Kim Youpa

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MBACP Registered and Accredited. Dip.Couns, Sup
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Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an accredited counsellor with BACP with over 15 years experience. I am also a Supervisor and hold a L5 Certificate in Counselling Supervision.  I work from a Person Centred integrative model and practice from a room in my local church in Capel St Mary. I offer a safe, empathic, non-judgemental and confidential environment for you to explore your feelings and emotions. I work with individuals and couples across a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, relationships, self esteem, anger, bereavement and loss.

I initially offer 6 sessions but if you find you need more time, then that can be arranged. I work at your pace. I receive regular supervision and adhere to the BACP  code of ethics. I am also a registered member of the Association of Christian Counsellors.

Training, qualifications & experience

MBACP Accredited
Dip Couns

Sups Cert

Continued Professional Development Training
Bereavement and Loss
Working with issues around Suicide
Post Diploma Certificate in PC Couples Counselling
Dissociation and Dissociative disorder
Disordered Eating and Attachment
Mindfulness and Mentalising

Porn Addictions
Anxiety and Depression
Anger Management


I have completed over 2000 hours of counselling in 12 years and have a successful private practice.
I am a Parent Counsellor working in a local school in Ipswich
I am a volunteer counsellor for Inspire Counselling  Training in Ipswich.
I am a L2/L3 Tutor delivering courses for Barnabas Counselling & Training as well as Co ITutor for L4 Diploma.

I am a Supervisior and hold a L5 Certificate in Counselling Supervision

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)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Association for Christian Counsellors (ACC)

The Association of Christian Counsellors and Linked Professions is a professional body representing and setting standards for Christian counselling and care in the UK. The organisation is made up of various different membership categories, including Counsellor and Accredited, and requires all members working as counsellors to undertake Continuous Professional Development on a regular basis.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£45 per 1 hour session for individuals
£60 per 1 hour session for couples

£65 per 1.5 hour sessions for Supervision

I want counselling and Supervision to be available and affordable to anyone who needs to access it. With this in mind, I aim to keep my fees as low as possible.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am currently available on Monday morning and evening,  Tuesday day time and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings between 5:30 -7.30 and Thursday mornings between 9:00 - 13:00

Capel St Mary, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Kim Youpa
Kim Youpa