Julie Thomas

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Psychotherapist and Counsellor PGDip MBACP
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Maidstone, Kent, ME14
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an experienced, BACP registered psychotherapist offering a calm, confidential and non-judgemental space for you to share your feelings and thoughts at your own pace.  Life inevitably throws difficulties at us and it can help to have someone alongside you to navigate these when things feel really overwhelming. We can gently explore your difficulties together, and in doing so perhaps open up new possibilities for you, both in your view of the world and in your life direction. 

I actively encourage my clients to use their capacity to make choices and to develop their lives, as a way of becoming more fulfilled and authentic in their everyday existence. 

I recognise that the process of counselling may be unfamiliar to you, and I aim to create a therapeutic space where you feel both comfortable and relaxed.  

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a BACP registered psychotherapist with a postgraduate diploma in existential psychotherapy and counselling. 

I have over 8 years experience of working with clients both online and face-to-face.  In recent years, I worked for specialist charities where I provided therapy sessions to adults who were affected by anxiety, relationship difficulties, depression, bereavement, grief and loss.

In 2022 I attended a BICA (British Infertility Counselling Association) foundation course and I have experience working with female clients with concerns around pregnancy loss, fertility and pregnancy.

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


£50.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

I offer a free 30 minute online introductory session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I currently have available some morning session slots.

Please email me to book a free introductory session.

Further information

One of the primary aims of existential therapy is to help people face the anxieties of life and to embrace the freedom of choice humans have, taking full responsibility for these choices as they do so. Existential therapists look to help individuals live more authentically and to be less concerned with superficiality. They also encourage clients to take ownership of their lives, to find meaning and to live fully in the present.

You can learn more about existential therapy here https://www.bacp.co.uk/about-therapy/types-of-therapy/existential-therapy/

Please contact me to arrange a free 30 min. introductory session.

Maidstone, Kent, ME14

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Julie Thomas
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