Joan La'Bassiere

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Welling, Kent, DA16
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

When life feels like an uphill struggle, how about a place to take some time out?

My name is Joan and I'am an experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist with 20 years of practical experience. I've helped individuals, couples and families,children and people in later stages of life, exploring together their thoughts and feelings, and finding their own right path ahead.    

I am an Accredited member of the BACP(British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) a member of the ACC (Association for Christian Counselling) and an accredited member of the National Counselling Society.
I work integratively using several approaches e.g. psychodynamic, person centered, self psychology, intercultural, CBT. and TIR (Traumatic Incident Reduction).

Take a look at my web site at to find out more about how I may be able to assist you in finding your own right path ahead.

Training, qualifications & experience

Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling inc. Intercultural Counselling.
MA in Psychotherapy and Applied Therapies
Diploma in CBT
Diploma-Working Therapeutically with Children & Families Family therapy
Couples Counselling
Mediation,EMDR Level 4-EMDR FLASH

Training/experience working with victims of childhood sexual abuse, rape and domestic violence.

Training/experience working with trauma and PTSD.

Experience working with people with a diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease.

Training/Experience working with gender issues


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Racial Identity Crisis

Tran-sexual issues


Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Fees range from£60-65 per session.

Students: £35.00 per session.

Concessions available for individuals experiencing special circumstances.

When I work

Welling, Bexley Heath,Kent.

Welling, Kent, DA16

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

I currently only do telephone, Facetime, Skype or Zoom counseling.


Joan La'Bassiere
Joan La'Bassiere