Louisa Woodford

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Psychotherapeutic Counsellor MBACP Registered
Available for new clients
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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Feeling anxious, unsettled or sad can feel like a lonely place to be in our lives. I work with anxiety and depression and have further experience in working with addiction and abuse. Whether it's a challenging life event, relationship, job or a sense of ongoing unhappiness that feels hard to pin-point, I offer a calm and friendly space in which we can talk through your issues at your pace to explore what you might need. Rather than advise, I gently support you to find the way forward that feels right for you.

As an integrative therapist I’m really interested in using my intuition to listen to what you need and employing different counselling approaches to work in a way that best suits you. I enjoy working collaboratively with you to find out what feels right for you and to gently build trust in each other. I support you, the whole person, taking into account all parts of you and your experience to help you to feel truly seen and heard.

I enjoy reading, watching films and going running which I feel helps support my wellbeing. Having personal experience of the highs and lows of mental health issues I feel well-placed to offer an empathetic, non-judgemental space in which to hear you in yours.

Training, qualifications & experience

Working across Buckinghamshire supporting adults experiencing addiction issues with a focus on substance misuse.

CPCAB Post graduate diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Studies

Additional training and certificates in:

- Couples Therapy

- Working with those Experiencing Domestic Abuse

- Supporting clients presenting with Complex Trauma

- Working with the Inner Child

- Working with people with Learning Disabilities

Member organisations

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£60.00 - £75.00
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

Individual client fee: £60.00 per session

Couples client fee: £75.00 per session

When I work

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Further information

Feel free to get in touch to arrange a free 30 minute 'getting to know each other' session to find out if it feels like we can work together in a way beneficial to you. I look forward to meeting you.

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Louisa Woodford
Louisa Woodford