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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 25 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

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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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

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

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


£60.00 per session

Additional information

£60 per session

When I work

Monday to Friday

Further information

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

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


In person

UKCP accredited supervisor of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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