Janette Buchan MBACP (Accred)

Janette Buchan MBACP (Accred)

Great Yarmouth

07806 608698

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About me

I am a qualified and experienced Psychodynamic Counsellor/Psychotherapist, fully insured and an accredited member of The British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, adhering to their Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling. I hold a full indemnity insurance, DBS certificate and I am also registered with the ICO (Information Commissioners Organisation)

In my private practice I work with young people and adults in both short-term and long-term work, depending on the individuals requirement. I am also affiliated and carry out work for Private Healthcare Organisations including some EAP work.

Through the NHS I have worked with GP referrals via the IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) contract and with work employees via Waveney District Council in Suffolk.
My experience working with young people follows 8 years working within a Further Educational setting with students age 16 years and above having previously worked with the tutors and staff.

Although my foundation is Psychodynamic, I do approach other models where necessary to sensitively adapt to what is needed for the individual, including CBT, Mentalisation and Solution-focused.

I have a separate room adjacent to my home specifically designed to create a warm, safe working environment. I live in a quiet cul-de-sac location and central for regular bus routes.

Training, qualifications & experience

I completed my initial counselling training with an organisation affiliated to The West Pastoral Foundation, the largest national provider of counselling and also a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists,

1997 Certificate - Psychology-
2001 Certificate - Skills and Attitudes for Psychodynamic Counselling (WPF accred)
2003 Diploma    - Psychodyanmic Counselling  (WPF accred)
2009  Certificate - Assessment and Time Limited Counselling  (WPF accred)
2008   Certificate  Couple Counselling  Ipswich Concern
2013  Certificate  - Advanced Theory & Clinical Practice
2014   BACP Certificate of Proficiency

I regularly attend Training Seminars and Conferences to further enhance my work, some of which include:

addiction and attachment, bereavement and loss, cognitive analytic therapy,
dissociative disorders, mentalisation, relationship difficulties, sexually abuse, suicide and self harm, sex and sexuality, transgender issues.

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Initial Individual Consultation             £45

Ongoing Therapy Session                  £40

Contract work, please phone for further details

I offer daytime appointments as well as some evenings.
Wheelchair access, please arrange on booking.

Maps & Directions

Great Yarmouth, NR31

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Yes

I can arrange wheelchair access. Please request before first appointment. Unfortunately I do not have wheelchair access to bathroom facilities.



Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme