Julie Churchyard Adv Diploma Reg MBACP

Julie Churchyard Adv Diploma Reg MBACP


07810 563844

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About me

Are you finding life difficult, are you struggling to understand your thoughts, feelings and behaviours. I am able to provide you with a confidential 'safe haven' to 'identify and explore' what you have experienced in your past or are experiencing currently in your life, taking each client on their individual experiences. I can act as a guide to accompany you on a journey of self discovery.

Counselling offers you the opportunity to take some 'time out' to focus on your own wellbeing. It provides you with a safe place to explore difficult situations and the emotional and psychological difficulties that arise because of them.

It allows you to work towards your own autonomy, to enhance your life and live it fully, to be comfortable with who you are.

It is somewhere you will be really heard, to be able to identify and tell and if necessary re-tell your life experiences and explore them, bringing them from your conscious and unconscious. Therapy is a way of getting to know yourself- deeply and effectively, it is an opportunity to understand why you behave the way you do.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists

I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society

I have completed the BACP Certificate of Proficiency and am registered on the Voluntary Accredited Register

Membership of the above enables clients to feel secure, knowing that I am adhering to the relevant requirements of  accredited Professional Body.

My training consists of over 7 years training, continued personal development and own personal experiences.

Approved Adoption Counsellor with Barnados Adoption Agency
Attachment Focused Therapy

AQA Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Modulated Practitioner Level 5
AQA Level 1 & 2 in counselling skills
CBT & Self Esteem/Depression/Anxiety
CBT working with Anger and Assertion
TA Working with Personality
Intergrative approach working with Eating Disorders
Counselling Children and Young People
Certificate of Proficiency
Drug and Alcohol
Mental Health Training
Young people facing bereavement
Bereavement Training
Children and Loss
Cancer awareness
Couples Counselling
PTSD and bereavement

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Adoption - all aspects of adoption using Attachment Focused Therapy via Link
Adoption Support work (through Barnardo’s)


Fees are

£40 per 50 minutes adults

£50 per 50 minutes couples

Concessions are available for student counsellors

I am able to provide open-ended or time agreed counselling

The first visit will be an opportunity to tell your story and for us to explore the concept of counselling and how it may help you as an individual. It will also allow us to begin to establish a counselling relationship.

DBS checked. Insured.

Maps & Directions

Benfleet, SS7

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Days, Evenings and weekends

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme