Janine Wilcockson

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Dip.Couns Member MBACP
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Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Counselling can help you find a safe space in which to talk in confidence about your issues or concerns.

It is different to talking to a friend or relative as the focus is purely on you. I am able to listen attentively without judging, jumping to assumptions or needing a certain outcome from you.

Counselling can help to reflect on areas of difficulty in your life. We can work together to identify and manage the changes you want to make, whilst feeling supported through the process and improve the ways you cope with any difficulties.

My name is Janine and I am a fully qualified counsellor with nearly 10 years experience working in private practice and the charity sector.

I offer short or long term therapy by phone and welcome individuals from all backgrounds, faiths, ethnicity, gender or sexuality. 

I understand how difficult it can be finding a counsellor or coming to therapy for the first time. I also believe that having the right therapist is vital to successful counselling.


To help you decide if I am the right therapist for you I offer a free 30 minute initial phone appointment, when you can tell me more about yourself and what you would like to achieve. You will get a taste of how counselling works and see if we feel comfortable working together.

Anger Management

Free initial 30 minute assessment

  • Seek to understand your triggers and early warning anger signs
  • Becoming aware of your own personal signs that your temper is starting and exploring steps to manage your anger before it gets out of control.
  • Explore how your anger is maintained
  • Learn more helpful coping methods and better communication skills
  • Explore what’s really behind your anger

Feel free to email, or text me on 07787 379382 if you would like any further information.                

Training, qualifications & experience

Before I became a qualified counsellor I have been in many caring professions. I have experience working with children, teenagers and elderly with disabilities and additional needs. I have been a Youth Worker for over ten years, and have experience working with teenagers experiencing difficulties with family relationships, self harm, low self esteem, self image and behavioural difficulties such as ADHD.

It was during my time as a Youth Worker that I discovered what a positive and empowering effect counselling could have on the lives and relationships of some of the young people I was working with. I decided that I also wanted to help people in this way. I then spent four years training to gain my counselling diploma.

I have past experience working at Inner Clarity Counselling Chesterfield, where I was fortunate to gain a placement with Gillian Grant, working with a wide range of private clients.

I have experience working with many issues including: relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression, anger, low self confidence, abuse, rape, self harm, bereavement and family issues.

I have also been a voluntary counsellor for Derbyshire Disability, where I provided therapy for people with disabilities and their carers in various locations across the county.
I currently also see clients for a charity helping people affected by rape or abuse.

Professional Qualifications

CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Level 4
CPCAB Counselling Studies Level 3
NCFE Counselling Helping Skills Level 2
NCFE Intrapersonal skills Level 1
NCFE Mental health awareness Level 1

NVQ level 3 Youth and Community Work
PRAXIS Fundamentals of Couples Counselling

Further training

Couples Counselling
Counselling and the Autistic spectrum
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Children
Motivational Interviewing
Suicide awareness
Alcohol awareness and brief intervention training
Drug awareness
Working creatively
Dissociation and trauma
Rape and sexual abuse training (including male survivors)
Attachment and trauma
Diversity & Roma culture
Implicit bias
Counselling for problem gamblers and affected family members
Equine assisted therapy and therapeutic activities

Member organisations

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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Pet bereavement
Counselling for carers
Male rape

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£30.00 - £45.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA
  • Cigna
  • Saga

Additional information

  • Individuals:
  • First phone session free (30mins)
  • Following sessions £45 per 50 minute session
  • Concessions:
  • I have a limited number of sessions at £30 for those on benefits or low income

I currently have : 2 concession places available for those on a low income.   


When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Appointments available:Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday daytime,.

Monday, Tuesday evenings

Further information

Reasons to choose therapy by phone:

No need to travel, no difficulties with access for those with mobility issues or social anxiety, feel relaxed in the comfort and security of your own home, without the pressure of face to face sessions. I will call you at a mutually convenient pre-arranged time.

Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Janine Wilcockson
Janine Wilcockson