Julie Guest

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Reading, Berkshire, RG8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a fully qualified psychotherapist. As an experienced professional, I am dedicated to working with people who are experiencing difficulties within their lives.

My philosophy is to promote health by helping clients develop a good relationship with themselves and others, and to have a fulfilling life.

With an engaging and friendly manner I am empathic while at the same time gently challenging individuals to set and work towards achieving realistic goals.

In addition to my psychotherapy and counselling services, I am a qualified fitness instructor. I strongly believe in the importance of health in our bodies as well as our minds, and as a psychotherapist I am able to use what is happening within my clients' bodies as an additional way of helping them understand themselves and reduce their symptoms.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy
(Middlesex University 2006)
C.T.A. - Certified Transactional Analyst with psychotherapy
(The Berne Institute, Kegworth, Nottingham)

1999 - Current: Self-employed clinical psychotherapist
2009 - 2010: Smart (employed counsellor for adults) - substance misuse service
2004 - 2005: Turning Point - substance misuse service (counselling for adults) - leading family group
2000 - 2002: No. 5 (counselling for adults and young people) - voluntary counsellor
200 - 2002: First Steps in the Community - voluntary counsellor

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

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

Therapies offered


£50.00 per session

Additional information

Individual work per 60 min session: £50
Couples work per 60 minute session: £90

Reading, Berkshire, RG8

Type of session

In person