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PGDip, Adv. Dip, MBACP, MNCS(Accred)

About me

Hello, I am Janette. I am a qualified, BACP registered integrative therapist, this means that I work with a variety of approaches to suit your needs. I provide short, medium, or long-term therapy appointments from my practice room based in Nottingham NG1. I also meet with clients remotely, using the zoom platform or by telephone, which enables me to welcome anyone within the UK.

My approach

As an integrative therapist, I combine aspects of different theories to personalise my therapeutic interventions that both support my work and provide a unique way of working that is based on your individual needs. 

Working with me

I understand how for many people, the decision to seek therapy can feel like a daunting experience, and so I aim to make you feel as comfortable and at ease as possible from the very first session.

I help clients with a wide range of issues including, but not limited to, anxiety and depression, self-esteem, relationships, sexual abuse, trauma, and work-related issues. 

The success of any therapy work is largely dependent upon the quality of the therapeutic relationship. With this in mind, my approach is always aimed at facilitating a genuine, honest, and real engagement with my clients, founded upon trust, care, and openness that allows for the exploration of personal and sensitive issues within a safe and confidential therapeutic space. 

Usually, I recommend 4 initial assessment sessions, so that we can both gain a clearer understanding of your challenges and the goals you want to achieve.  It is important that you feel comfortable with me and that I feel that I am able to offer what you need. If we decide to continue together, we will agree on the days and times we meet each week. 

Ethical Practice

I am committed to Continual Professional Development and regularly attend training. To ensure good professional and ethical practice, I attend regular clinical supervision. I have full Professional Liability and Indemnity Insurance, and DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

As a qualified counselling professional, I can be found on the Counselling Directory. I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP), which is accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA). I am an Accredited Registrant with the National Counselling Society (NCS), accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

I practice in accordance with the professional standards, practice, and Code of Ethics outlined by these governing bodies.

How can therapy help?

The aim of therapy is to provide you with the opportunity to work through difficulties in a safe and confidential environment without judgement or criticism. People book appointments for all sorts of different reasons that include feeling unhappy or anxious, experiencing challenging thoughts, feelings, or unwanted patterns of behaviours, or to explore life events, painful experiences, and memories that feel difficult to cope with. 

What can I talk about?

You are free to discuss whatever you wish. Some people have an idea of what they want to bring to therapy, others may feel confused and have less of an understanding of why they seek help but sense that something does not quite feel right. 

Who seeks therapy?

Anyone is able to access therapy. I currently meet with individual adults and I welcome you, regardless of your culture, class, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or employment group.

How do I make an appointment?

You can contact me by telephone or email. All voicemails and emails are only opened by myself. We can arrange a brief telephone consultation where I can introduce myself and answer any questions that you may have, and you can let me know what is happening for you. If we decide to continue, we will then book your first session. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I gained my Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy at The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute and Staffordshire University. I also hold an advanced specialist diploma in Parks Inner Child Therapy or ‘PICT’ which was developed to address issues of childhood trauma and abuse. I am currently working towards an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy. 

My combined training and professional experiences span over 15 years of working with different client groups across a range of settings. I am experienced in working with trauma from childhood, as well as adulthood, and have worked within secondary education settings, as well as within a specialist trauma service supporting children, young people, and adults following disclosure or discovery of sexual abuse. 

I currently deliver long-term counselling for a charity within the East Midlands, meeting with adults who are experiencing mental health, emotional and social distress, and I am an accredited counsellor for the Police Firearms Officers Association (PFOA). Within my private practice, I meet with individuals who self-refer for a range of reasons. 

  • MSc Integrative Psychotherapy (ongoing, August 2022) 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy 
  • Advanced Specialist Diploma in Trauma and Abuse - Parks Inner Child Therapy 'PICT'
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling Society (NCS)

The National Counselling Society

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.


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

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling Society


Free initial telephone session

Additional information


I provide short, medium, or long-term therapy appointments from my practice room based in Nottingham NG1, which is easily accessible by public transport and car, where metered parking is available from £1.20 per hour.

Remote sessions conducted by zoom or telephone offer flexibility around accessibility, convenience, time, and schedules. 


Sessions last for 60 minutes.

My fee is currently £60 per 60-minute session. There are sometimes concessions available.


I offer daytime and evening sessions Monday - Thursday.

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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