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John Waterston MA, UKCP

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29
01284 810726 01284 810726 07910936068 07910936068 Registered / Accredited
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29

About me

John Waterston is a fully qualified and registered psychotherapist offering long and short-term individual psychotherapy and counselling for people with all kinds of emotional and psychological distress. John works in a private house in the village of Great Saxham, 3 miles west of Bury St Edmunds - the consulting room there is peaceful, comfortable and confidential.

I have over 20 years experience in this field and you are welcome to contact me for advice and guidance if you are unsure what kind of help you might need.

Over the years, I have helped people from all walks of life with distressing feelings such as anxiety, depression, chronic worry, unhappiness, stress at work and at home. I am also experienced in helping couples who may be suffering conflict, distress and confusion within their relationship.

As an experienced teacher and supervisor of Psychotherapists and Counsellors I can support the professional development of other therapists and am also available for coaching of general corporate growth and change management.

Training, qualifications & experience

UKCP Registered Psychotherapist with 25 years experience in private practice.
UKCP Registered Supervisor
Chiron Certificate in Psychotherapy and Accredited Supervisor.
Chiron Association of Body Psychotherapists Accredited Psychotherapist
MA Psychoanalytic Studies, Sheffield University
Experienced Trainer and group facilitator for Counsellors and Psychotherapists in the UK and overseas.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Teaching of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Training and Professional Consultation
Coaching for Personal or Professional Development


£60 per session

Further information

Also offers:
Teaching of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Training and Professional Consultation
Coaching for Personal or Professional Development

Bury St Edmunds

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


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


Monday to Friday

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


UKCP accredited supervisor of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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John Waterston MA, UKCP

John Waterston MA, UKCP

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