Jayne Wright

Jayne Wright

West Oxford Community Centre
Botley Road


07752 126736

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About me

There are many reasons why people choose to come to counselling. Whatever the difficulties you are facing it can be helpful to talk to someone outside of your daily life. I believe passionately that people have the ability to grow and change, no matter how difficult their situation may seem.

I am an integrative counsellor, which means that I can use different therapeutic approaches to tailor the counselling to suit your individual needs.

You may be considering counselling for current or past experiences, to change old patterns or know that life just does not feel right. I have worked with people with many different issues including dyslexia, depression, anxiety, long-term illness, stress, trauma, relationship conflict and life changes such as, the menopause or redundancy. The challenges we face from past or current life events can lead to feelings of anxiety, depression, isolation, fear or low self worth

The first step is an initial session where we can explore what you are wanting from therapy and whether we both feel that what I can offer is relevant at this time for you. We may then agree to work for a short period of time or a longer period of time to explore issues in depth.


The counselling takes place in an empathetic, safe, confidential, and non-judgemental environment. I work with individuals on an open-ended basis or for an agreed period of time. This is either at my home in Headington/Risinghurst or in Oxford City Centre

The sessions are for 50 minutes and cost £55 I do offer some concessions for people unable to pay this

Telephone or email me in strictest confidence to arrange the first session.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have counselled in various organisations other than private practice, including a Further Education Collage and The Listening Centre based in Blackbird Leys. This has led me to work with clients from adolescents to adults and older people. This work has covered many different issues including bereavement, mental health issues, depression, anxiety, long-term illness, stress, trauma, relationship issues and many more. I’m also able to draw on my extensive experience of working in healthcare.Currently am a counsellor within the NHS

  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • Post Grad Dip in Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Mindfulness, Oxford Mindfulness Centre
  • Registered Nurse
  • MSc in Advanced Health Care Practice

Study days include:

Fundamentals of Dyslexia Awareness: Therapeutic mentoring in addressing the emotional repercussions of dyslexia,

The psychological impact of the Menopause

Working with people who self harm
Safeguarding vulnerable people and children
Working with diversity and cultural issues
Data protection
Counselling outdoors

I hold a current Enhanced DBS certificate.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I'm particularly interested in dyslexia and exploring the impact that dyslexia has on people as adults in the world.

Also the impact of life stages on women such as the menopause

Watch this space for up and coming support group/workshops on the Menopause



The sessions are for 50 minutes and cost £55. I offer some places at a reduced rate for people unable to pay this

Further information

I hold a current Enhanced DBS certificate

I am a Registered MBACP (member of British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and abide by their code of ethics.

I am also a Registered Nurse with the NMC (Nurse and Midwifery Council)

Maps & Directions

Oxford, OX2 0BT
Oxford, OX3

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


I am available for daytime and evening sessions at my counselling rooms in Headington/Risinghurst and Oxford City. Contact me in strictest confidence to arrange a first session or phonecall.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme