Jen Patrick

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Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Ipswich, IP4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Online and face to face sessions available.

Contacting a therapist is likely to be a scary experience. I understand that seeking support takes courage, and can feel like a very big step. Seeking to talk confidentially to another person is, in my view, a sign of self-respect and self worth, and can lead to new insight and understanding. As an introduction, I offer a free 20 minute telephone consultation where we can discuss your needs, any questions you may have and decide whether to begin working together. Bringing openness and clarity to the process of therapy can often help ease any fears or uncertainties you may be experiencing. 

Sometimes in life we find ourselves in situations, and experiencing feelings, which can seem impossible to move beyond. It is my belief that with the space and time to explore our depths, we can find our own way forward. I believe that every person is unique and has the capacity to change and gain new emotional insight. My aim as a therapist is to support and help people reconnect to a sense of empowerment, which can ultimately lead to change. I believe wholeheartedly in change, and am an advocate of the change process. I am personally aware of the challenges involved in breaking free of destructive and damaging patterns in order to reach potential, having been actively engaged in my own personal and professional development for some time now.

I am a professionally trained Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, with experience working with people from many different social and cultural backgrounds who are experiencing a wide range of issues. I offer a non-judgemental space within which to explore your feelings, thoughts and distressing experiences.

My job is to facilitate the process of you reaching your own potential - I will help you to identify your therapeutic goals and together we can work towards these. Based on what you bring to therapy, I hold in mind different interventions that I might use if and when I judge it is necessary, and if I feel it may benefit you further.

I am open and sincere in my approach to people, and the therapeutic space I provide is warm and comfortable.

If you have any questions about my practice or the therapy process please do get in touch. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons) Integrative Counselling (1st) - University of Suffolk.
  • FdA - Integrative Counselling
  • BACP Certificate of Proficiency
  • Certificate in Couples Counselling
  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

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

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

If there is a problem you are struggling with which has not been mentioned here, and you would like an open and honest discussion about whether we can work together, please do get in touch.


£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

My fee is £60 per session, and sessions are 60 minutes.

I have 2 weekly concessionary sessions available for those on a low income. I run a waiting list if these sessions are full.

If you choose to we can chat on the phone prior to meeting face to face - this is free of charge. It gives us the opportunity to share a brief introduction and answer any questions you may have regarding the process. It will also give us a clearer idea about whether we may be able to work together.

I accept bacs payment transfer in advance of a session, or cash in session. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Flexible: I offer some late evening sessions. 

25 St Margaret's Green, Ipswich, IP4

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)