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About me

I am in private practice situated in a discreet rural location on the Kent and Sussex borders. The towns Edenbridge, Crowborough, East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells are all close by. Whether you need support, are having difficult life experiences, suffering from low mood, anxiety, behavioural or relationship problems counselling can be beneficial to everyone.

During these challenging times where face-to-face meetings may not be possible I am able to offer online therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am qualified therapeutic counsellor and a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and adhere to their ethical framework. I have also completed a diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Skills and Theory and trained in Suicide Prevention,

My experience ranges from counselling children and young people in educational settings as well as charity organisations working with substance misuse and carers.

I have worked with a variety of people from all walks of life with issues such as Anxiety, Depression, Trauma and Loss, Abuse, Self-Harm and Low self-esteem.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy

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Fees

£50 per session

Initial assessment £30

Sliding Scale offered

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Availability

Flexible including evenings and weekends

Further information

Please feel free to call me for a confidential chat or email an enquiry to discuss your therapeutic requirements.

Hartfield Road
Edenbridge
Kent
TN8

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults

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Joanna Hextall-Wellbelove, Reg MBACP

Joanna Hextall-Wellbelove, Reg MBACP