details

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Other languages None
Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people


I am an experienced supervisor who offers a contained safe space for professional reflection and exploration on the ups and downs of the work we do.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Jane Ivall MBACP (Accred) Counsellor and NCS (Accred) Supervisor

Jane Ivall MBACP (Accred) Counsellor and NCS (Accred) Supervisor