Kirsty Turner

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Integrative Psychotherapist (UKCP), CBT (BABCP), Supervision
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Belper, Derbyshire, DE56
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Individual psychotherapy and counselling for adults in Belper, Derbyshire.

At times, we can feel overwhelmed by the events and demands facing us. Life can feel daunting, and we can lose trust in ourselves to find a way forward. We may neglect ourselves and ignore areas of our lives that are painful. We may notice beliefs and habits we are stuck with that are holding us back from living life fully. 

Psychotherapy can be a place to unravel the patterns we are caught in and overcome our obstacles. Learning to pay attention to ourselves in a supportive space can help us to shift our perspective and find new directions. We can develop a more compassionate relationship with ourselves that will help generate new energy to find creative solutions.

I offer psychotherapy that can help you explore the underlying processes and dynamics that are influencing you, uncover who you really are beneath them, and find practical, focused strategies for you to experiment with and try out in your life.

My approach to therapy combines explorative, relational, depth therapy (Integrative Psychotherapy), with an action-based approach (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - CBT). 

I encourage you to take the step of contacting me or another therapist to help you consider your options for therapy. Taking this first step can feel daunting and speaking to a therapist can help you feel less alone in facing your situation. Together we can help you get moving towards giving yourself the support that you need. 

You can contact me to arrange a free 15-minute telephone call to meet me and consider what may help you. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Integrative Psychotherapist and am registered with the UKCP           (membership number 2011162448). I completed a Masters Degree in Integrative Psychotherapy at the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute in 2011. This degree included my own personal psychotherapy.

I am a trained Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) and am fully accredited with the BABCP (membership number 130548) after finishing a Post Graduate Certificate in CBT in 2013.

I work with adults in private practice and in the NHS. I have a professional background working as an Occupational Therapist in mental health with 19 years NHS experience.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists. BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Compassion fatigue


£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

The assessment session and therapy sessions cost £60.

When I work

I work on Thursdays and Fridays during the day (between 9:00am and 3pm). I currently offer video sessions.

Belper, Derbyshire, DE56

Type of session


Types of client

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

Online platforms




I offer an Integrative approach to supervsion that will reconnect you with the essentials of your therapy, keeping it helpful and enjyoyable.

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Kirsty Turner
Kirsty Turner