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Karen-Anne Johnson Accred. BACP. Couns. Psychotherapist /Clinical Supervisor

Veryan, Cornwall, TR2
07830 047387 07830 047387 Registered / Accredited
Veryan, Cornwall, TR2

About me

Thank you for choosing to read how I may help you. If you are new to this activity of finding a person to trust with your emotional self I applaud your decision ...You are on your way !

I am the Director of Access Therapy. I offer Counselling/Psychotherapy and Clinical Supervision from my private practice in Veryan on the Roseland Peninsula. A quiet and tranquil space.


I began my career in the field of psychiatry working as a staff nurse / family therapist . I moved on to work in Social services with children and young people traumatised by abuse and cult/ gang membership .

In 2000 I worked in private practice , I had contracts for Counselling NHS staff , East of England Ambulance service , BUPA, Medical insurance companies , Military .

I have been School counsellor for youngsters aged 7-18yrs old ...also running groups for the school to address Bullying , Bereavement and substance abuse .

In 2009 I worked in Detox / Rehab offering group work , family / individual/ couples therapy and Clinical supervision.

At present as well as working privately with many different issues for example , Anxiety , Low mood , everyday angst / decision making ,I am also a Homicide Bereavement Therapist working with people who have been affected by complex Bereavement / PTSD, either through murder / terrorism, corporate manslaughter .

I offer group Clinical supervision to a major uk charity and have a caseload of student / experienced counsellors and consultative supervision for specific groups .

Home/school/college visits are sometimes possible.

Appointments also available evening and weekends inc. Sunday.

I am happy for you to email me for any questions that you need to ask .

Training, qualifications & experience

)In terms of work experience with 5yr to 85yr olds, in brief here are some of my roles past and present:

  • Staff Nurse RMN
  • Family Therapist
  • School/Staff counsellor
  • Addiction therapist at Detox/Rehab.
  • Employee Assisted programme Therapist ( NHS staff )
  • Clinical Supervisor for students and experienced counsellors/groups
  • Homicide Bereavement Therapist ( MOJ )

Qualifications include:

  • Psychodynamic Theory and practice Ad. Dip.
  • Advanced therapeutic group work
  • Integrative psychotherapy BA ( Hons ) ( Anglia Ruskin University )
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy ( ACT)
  • EMDR
  • Post Grad. Clinical Supervision ( University of Derby )
  • Couples Therapy
  • sex Therapy ( CCPD ) London
  • Hypnotherapy Ad. Dip.
  • person centred counselling Ad.Dip
  • Mediation
  • Life coaching

This list is not conclusive please ask for more info if you need to.

For lengthy descriptions about the types of therapy on offer please look on the BACP website or Google.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Pet Bereavement
  • Veterans
  • Exam stress
  • Group support/therapy for school staff and students
  • Mediation


Individuals/couples £50- £80per session consultation fee is £45

Reduced rates for Students / Senior citizens

Reduced rate for block booking .

supervision rates please enquire .

Further information

free parking.


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


Daytime , Evening , Weekends.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


I offer Developmental style Supervision to individuals and groups.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Karen-Anne Johnson   Accred. BACP. Couns. Psychotherapist /Clinical Supervisor

Karen-Anne Johnson Accred. BACP. Couns. Psychotherapist /Clinical Supervisor