Jessica Seaton

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BSc (Hons), MBACP, MUPCA UKCP Reg and Accred. Supervisor Dip
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Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8
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About me

As a qualified and registered counsellor and psychotherapist, I provide counselling to individuals and couples. Over the past several years I developed my practice and gained experience working within the NHS, MIND, Victim Support, The Wandsworth Association of Psychotherapists and The Awareness Centre. I am a UKCP and BACP registered integrative counsellor/therapist. The way I practice incorporates and includes the Psychodynamic, CBT and Existential approach.

I work and tailor counselling, therapy and CBT according to your needs, so I provide both short and long term counselling and psychotherapy. I work with a broad range of people with wide variety of issues and have experience in the different ways life can be difficult, confusing, distressing, challenging, as well as how we can feel or get stuck, thus preventing or frustrating us from reaching our full potential.

In a safe and confidential space, online or in person the aims of counselling is to support you in discovering both what you want and what you need. I will work with you to find ways to become unstuck, break patterns and move forward so that you may get the most out of your life. Together we’ll identify the issues which are causing problems and work towards freeing you from them. In my experience this process can be difficult but also very fulfilling and rewarding, additionally by working with me you’ll be working with somebody who understands this. As I also understand that your successful outcome will be as unique as you are, your choices will be explored and respected to help you understand yourself and them better.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Qualification:
I qualified as a therapist after achieving a BSc in Integrative Counselling from Roehampton University, London. Prior to this in my aims to qualify as a counsellor/psychotherapist I had been in training to learn as much as I could about counselling and psychotherapy and how to use the knowledge and skills I attained to help people achieve wellbeing and understand themselves better. My training therefore include studying at Esher College in Surrey, where I achieved an Advanced Certificate in Counselling - AQA and before this Richmond College in Surrey, where I achieved an Intermediate Certificate in Counselling, AQA.

I am a registered member of the BACP and UKCP - this essentially means you will be working with a safe and qualified therapist that abides to their ethical guidelines - here are the links to my profile for both these registers.

I am integrative counsellor and psychotherapist, this integration enables me to tailor therapy to suit your needs. First and foremost you and I work together to understand you and your life, later weaving theories and understanding of counselling and therapy to help you make sense of you and your world and to help you get the most out of life.

I have worked in private practice for the past several years, and gained experience for my work within the NHS, voluntary sectors such as Victim Support and Mind as well as private sectors. Before relocating to Leeds, I began private practice in London following my qualification and training in GP surgeries and the private sector. From this early stage I worked with women and men of varying ages dealing with wide ranging issues such as:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Work related
  • Eating disorders
  • Sex and sex addiction for individuals and couples
  • Alcohol, food and drug addiction
  • Stress
  • Bereavement
  • Career or big life decisions
  • Relationships - this is brief range of issues I work with, please scroll down for fuller range of issues.

Some issues were particular to a stage of life or situation whilst others were more general. I learnt that issues are as individual as the person and to respect how situations or how feeling/being stuck can develop.

I work with adults age 18 and over.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Life, work, and relationship coaching:
Whether you want to focus on life, work or relationship coaching, my training and experience will help you improve, achieve and make the most out of life. You may be looking to make changes but are not sure where to begin, how to attain the goals you set for yourself and develop your potential. It is during times like these that clients reach out and work with someone who can offer and add a coaching perspective, helping them identify and move from stage to stage. Also to make sense and decide what it means and looks like for you to live a more fulfilling and rewarding life.

The way we work will be grounded and realistic using approaches and techniques from coaching theories, CBT and existentialism. Involving key principles such as choice and decisions, facing fears and courage, uncertainty and living, with a view for coaching to help you experience what it is like to have more self agency and fulfilment.    

To further support my work with clients dealing with particular issues such as food for instance, I embarked on additional training and qualified as a nutritional advisor. I did this further professional development to help me gain further and in-depth understanding to support my work helping clients understand their relationship with food and any eating disorders that they are working to overcome.

Other issues:
Similarly with depression and anxiety, as well as self esteem, confidence, work place issues, and addictions; including alcohol addiction, sex addiction and food addiction. I have additional interest and professional development in these areas.


£60.00 - £90.00

Additional information

Individual counselling:

Appointments in the day for 50 minutes, from £60. From 4pm onwards from £65.

Couple counselling:

Appointments in the day for 50 minutes, from £70. From 4pm onwards from £75.

For clients needing more time, longer sessions are available at different rates, please call to discuss.

For more general information and the next steps to finding out how we can work together you are welcome to email or call me on 07795 253457.

When I work

I work both weekday and evening.

Further information

Currently my availability is mostly online. I will ensure to work with you and walk you through how to ensure a safe and confidential counselling space. I will highlight where it is not safe and appropriate and together ensure you find the right type of counselling for you and your needs.


  • Couples and Sex Addiction Training
  • Sex and Porn Addiction Training
  • Couple and Relationship Therapy
  • CBT for Depression and Suicide
  • Therapeutic Coaching
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Supervision
  • Couples counselling training
  • Eating disorders training
  • Nutrition training
  • Mental health awareness training
  • Rape and sexual abuse training
  • Trauma training
  • Working with attachment training
  • Working with anger training
  • Personal development training
  • Diversity training
  • Assessment training
  • Victim support training

North Park Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8

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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In person

I am a qualified supervisor and offer supervision to both trainee and qualified counsellors and psychotherapists.

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Jessica Seaton
Jessica Seaton