Jeff Tufnail MBACP

Jeff Tufnail MBACP

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Quaker Meeting House
3 Claremont Lane
KT10 9DP

34 Warenne Road
KT22 9UQ

07497 042011

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Quaker Meeting House
3 Claremont Lane
KT10 9DP

34 Warenne Road
KT22 9UQ

07497 042011

About me

Counselling helps people understand themselves better, alleviate distress and help develop options for the future. I provide counselling in a safe, supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment. Working together we will explore your thoughts, feelings and patterns and together find ways of moving forward to a different future

'Jeff really helped me understand my anxiety and develop ways of feeling better ' (S. from Esher)

'Don't be afraid to talk to Jeff, he has a way of making you feel listened too and that he wants to help' (L. Cobham)

My philosophy is one of compassion, hope, optimism and that everyone has the capacity to grow and change. Relational Counselling can help people understand themselves better. Counselling can help alleviate distress and create a different future I believe the counselling relationship I offer is non-judgmental, warm, supportive, truthful and authentic. I will work with you in a sensitive and respectful way which hopefully helps you. My aim is to help you negotiate life's challenges, watersheds, losses, crisis and turning-points that may mean working to resolve unfinished business, or address an immediate and identifiable issue.

'Jeff helped me me feel safe and that he was really interested in me and my problems' (M.from Cobham)

I practice in central Esher with easy links and parking
I also practice in Fetcham surrey with plenty of parking
Both feel safe and quite and offer a great place to meet and talk

'There is no doubt Jeff helps he has fantastic integrity and great insights and challenges without being critical' (T,from Farnham)

Most people, at some stage or another in life, feel confused, anxious, depressed,isolated,stressed, or unable to cope.
You may find yourself stuck in negative patterns of behavior  not knowing how to break free and move
You may know there's something wrong and would like to make a change but are unsure of where to start?
You may have undertaken counselling before and prefer to look for a different counselor or approach this time?
I believe It is often useful to get someone's perspective on things who is objective, understanding and who will not judge you, someone who isn't a family member or close friend. To take the time and space to explore your feelings, to try to make sense of them in a way that you may not have done before
As an integrative therapist. I work using a range of tools and techniques that aim to help you identify the specific issues that are troubling you and I encourage you to tap into their own inner strength and resources. I am warm, supportive,insightful, and have great integrity for the therapeutic work with you. I believe that working together we can really change. My greatest skill as a counselor is my ability to show sensitivity and compassion to people, providing a safe place to explore together difficult issues.

'I was really nervous about talking to a stranger but Jeff really made me feel safe and comfortable and that he was really interested in me' (K. from Cobham)

I offer both long and short term counselling for individuals once a week for 50 minutes in a safe professional and confidential setting. I offer a free initial 30 minutes session to see if you feel comfortable with how I work.
I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and bound by their code of ethics.
Don't be afraid to talk It really will help and I will try and make it as safe, comfortable and as easy as possible.

I can offer support with

  • Anxiety
  • Loneliness
  • Anger Management
  • Emotional issues
  • Relationships
  • Affairs
  • Betrayals
  • Difficulty forming meaningful relationships
  • Finding and sustaining relationships
  • Fear of failure
  • Body image
  • Addiction issues
  • Bereavement
  • Loss
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Abuse issues
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Sexuality
  • Grief

I genuinely believe that counselling can and will help and contacting me is a first step towards a different future.

Training, qualifications & experience

Currently I provide sessions for CATALYST who are the NHS provider for Drug and Alcohol services in Surrey I work with users and friends and family of users
I attended Catalysts drug and Alcohol training for counsellors

I was a a Social worker and housing officer for many years
i also ran my own successful business
I was a drug worker for several years as well
So i feel i have a very broad range of skills and an ability to help..
I am an experienced Counselor with Individuals and also run groups helping develop support networks
I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
I have a commendation at FDA in Integrative Counselling/Psychotherapy (Clarkson Model)
I work with addictions, including drug misuse, alcohol misuse and gambling
I work with Clients who live with and have survived Domestic abuse
I work with different ages ranging from 10 to 85
I work with people who are having relationship issues and breakdowns
I work with people who are suffering with anxiety and distress issues
Level 1,2,3 NCFE Certificates in Counselling
BSC (hons) in Education  
qualified as a Youth Worker
I have attended courses on
Life limiting illness,
Drug addiction,
Living with HIV,
Self Esteem,
Solution Focused Brief Therapy,
Life Coaching.
Sex and Porn addiction

I provide low cost counselling In a community centre

I currently provide Training/workshops on issues including confidence building, domestic abuse, sexual issues, body image and relationships

I provide staff training and workshops on counselling skills and co

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have worked a great deal with survivors of abuse and those in difficult or abusive relationship

I have considerable experience of Crisis work when everything feels to bad..

I have experience of working with issues around sex and sexual addiction

I work with an NHS provider with clients who struggle with drug misuse and Alcohol issues.


My fees are £45 I offer reduced rates at both Locations which can be discussed when we meet

Please call to arrange a free first meeting to discuss how we can work together I am genuinly looking forward to meeting you.

I offer daytime, evening, and weekend appointments - please call to discuss your needs.
I offer reductions from the full rate and believe everyone has a right to good quality counselling

Further information

contacting a counsellor is the first step to a different future and I genuinely believe I can help

'Jeff helped me turn a corner and rebuild myself' (R from Farnham)

Maps & Directions

Esher, KT10 9DP
Leatherhead, KT22 9UQ

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday to Friday 9 am to 9 pm located in Fetcham and Walton on Thames Surrey

Types of client

Young people
Older adults