Kara Jackson

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MBACP (Registered)
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Fleet, Hampshire, GU51
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About me

I wholeheartedly believe that a genuine relationship between client and therapist is fundamental to positive change taking place.  My hope is that I can create a space where you feel completely valued.

I’m aware of the impact difficult relationships and traumatic events can have on our lives.  They can affect our self-worth, cause anxiety, depression, even lead to self-harm or thoughts of suicide.  Outside factors can have a huge impact on our lives but I’ve worked with many clients to find a way for them to create a calmer, happier, more authentic life for themselves. 

I work extensively with trauma which can come in many forms including early childhood trauma, neglect, emotional, physical or sexual trauma.  I've also worked with survivors of sexual trauma and take a trauma informed approach to ensure your safety at all times.

I'm also passionate about supporting survivors of domestic abuse; which can include not just physical abuse but emotional abuse, financial control, gas-lighting and coercive control.  Many survivors often feel they've lost their own personal identity and we’ll work together to help you find yourself again.
In our lives we can experience loss in many forms - loss of identity, relationship breakdown, estrangement, divorce, illness and bereavement.  These major life changes can hugely impact us.

Through therapy I will sit alongside you to fully understand what you are experiencing.  I do not judge and I won't pressurise you to share anything until you feel you're ready.  

After qualifying to work with adults I went on to train to work with children 11+.
Through working as a Special Educational Needs Learning Support Assistant (SEN LSA) I’ve gained training and experience to work with people who suspect they are autistic or experiencing symptoms of ADHD (or with people who have been diagnosed).  Work in this area involves gaining an understanding of how these diagnoses impact you on a personal level. 

I have worked as a counsellor with adolescents at Basingstoke College of Technology and Hart Voluntary Action.  I incorporate activities into talking therapy with young people and this might include games or art to provide a space where they feel comfortable and not under pressure to speak until they feel able to.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) registered counsellor qualified to work with adults and young people aged 11+. 

As well as running my own private practice I work for a charity where I offer trauma informed counselling for victims of sexual trauma.

I am passionate about providing a space for clients who have experienced trauma and have completed additional training in this field:

Working with trauma that has become stuck

Treating trauma - Working with Shame

Treating trauma - Mental health and the body

Trauma and the body - Dissociation and Somatisation

Working with relational trauma - Dealing with disorganised attachment 

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

Therapies offered


£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I offer an initial, introductory consultation at a reduced rate. Please contact me for more details.

Sessions are £55.

I offer concessions and discounts for student counsellors.  Please ask for more details.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Fleet, Hampshire, GU51

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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I have parking available on my drive.

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Kara Jackson
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