Louise Moss

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Basingstoke RG23 & Nr. Basingstoke RG26
Available for new clients
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About me

I am a fully qualified humanistic counsellor who offers individual, couple and group therapy in a safe and trusting environment for you to explore what is troubling you. I work in a relational way, which means that I value the relationship that we build.

Counselling can bring a growing awareness and understanding of our behaviours and help us to find alternative choices.  This can empower us to make positive changes; sometimes being heard and seen can help us accept.

I am trained in EMDR which is an approach that seems to 'unblock' the brain's processing so that traumatic memories become ordinary ones.  It can also be helpful for a variety of emotional and behavioural problems.  It is one of the treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

I currently run a private practice alongside working for the NHS treating addiction. Prior to this I have worked at an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Men's Prisons, Doctors Surgery and Private Sectors. This experience has given me the knowledge and understanding that enables me to work effectively with depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, personality disorders, childhood attachment issues, as well as low self esteem and relationship issues.

I offer a free 20 minute phone call for us to explore what you need.  Please feel free to contact me for an informal discussion or to arrange an initial session.

There is no obligation to commit long-term. Sometimes it helps to talk in confidence to someone outside of your immediate environment about important and difficult personal and professional decisions.

Training, qualifications & experience

I use an integrative approach including a variety of techniques, depending on the individual client;

  • BA (Hons) Humanistic Counselling based on Transactional Analysis University of Middlesex
  • Foundation Degree Humanistic Counselling based on Transactional Analysis (BACP Accredited) University of Winchester
  • BACP Accredited Diploma in Humanistic Counselling
  • TA 101 Peter Symonds Ace College
  • Integrative Couple Therapy
  • Group Process Therapy
  • Emotional Eye Movement Desensitisation
  • Training in Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling
  • Working with and understanding Personality Disorder
  • ACT Acceptance Commitment Therapy (Based on Mindfulness)
  • DBT Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (Based on Mindfulness)
  • Understanding Relationships Relate Training
  • Addiction Training
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Addiction and Brain Chemistry
  • Sexual Desire and Brain Chemistry
  • CBT
  • Domestic Violence Training
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy

I currently work for the NHS at a Substance Misuse Centre, alongside running a Private Practice.

My counselling experience includes:

  • GP Surgery (NHS)
  • Drop in Centre for Homeless
  • Substance Misuse Centre  NHS (current)
  • Kingston Prison Portsmouth NHS
  • Parklands Psychiatric Hospital MOD Department NHS

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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
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£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£70.00 per individual session  EMDR £80.00
Couples £90.00 per session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Daytime and evening appointments

Further information

I hold an enhanced DRB check.
Evening and weekend appointments available.
There is free parking.

Oakley, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG23

Tadley, Nr. Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG26

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Louise Moss
Louise Moss