Julie Chivers

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MBACP (Accred)
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Nr Greenbridge/Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I wonder what brings you here today. Are you struggling to cope with emotions? Talking can be helpful whether you’re struggling with something specific, or feeling generally stuck, low or overwhelmed. I appreciate therapy can feel daunting but together we can try to make sense and find a way forward. I have a calming fully accessible, ground floor Counselling room, ensuring privacy and free street parking.

Are you feeling the emotional pain of a bereavement or issues in or the end of a relationship, whether a partner or family issues.  I can offer you the time and space to explore your difficulties and help you to work through them in a safe and confidential environment, being open-minded, without judgement or criticism.

Please call or e-mail me to discuss how I can help you.

I am a BACP accredited and registered Counsellor/Psychotherapist with many years of experience gained in a variety of settings, inc: NHS, Voluntary organisations and Private Practice and can usually offer an appointment within a week.

Please call or e-mail me here to discuss how I can help you.

My practice offers

  • Short or long term individual therapy
  • A confidential service
  • Experienced in working with both adult individual male and female clients.
  • Ages 18 years and over
  • Ground floor room (one small step)
  • large cloakroom attached to Counselling room
  • Free street parking

What is Counselling? 


Counselling provides a safe and supportive environment in which to talk through your thoughts and problems and reflect on past and present events with a knowledgeable, non-judgemental professional. It gives you a confidential place to express your feelings. It encourages us to take a look at our thoughts, feelings and behaviours that may be preventing us from moving forward. It helps us to find ways of changing these overwhelming emotions in a way that will take us to a safer and more secure place. It can often provide an environment to understand and learn about ourselves so that we can take control of and responsibility for our lives.

How I work

As a counsellor I will listen and help you explore and make sense of your current feelings, thoughts and behaviour, we may identify patterns that have their roots in your past experiences. As counselling progresses you may gain insights and we will work together to find more helpful ways of coping with your problems and feelings.

Coming to counselling can often be seen as a journey and sometimes the first step is the hardest step. However every journey starts with one step and maybe you have taken that first step today by looking at my profile.

Please call or e-mail me here to discuss how I can help you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I undertook a five year training programme to become an Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist.

I have worked in education, NHS and Voluntary sectors.

Therapies Offered

Therapy offers an opportunity to talk through your concerns and difficulties with a trained therapist in confidence and at your own pace. It works from the belief that experiences in the past unconsciously affect how we feel and behave in the present. I will also incorporate Mindfulness into my work.

I have continued to learn and experience and update my way of working as a Counsellor and I adapt different approaches, when appropriate, to the needs of my clients, seeing that everyone and their needs are different.

Member Organisations:

As a full member of British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists (BACP) I adhere to their ethical framework.

Registered Accredited Member British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists.

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.

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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

                                I work with Young people (over 18) and Adults.
                            Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Bereavement, Relationship Issues.

                If your problem is not listed it does not mean I cannot help you.

                        Please call or e-mail me to discuss how I can help you.


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£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Health Assured

Further information

Free parking and ground floor access.

Fully DBS checked.

Please call or e-mail me here to discuss how I can help you.

Nr Greenbridge/Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
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.

Ground floor access, 1 step

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Julie Chivers
Julie Chivers