Kerri Wright

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MA, MEd, BSc (Hons) UKCP Registered Psychotherapist
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Exmouth, Devon, EX8
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About me

I am a highly experienced psychotherapist based in Exmouth, East Devon. I provide therapy for adults in person, online and on the telephone.

It is not easy reaching out to ask for help, but if you are looking on here then you have already taken an important first step in listening to yourself and what you need.  You may be feeling anxious, depressed or be having difficulty with a relationship.  Or you may wish to talk to someone outside of your family and friendship group about something you are struggling with.   Whatever it is that has brought you here to seek therapy, I would be happy to hear from you.

I am a qualified psychotherapist having trained for 5 years at a leading institution in London to Masters level.  I have over 14 years’ experience in a range of diverse environments from NHS settings to charities.  In addition I have over 20 years’ experience in healthcare and in health education.  My experience means that I have a wide range of skills and knowledge to draw upon and use in our work together.

I have worked in Occupational Health departments supporting people with anxiety, depression and bereavement as well as work-based issues such as work-based stress and grievances.  I was a member of the Counselling and Trauma team for Transport for London supporting staff with a range of mental health issues and traumatic incidents experienced as part of their work.

I have worked in a specialist NHS trauma team in London, offering psychotherapy to people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a bereavement team at a hospice, worked with firefighters across the UK and a charity supporting people from the LGBTQ+ community.  

I have also been a tutor for a local College, training people to become qualified counsellors.

I am an integrated psychotherapist which means that I weave together different therapeutic approaches to best support you.  I draw on a range of traditional and contemporary approaches to therapy.  

I provide face-to-face sessions in my practice as well as online and telephone sessions.  Our sessions would be 60 minutes long and would allow you the space and time to explore what is troubling you in a calm and supportive environment.  I offer short term therapy, where we agree a set number of sessions or more open ended work when we negotiate an ending together when that feels right.

Before starting therapy with me, we would meet for a consultation.  This is a 60 minute session that allows us to explore what is happening for you in depth and assess what support you need.  It includes considering what you would like to gain from therapy, looking at how we would work towards this and whether short or open ended work is required.  I would suggest a plan of support for you moving forward as part of this consultation.  

I welcome email enquiries and am happy to answer any questions or queries you might have.

Training, qualifications & experience


I am a qualified psychotherapist.  I completed my 5 year training at the Minster Centre in London, gaining a Masters in Integrative Psychotherapy.


I have over 20 years experience working in healthcare and healthcare education before training as a psychotherapist. I have practised as a counsellor in NHS, private and voluntary organisations for over 14 years:

  • Bereavement counsellor at St Christopher's Hospice, London.
  • Counsellor for London Friend, an LGBTQ+ organisation, London.
  • Honorary counsellor in an Occupational Health department at Kingston NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Honorary psychotherapist in a trauma therapy team at South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, London.
  • Counsellor in the Occupational Health counselling and trauma team for Transport for London.
  • Affiliate Counsellor for two Employee Assistance Programmes for 10 years, offering short term solution focussed counselling to people through their employers.
  • Psychological therapist for the Firefighters Charity, UK wide.
  • Tutor at a Iron Mill College, Devon, training counsellors.
  • Private Practice providing psychotherapy to people for 10 years; 6 years in London and 4 years in Exmouth

Personal Experience

I have personal experience of parenting adopted children and children in care and parenting children with additional needs, including ADHD, Autism, Learning Difficulties, Pathological Demand Avoidant (PDA) and Deafness.

I am LGBTQ+ affirmative and welcome people who identify with this community or are exploring their gender and/or sexuality.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO)

The Association for Counselling and Therapy Online

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Therapies offered


£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured
  • WPA

Additional information

My fees are £55 for a 60 minute session.

I am committed to providing accessible counselling for people who need this and therefore do have some low cost sessions available. The minimum fee for low cost counselling sessions is £40.  Please clearly state that you are looking for low cost counselling in your initial inquiry.

I am also an affiliate counsellor for Workplace Options and Health Assured Employee Assistance Programmes.  If your employer uses one of these EAPs then you maybe able to have sessions with me paid for through your EAP. Contact your work EAP counselling service and request to be referred to me.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Exmouth, Devon, EX8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

There are a number of steps and stairs to access my therapy room. There is an uneven and sloping path up to the front of the house and two lots of 4 steps to the front door. Inside my house there are two sets of 6 stairs to reach my therapy room.

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Kerri Wright
Kerri Wright