Vella Evans - Kismet Counselling

Vella Evans - Kismet Counselling

South Ockendon

07899 783402 / 07899 783402

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South Ockendon

07899 783402 / 07899 783402

About me

My name is Vella and I am a fully qualified experienced counsellor working in private practice in South Ockendon, Essex. I am an integrative Counsellor and a registered member of the BACP. I offer confidential Counselling services for both individuals & couples. I offer weekly sessions for both short and long term work. In addition I can offer personal therapy or Supervision to trainee counselling students.
My practice offers a safe warm environment in my conservatory, where you can explore your issues in a non judgemental and confidential place.

My specialised area is, Work place stress, Grievance, Restructure, Transformation, Secondment, Redundancy, Career development and any issues with HR, Occupational health, colleagues or peers, (Bullying, Harassment, Victimisation)

In addition I also offer counselling for, Anxiety, Depression, Low self esteem, Low self confidence,OCD, Panic attacks, Anger management, Bereavement, Physical abuse, Behaviour, Marital and Relationship issues, Couple Counselling, Affairs and Betrayals, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Bipolar Disorder.

Counselling is not about giving advice, rather about enabling you to explore your thoughts and feelings about an issue that is affecting you and giving you an opportunity to explore what you can do to move forward. Many of us have areas in our life that we find difficult to manage at times and my aim is to support you both mentally and physically, to find solutions to your presenting issues and work on practical coping strategies to enable you to re gain control of your life for your well being.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training -
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Humanistic)
Advanced Certificate in Counselling (Skills & Theory)
Certificate in Counselling Theory
Certificate in Counselling Skills

CPD Courses include:-
Certificate in Art Therapy
Certificate in CBT Therapy
Certificate in Personal Coaching

Certificate of Proficiency (MBACP)

Member organisations - Registered MBACP member of the Accredited Voluntary Register

Experience -
17 years private practice.
12 years + Corporate Management.
10 years + specialised experience with Employee Assistance programmes relating to work issues.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Work Place Employee Assistance Counselling
Marital/Relationship Counselling
Personal therapy & Supervision for Students

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  • Counselling room


Individuals £45.00 per hour
Couples £60.00 per hour
Concessions for students, personal therapy, £30 (50 minutes) Student Supervision £40 (90 minutes)

Further information

To enquire about current availability or to arrange an appointment, you can contact me either by email or if you prefer to telephone, feel free to call me on 07899 783402.

I am located on the Brandon Groves Estate in South Ockendon, just off South Road. British rail C2C South Ockendon station is 10 minutes walk and no 370 bus, stops on South Road with a few minutes walk.

Maps & Directions

South Ockendon, RM15

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Yes

Entrance via back garden gate to conservatory to the counselling room.


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00am to 6pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme