Janet Whittingham

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BSc (Hons), MA: Supervisor: IAPT Trained, (Accred) MBACP
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Barnsley, S75
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello my name is Janet, thank you for visiting my page. ‘The past should not define who you are but the guide to whom you want to become’. Using a holistic approach working together in understanding your unique experiences. If you are feeling anxious depressed, dealing with grief, loss or physical or emotional trauma, I can help by enabling you to explore your difficulties in a safe and confidential counselling space. I am a personal centred counsellor with an integrated framework covering CBT, existential, humanistic and psychodynamic which means that I can use a wide range of tools and techniques. I have gained experience working for the NHS, Private and charity settings and have had the privilege of working with individuals with a vast amount of issues.

I have also specialized skills in women issues (working over twelve years in women services). I have extensive knowledge and experience with issues that face women including, trauma of emotional, sexual or physical abuse either in childhood or adulthood including sexual exploitation. Post traumatic stress, inner child work or coping with long term illnesses.

I have degree in counselling with an integrated framework covering CBT, existential, humanistic and psycho-dynamic, and a diploma in personal centred counselling, as well as been fully, CBT, IAPT trained. 

I am a qualified Clinical Supervisor Postgraduate Certificate level 7 from Derby University and I have worked with students and professional counsellors. 

Training, qualifications & experience

MA; Clinical Supervisor Postgraduate Master level 7

BSc (Hons) Degree Integrative Therapeutic Counselling

Advanced Diploma in Person Centered Counselling 'Dip Level 4

Accredited and Register member of BACP.

IAPT (CBT ) Psychological Well-being Practitioner

IARTT Rewind Trauma Therapy Practitioner

Solution Focused Trained

PTTLES Level 4 Teaching Certificate

Level 4 Information Advice and Guidance (IAG)

Diploma in Life Coaching

Diploma in CBT

NVQ Level 3 in Mental Health

Supporting Families with LGBTQ Children

Certificate in faith community development

Certificate in understanding body language

Certificate in Personal Centred Supervision

Certificate Working Through a Toxic Relationship with a Parent

Certificate Supporting Families with LGBTQ Children: Adapting to Diversity in the Family

Certificate Understanding Emotional Challenges of a Transgender Client

Certificate Helping Those Impacted by Narcissists

Certificate Helping Clients deal with Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace

Certificate Sociocultural identities

Certificate Hypnosis For Trauma & PTSD

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

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£45.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured

Additional information

I adhere to COVID 19 Guidelines.

£45 Individual counselling sessions for one hour

£45 Student counselling for one hour

Personal Centred or integrated Supervision sessions including CBT £45 per hour £70 per hour and half.

For organisations £45 per hour, usually booked in blocks of 5-12

* Please note for Clinical supervision (only) I offer a free 30 minute introduction meeting for students or individuals requesting six or more supervisory sessions. Please contact me to arrange a mutual convenient appointment time. £70 per hour and half service.

CPD training for groups tailored to the specific requirements of an organisation £600 for groups up to 20 people. General, off the shelf, CPD training £150 per session plus travel costs and expenses.

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When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday to Thursday 10am to 7pm, Friday 10am to 3pm. Please be aware I do not work Saturday or Sunday.

Further information


Older Adults


Employee Assistance Program

Student Counsellors

Appointments must be booked

Available Monday 10am to 7pm Friday 10am to 3pm

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Bungalow with small ramp to the door, inside doors slightly wider than normal doors.


In person

Hello, I am a well experienced clinical supervisor working with students from several universities as well as experienced counsellors.

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Janet Whittingham
Janet Whittingham