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Karen Woodley Counselling Psychotherapist MA, MNCS Accred.

Blaenavon NP4 & Risca NP11 07852 873857 07852 873857 Registered / Accredited
Blaenavon NP4 & Risca NP11
07852 873857 07852 873857

About me

Hello I'm Karen, I offer Professional Therapy in the form of Counselling / psychotherapy to adults with relationship difficulties, on the Autism Spectrum; those of you who want to work through Childhood issues, Body stresses and also Couples Therapy.

My training has been Person-centred, Integrative and somatic based which means I am able to work in the here and now with you through an Holistic approach whereby your mind and body are brought into the therapy work together.

Currently my clients have difficulties with Anxiety, Loneliness, Relationships; difficulties with being able to express themselves and trusting their own experiences. People with poor self esteem, with trauma and a terrible inner critic that stops them from living without fear.

Free Counselling is offered to NHS staff COVID-19

I invite you to come along and chat about what you are looking to get from therapy, see if you feel you can work with me. My promise is to give you the best support in line with your expectations.

I am based in Blaenavon and in Risca.

Please email or call me with any questions you may have. I look forward to hearing from you.


Training, qualifications & experience

MA Movement Psychotherapy

Advanced Diploma Counselling Supervision (Level 7)

Certificate and Training in Couples Therapy


Internal Family Systems

Trauma Pathway

Family Constellations

Developmental Movement

Body Mapping

Trauma and Psycho-education

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.


Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK

ADMP UK is the professional organisation for the profession for Dance Movement Psychotherapy in the United Kingdom.

They aim to support the development of DMP in the UK and internationally; foster communication among Dance Movement Psychotherapists (DMPs); and promote the use of DMP throughout the United Kingdom and abroad.


National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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

If you find it difficult to listen to your own emotions and knowing what you want and wish for in your life with a sense of something being wrong but cant quite understand what, Counselling can help.

Perhaps you have learnt to always put others' needs first and have lost touch with yourself, find yourself stuck or emotional without reason then talking about this is a great way to start to begin to get a sense of being back in control of your life again.

I look forward to hearing from you. Sometimes we need to make sense of things that have happened, feel again to move on and live with vital energy again.

Therapies offered

  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Dance therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

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£45 for 50-60 min Counselling /Psychotherapy.

£55 for 90min sessions

£50 for Supervision hr.

£55 for Couples Therapy

£35 for E-Counselling available via video conference / Skype or telephone  / £45 for Couples

Block booking discounts and concessions available for students

The Old Post Office Art and Therapy Centre
Prince Street


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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


Evenings and weekends.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Hello, if you are looking for supervision you have come to the right place.

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Karen Woodley Counselling Psychotherapist MA, MNCS Accred.

Karen Woodley Counselling Psychotherapist MA, MNCS Accred.

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