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About me

Through my own experience, I know just how difficult it can be taking that first step to finding a counsellor. It is important you pick the right counsellor for you as having a good counselling relationship will help you to explore your thoughts and feelings whilst being supported and feeling safe. Below is a little information about me to help you make your decision…

Hello, I’m Kerry! I am fully qualified Person-Centred counsellor who offers a supportive and non-judgemental service in a confidential safe space. I have further training in bereavement, anxiety and depression and can also support you with any other issues you that you may be experiencing or struggling with, whilst offering you understanding and support.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified Person-Centred counsellor and have a foundation degree in counselling.

I am a registered BACP member, fully insured and DBS checked

I also no how hard it can be asking for support 

Member organisations

BACP

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

I specialise in bereavement, anxiety and depression. So if you would like a kind and caring counsellor who will support and sit with you through your session then please contact me for a free 30 minute session.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Counselling sessions can be face-to-face, over the phone or on Zoom. Please note that due to Covid restrictions, sessions are currently on Zoom or over the phone only (subject to change on July 19th).

Sessions are one hour and fees are to be paid by bank transfer before each session or by cash at the start of each session.

Adults – £45 per hour
Key workers £30 per hour 
Concessions are available subject to individual circumstances. I will do my best to accommodate everyone as I believe counselling should be available to all.

Cancellations
If you need to cancel a session, 24 hours notice is required. If the session is cancelled at short notice (on the day or within 24 hours of the start of the session) the full session fee will still need to be paid. Exceptional circumstances will be considered.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday to Friday times arranged with client. 

Further information

If you would like to discuss or book a session please get in touch.

Any issues you think are big or small then I will help you to find ways to make things better for you.

Alfriston
East Sussex
BN26

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom

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Counsellor Kerry Hooper MBACP

Counsellor Kerry Hooper MBACP