Julian Hayes

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Senior Accredited MBACP & Accredited EMDR Psychotherapist
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Southend-on-Sea SS9 & Maldon CM9
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me


My name is Julian Hayes, feel free to take the time to explore the information provided on this website and ask me any related questions you may have. I am an BACP accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist. A EMDR trauma focussed therapist, registered with the EMDR association UK and Ireland. I have a vast range of experience working within the NHS, Private, Voluntary and Charitable sectors of psychological provision.

The work I engage in is based on the premise that we may all experience psychological difficulties at times for a variety of reasons and sometimes require the assistance of health care professionals. The people I work with come from every walk of life imaginable, with every issue you can and cannot imagine. All are treated with respect, dignity and a compassionate mind.

I offer the space, time and clinical expertise to help you make sense of your experience, whist assisting you to move forward and change your thoughts, feelings and behaviours if so required. Feel free to explore the information provided on this site, it’s aim is to support you with a greater understanding of how I may be of assistance.

If you have any further questions or would like to make an appointment please contact me via the details below.

                 Mobile: 07796 784387                      Email julian@hhtherapy.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a BA (Hons) Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy with further Diplomas in CBT, NLP & Comp. I have extensive experience of working with a variety of client groups and organisations. In 2004 I trained at the Royal Collage for the Blind in Hereford as a complementary therapist, working with the blind and partially sighted. In 2005 I began to work in the private sector with special needs adults and young people with drug addiction. In 2006 I was recruited into the NHS mental health services where I provided therapeutic interventions In acute and psychiatric intensive care mental health hospitals and recovery units. This experience has provided me with insight into working with complex mental health issues with a vast range of individuals from various social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Alongside this work, in 2010 I began working as a counsellor and psychotherapist within the education system and the field of drug and alcohol addictions. In 2012 I incorporated my experience into a new role as a psychotherapist working within a busy palliative care unit within local NHS Hospital. This role included the training of other highly experienced NHS healthcare professionals providing high quality cancer care. In 2014 I expanded my experience, when asked to join a complex psychological team working within forensic prison services, this particular role gave me grate insight into a variety of psychological criminal behaviours and then in 2015 I was asked to join the psychological team at help for heroes. I currently divide my time working life between my work for the charity as a psychological Advisor and my private practice at the Therapy Life Centre, 11 Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on Sea Essex SS0 0RX

Please contact me on 07796784387 or 01702 433959 to book an appointment.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am currently continuing to study in the field of Mindfulness and compassionate mind therapy and have further interests in Multicultural Counselling, Sex and Porn addiction, Gaming addiction, Divorce and separation, absent fathers, Depression, Anxiety, negative automatic thoughts, cognitive distortions, Mild mental Retardation, Learning Disorders, Dyslexia, Learning Difficulties, stuttering, Alcohol Withdrawal, cocaine Withdrawal, Cocaine induced Mood, gender Identity Disorder, Eating Disorder, insomnia, Sleep disorders, Drug abuse.


£80.00 per session

Additional information

£80 per 50 minute individual session
£100 per 50 minute couples therapy
£90 per hour for teaching, training.
£500 per full day rate of 7 hours

All session rates are based on clients attending the:

The Leigh Clinic, 84 Elm Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 1SJ.

Silverstreet Clinic 21A Highstreet Maldon CM9 5PE

Teaching and training prices may vary, dependent of location and time travelled. Please feel free to contact me with any further information regarding fees or any other inquiry.

When I work

please feel free to contact me for further details regarding appointment availability

Further information

As part of my ongoing research into the psychological disturbances we experience during traumatic events in our lives, I have studied a variety of social, cultural, environmental and dietary influences that may contribute to our mental health. I have spent time in eastern cultures studying, Mindfulness meditation and visualization. I also at times use mobile phone technology to assist in recording clients daily activities.

The Leigh Clinic, 84 Elm Road, Leigh-on-sea, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 1SJ

Silver Street Clinic,, 21a High Street Maldon, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PE

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Additional languages


Julian Hayes
Julian Hayes