John Hicks

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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB22 3HJ
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

"I cannot thank John enough for helping me through this difficult period of time. I honestly feel that his support made all the difference in my being able to deal with the challenges I was facing. He was able to give me the space to talk, think and open up. John’s warm, non-judgemental and professional approach meant that I always felt safe and able to explore my emotions. "               Client testimony.


I am a Cambridgeshire based therapeutic counsellor and help my clients to understand difficult feelings and emotions so that they can be more confident to live their lives on their own terms.

I can help clients with this process if they are experiencing emotional challenges associated with:

  • Neurodiversity specifically the emotional impact of Dyslexia, ADD/ADHD and Autistic Spectrum Disorder.
  • The emotional aspects of parenting.
  • Bereavement and loss for men.
  • Managing grief whilst working.
  • Poor self-esteem.
  • Depression.
  • Managing relationships.

In terms of my approach I provide a safe space for my clients to explore difficult emotions free from judgement working remotely (phone or zoom) and face to face.

I work with young people and adults and I hold an Enhanced DBS certificate.

How does the counselling process work with me?

  1. The first thing is to have a chat about what is leading you to consider counselling.  We can do this by telephone or Zoom.  This gives you a chance to see if you would like to work with me and ask any questions.
  2. If we agree to work with each other, we will discuss an upfront contract of expectations about cost, how the counselling will be conducted, where and when it will take place.  I will brief you on confidentiality.
  3. Then we book the date of your first session.

Please do get in touch if you would like more information or if you have any questions.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a Level Four Diploma in Counselling and am accredited member of the National Counselling and Psychological Society.

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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£60.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

When I work

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94 High Street (The Cambridge School of Beauty), Sawston, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB22 3HJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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