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Karen Allin MBACP (accred) ADV DIP Integrative Counselling, EMDR,CBT,Supervision

About me


As an Integrative Counsellor, I believe in drawing on different models of counselling to suit the client and their situation. We are all individual and how we respond to difficulty or change, will be reflective of our individual life experiences.

I am experienced in working with both adults and couples as well as children and young people.

I can support with depression, anxiety, abuse, trauma, your relationship with yourself including gender or sexuality, relationships with others, low self-esteem, bereavement and many other difficult issues. If you find yourself stuck in past events, unfulfilled in the present or at a crossroads with your future, I can offer support to help you find your way through.

You can call or email to arrange your first no obligation appointment. If you decide to continue, I can offer weekly or fortnightly sessions.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma Integrative Counselling
  • Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapy-(CBT)
  • Diploma Couples
  • Diploma Bereavement
  • Diploma Supervision
  • Diploma Gestalt therapy
  • Diploma Addictions
  • Diploma Inner Child Therapy
  • Practitioner Certificate in Affective Neuroscience and Attachment Theory
  • Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy level 1&2
  • Certificate in Children and Young People
  • Eye Movement Desensitising &Reprocessing-(EMDR) Therapist
  • Sand tray
  • Working with shame and dissociation
  • Working with LGBTQ+
  • STORM Suicide and self-harm (CAMHS)

Having initially trained at the Iron Mill Institute, I have gained over 12 years of experience working with Children and Young People both in education and agency settings, as well as working with adults and couples privately and in agencies.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative

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£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I am BACP registered and accredited. I charge £45 per hour. I can offer a reduced rate for trainee counsellors.


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

I currently work on a part-time basis. I have appointments on Mondays and some early evening options as well as Saturday morning, subject to availability at the time of your request.

Further information

I work from an office in my home, I can also offer Zoom sessions.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

I work from a ground floor room but there are three steps to my door and I have downstairs toilet facilities.


In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I have gained experience both as a Supervisor and Line Manager of Counsellors and use an Integrative approach in my work.

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Karen Allin MBACP (accred) ADV DIP Integrative Counselling, EMDR,CBT,Supervision

Karen Allin MBACP (accred) ADV DIP Integrative Counselling, EMDR,CBT,Supervision