John Bevan

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Rugby CV23 & Ruislip HA4
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I have benefitted from therapy in terms of anger and my direction in life, so I know that figuring out and becoming the person you want to be can be challenging. It is however possible, and you can live life more happily because of it. I can help you achieve this goal yourself, gaining direction, self-sufficiency, resilience, and emotional regulation.

By understanding yourself in terms of thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, you can consider change, and create your own action plan on how you can live your life better, in the way you want to.

You may want to challenge your anxieties, develop new habits, change your outlook, regulate your emotions, or improve your relationships. CBT can help you achieve these goals and move you towards living a better life, shaped by your choices.

Before retraining I worked in large billion pound multinationals for 15 years so I have an insight into workplace stresses, and how these can impact our personal lives. I also understand the pressures of feeling unsatisfied by work, and yet not having a direction to follow towards happiness.

As a degree level Cognitive Behavioural Therapist I believe we all have the power to change but I also realise that to do so alone can be difficult. Working using online video calls gives great flexibility without compromising the effectiveness of the therapy [efficacy of online CBT], so no more travelling, parking and waiting for sessions to start.

Call, text or email me to arrange a free 10-15 minute session to explore your aspirations and how we can work together to achieve them.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have experience working with a wide variety of people, seeking to alleviate/manage issues such as anxiety (including health anxiety), depression, self-esteem and confidence issues, anger/emotional regulation and alcohol. I also work with people who have a general sense of dissatisfaction with life, and through CBT we create a preferable path for their future.

I have a Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I also have additional certificates in delivering Online Therapy (Open University) and Safeguarding. I have also undertaken additional Trauma training as part of my work at a Domestic Abuse Counselling agency, where I work with victims and perpetrators in 1:1 and group therapy sessions.

As a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy [BACP], I am degree qualified in delivering CBT sessions.  These sessions are confidential and comply to the BACP Ethical guidelines of the which ensures safe, effective and professional sessions take place [BACP Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions].

Member organisations

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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£55.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

An online session typically cost £55 and face to face £60, but this will be discussed and agreed in your initial 15 minute online/telephone consultation.

Walking Therapy is bespoke to you, and dependent on location and length of session. Call or email to enquire.

Further information

As well as my private practice, Onward Therapy, I also work as a therapist at a Domestic Abuse Counselling charity (Family Intervention Counselling Service), running both individual sessions, talking groups and structured group change programs.

Rugby, Northamptonshire, CV23

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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