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About me

I'm Janine and I'm a qualified, experienced counsellor working in the heart of Epsom. I use an integrative approach in my counselling, which means that I will get to know you as an individual and find out what you'd like to get from counselling. We will then work together using a range of theoretical approaches to explore and examine your feelings and experiences- which may well change and evolve as you progress through your therapeutic journey.

I work with clients who may have experienced a range of emotional difficulties from family and relationship issues, depression, anxiety, loss, work or school related stress as well as identity issues relating to sexuality, gender, age and changed circumstance such as divorce or becoming a parent.

Although I use techniques and ideas from a range of theoretical origins, I mainly practise a humanistic (or person centred) approach. This means that I'm completely present with you during your sessions, listening with empathy and without judgement, empowering you to find your way through your difficulties. My aim is that you will grow in self awareness and become more confident and resilient.

As a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, I adhere to a strict ethical framework and always work within my client's best interests. I offer a safe, comfortable and confidential environment with free parking, just a short walk from Epsom town centre.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 5 Diploma in counselling children and young people (OCN)

Level 4 Diploma in Counselling Practice (QCF)

Level 4 Certificate in approaches to counselling Children and Young People (QCF)

Level 3 certificate in Counselling Skills

Level 2 certificate in Counselling Skills

As well as my private practice, I run a counselling service for pupils at my local primary school, using play therapy and integrative counselling.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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


£45.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Additional information

I offer an initial assessment session, free of charge, to establish whether therapy is suitable for you at this time.

After this sessions cost £45 for a 50 minute session.

When I work

I have availability during the daytime on weekdays and some evening slots.

Further information

My consulting room is situated in a private location accessed from the BACK of the building and separate from the house to ensure your privacy. Parking is free and public transport is very accessible.

Epsom, Surrey, KT18

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people