Jill Hedley

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BACP (Accred); NCPS (Accred. Registrant);M.A. Couns; Dip Sup
Available for new clients
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Newcastle Upon Tyne NE5 & Jarrow NE32
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Working across Jarrow, Newcastle and Sunderland offering counselling support to yourself who may be wanting a space to explore your current situation; to consider options to move in a direction of your choice and to create a safe confidential environment whilst you set the pace for yourself. I am a person focused counsellor/psychotherapist who puts your needs at the heart of what I offer.  I work relationally with compassion and care to enable you to explore your current situation utilising Humanistic, Psychodynamic and CBT approaches to best support you.

I also offer supervision to counselling practitioners.

I am the director and owner of Reflections Counselling and Training Limited.
Reflections was originally established in July 1999; then relaunched in 2013 with the addition of a Psychotherapy service and in June 2016 again Reflections expanded to include counselling and supervision training.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a BACP (Accred) and NCPS (Accred Registrant) Counsellor; Psychotherapist, Educationalist, Trainer, Life Coach and Supervisor.

  • M.A. in Counselling
  • M.A. in Education
  • B. Ed. (Hons)
  • P.G. Dip in Psychotherapy
  • Certificate in Education
  • L.C.G.I.
  • C.A.P.S.
  • Diploma in Life Coaching
  • Diploma in Supervision

I am a multi-skilled practitioner whose experience spans over 30 years of social care, counselling skills, pastoral care and counselling/psychotherapy experience. My psychotherapy experience is vast which ranges from:

  • Bereavement
  • Anticipatory Grief
  • Domestic abuse
  • Adult Survivors of childhood experiences of Abuse
  • Workplace Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Panic Attacks.

Her key areas of interest are:
Grief work via other forms of loss, for example, fostering, adoption, health issues, sudden restricted financial mobility and the anxiety and stress this can cause, redundancy, pre birth and post birth death, infertility and enabling childless couples to explore options that are available to them.

I am trained as an Integrative practitioner and this style of working has been enhanced with Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Attachment, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Neuroscience Theories. This means that I am versatile and flexible in my approach with you and can blend a range of counselling models to uniquely meet your need.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Appointments are £45 per 50 minute appointments either face to face (pending government guidance); via zoom or telephone.  

My supervision fees are £50 per 60 minute appointments. Counsellors in training can receive a discounted fee of £40 per hour either face to face; or via zoom or telephone.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I offer zoom early bird appointments Saturday and Sunday mornings subject to availability.

Face to face and zoom or telephone on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays.

West Denton Community Centre, Hillhead Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE5 1DN

The Clervaux Exchange, Clervaux Terrace, Jarrow, Tyne And Wear, NE32 5UP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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A downstairs room can be arranged

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Jill Hedley
Jill Hedley