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BA (hons) MBACP Accrd

About me

Tranquil Counselling is located in The Orchards, White Hart Lane , Basingstoke and offers affordable counselling for anyone who may need help in these difficult times. Tranquil Counselling works in accordance with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy Ethical Framework. Tranquil Counselling can help with issues such as bullying, anxiety, depression, eating disorders and any other psychological issues which are not listed.

Tranquil Counselling can also provide psychotherapy/counselling for phobias, or behavioural issues; for more information please look at my website which is listed above. Tranquil Counselling provides long- and short-term therapy in which, during the first consultation, I can establish which would be best suited for you. Tranquil Counselling is offering a free 15 minute consultation with your first visit. Tranquil Counselling also provides concessions at a reduced price for students, people receiving state benefits or people receiving low incomes.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA Hons Degree Counselling/Psychotherapy
  • FDA Degree  Counselling/Psychotherapy
  • Level 3 Certificate Counselling
  • 50hrs Training in Rape and Sexual Abuse
  • Cognative Behavioural Therapy Training
  • Short Term Solution Therapy Training
  • Attachment Therapy Training
  • Creative Therapy Training
  • Experience in working with Young people aged between 11-25 years of age.

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


Additional information

The fees are £35.00 per hour however, Tranquil Counselling provides concessions for clients who are receiving state benefits, students, or people on a low income. Tranquil Counselling wants to ensure that counselling is within everyones reach.

Tranquil Counselling offers a free 15 minute introduction to discuss any questions, or maybe what would you would like seek from therapy.

When I work

Available evenings and weekends.

43 Downing Street, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7PH

The Orchards, White Hart Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 4AF

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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