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

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


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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


Accredited register membership

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.

Maps & Directions

Veryan, TR2

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:


Daytime , Evening , Weekends.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I offer Developmental style Supervision to individuals and groups.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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