Julie Clayton BA (Hons) Reg. MBACP (Accred)
I am a qualified, experienced counsellor, my areas of interest include bereavement & loss, self esteem, self confidence, stress, and relationship difficulties.
Emotional difficulties can often leave us feeling confused, conflicted, unsettled or stuck, I work with individuals to explore specific issues, and increase self understanding in a safe confidential, non judgmental space.
I am a fully insured qualified experienced professional counsellor, a registered and accredited BACP member, and I adhere to their ethical guidelines.
I offer short term or long term counselling for individual adults over the age of 16, working from a non-directive approach. I believe that by enhancing self-awareness facilitates personal development, which gives the possibility to make positive life choices
My practice is based in Fareham, which is in easy reach of Portsmouth, Southampton, Gosport, Cosham and Havant, with road access from M27 and A27, close to the town centre and easily accessed via public transport from train and bus stations.
How to contact me
You can contact me by phone, email, or the contact form on my website.
I have voicemail on my phone, so please leave a message if you haven't been able to contact me, and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
What happens next?
We will have a brief discussion about your requirements, and arrange a convenient time to meet for an initial session.
What happens on the first session?
The first session is an initial assessment, we will meet, and discuss your needs, and look at what brings you to counselling, to discover how we can work together, or if counselling is suitable for your requirements.
How long does counselling last?
Each counselling session will be 50 minutes in duration, and usually occurring weekly.
Short term counselling tends to be up to 12 sessions, long term counselling has an unspecified number of sessions.
Reduced fees are available for students, and trainee counsellors with provision of valid student card. Recipients of State Pension, Carers Allowance, Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Incapacity Benefit, with proof of status/benefit.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a qualified experienced counsellor, and I am trained in the Humanistic model of counselling, and hold a BA (Hons) degree in Humanistic Integrative Counselling. I offer a non judgemental approach and believe everyone has the potential to increase their self awareness.
I have experience in providing emotional support for individuals affected by cancer, including the patient, family members, carers and bereaved.
I have also been involved with a Portsmouth charity for 4 years, where I have worked as a counselling assessor, a substance misuse counsellor, and domestic abuse counsellor, and have counselled individuals experiencing difficulties with these issues.
My Qualifications include
Level 3 Award in Education and Training (Formally PTTLS)
University of Middlesex – BA (Hons) Humanistic Integrative Counselling
University of Chichester – HE Diploma in Humanistic Counselling
Peter Symonds College, Winchester – Transactional Analysis 101 certificate
St.Vincent College, Gosport - RSA Certificate in counselling skills
Some of the Issues I work with are:
- Bereavement & Loss
- Stress, including Occupational Stress, & Exam Stress
- Depression, including Postnatal Depression
- Witnesses and Survivors of Domestic Abuse
- Low Self-Esteem
- Relationship difficulties
- Existential issues
- Caring for a loved one
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Physical abuse
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
£40.00 for a 50 minute session
£35.00 for a 50 minute session
- Recipients of State Pension
- Recipients of Carers Allowance
- Recipients of Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
- Recipients of Incapacity Benefit
To access counselling at a concessional rate, you must provide valid proof of status or benefit.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday & Thursday 9am - 8pm Tuesday & Wednesday 9am - 1pm Friday 9am - 5pm
Types of client