Jenny Biglands

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Dip. Couns, MNCPS Acc
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Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18
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About me

My name is Jenny and I am an experienced integrative counsellor currently working with adults age 18 and over. 

I am an Accredited Registered member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS) and adhere to their ethical code of practice*.

I work at the Victoria Therapy Centre in Saltaire which is easy to access by car and public transport.


Since qualifying as a counsellor over 15 years ago, I have gained experience as a private practitioner working in a variety of settings. These include contractual work for organisations, secondary and higher education provision, and as an associate counsellor for a life coaching company.

Alongside counselling I am a director and co-founder of a woodland-based wellbeing organisation in Bradford. This work involves supporting women and teenage girls through strength-based and nurturing interventions in an outdoor setting.   


My approach is collaborative and creative, providing a framework that nurtures connection, compassion, and growth. I work only with what you decide to bring at a pace that is set by you. My aim is to provide a space where you can trust that I will hold what you bring with care and respect.  

My work with people can either be focused on something particular or be more open in direction. I often work with people who are sensing a need for change or are feeling stuck with the environment or relationships they are in. I also work with people who are having to process difficult experiences that they did not want or instigate.

I generally meet with people for between 3-12 months, however there is flexibility within this depending on an individual’s particular needs or circumstances.

Next steps

Finding a counsellor that you feel a connection with is important. To help with this I offer a free 20-minute phone consultation. This aims to answer any questions you may have and to find out briefly what you looking for from counselling. It is also helpful for me to assess whether I think I have the right expertise to offer you. This is then followed by an initial 50-minute session where we can meet and discuss anything further before beginning counselling together. 

A little about me

I am drawn to nature and all the different ways of being in it including walking, camping and growing things on a local allotment. Music is a large part of my life and I am actively involved in playing with others and teaching. I deeply value being creative and particularly enjoy experimenting with pencil, ink, and paint.  

* This means that I am on an Accredited Register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority and was set up by the government to improve standards and safety within counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc honours degree in Psychology and Music (2000)
  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling, level 4 (2005)
  • Post-graduate foundation course in Systemic Practice (2015)
  • Nature as co-therapist training course (2017)
  • Certificate in Creative Counselling for Young people (2017)
  • Transactional Analysis 101 (June 2023)
  • Safeguarding Adults level 3 (September 2023)

I am currently undertaking a post-graduate course in Transactional Analysis within an ecological approach (2023-2024)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I charge £55 for a 50-minute session with payments being made prior to the session by bank transfer. 

I do offer a limited service at a reduced fee for those on benefits or in financial need – please ask about whether there is availability for this when you first get in touch, if this is something you would like to apply for.  

When I work

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Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Jenny Biglands
Jenny Biglands