John Andrews

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BA Hons Dip, MBACP Registered | Integrative Counsellor
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Stroud GL5 & London SW7
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I'm a qualified and registered counsellor with a wealth of experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds, addressing a wide range of concerns including; depression and low mood, anxiety, guilt, shame and anger management, stress, sexual health issues, addiction to drugs or alcohol, sexual, physical and emotional abuse, grief, loss and bereavement and relationship problems. 

I have a range of experience in supporting neurodiversity, including autism and ADHD.

I believe in fostering curiosity and understanding to help my clients navigate life's challenges. With a focus on creating a safe and accepting space, I aim to support you through difficult times and empower you to embrace your unique journey.

Whilst my primary approach is person-centered, I also integrate approaches such as transactional analysis (T.A), Chair work and Mindfulness techniques to meet the unique needs of each individual. My goal is to provide holistic and effective therapy that resonates with every client's journey towards healing and growth.

Working with me will centre around breaking free from negative thoughts and self-critical beliefs, empowering you to cultivate confidence and establish deeper connections with those who matter most. 

If you're ready to embark on this transformative journey, I invite you to take the first step by reaching out. Your initial consultation is free and comes with no obligation to continue.

Whether you're seeking support for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or any other challenges you may be facing, I am here to provide a safe and supportive space for you to explore and grow. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling awarded by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB).
  • Registered Member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

I offer a free 15 minute initial telephone appointment to assess your needs. I am able to offer limited evening and weekend sessions.  I offer a £5 discount per session for block bookings.

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Further information

BACP Member

Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5

London, Greater London, SW7

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
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Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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