Louise O'Connell

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BACP Accredited Psychotherapist, & clinical Supervisor
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Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11
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About me

BACP Accredited  Counsellor & Psychotherapist,  trained in EMDR, energy psychology and Attachment based psychotherapy. I have over 15 years experience of  helping  clients to feel better and /or work through  a variety issues, such as: anxiety, stress, low mood, depression, anger, low self esteem, trauma, traumatic experiences, conflict, assertiveness, building confidence, relationship issues, bereavement, personal losses, health issues.  I provide one to one appointments for adults,  in-person or zoom. Please email me on locnell@hotmail.com  Or telephone 07775746354    www.louisecounselling.com

I provide one to one counselling and psychotherapy for adults over 18 years old, in person or via zoom. I am based  Aldershot Hampshire. 

I also provide Clinical Supervision for counsellors  one to one or group, face to face or  by  zoom.


Wellesley Aldershot  GU11 near Aldershot Centre for Health

My Experience

I am an experienced BACP Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist  with over 15 years experience of client work  gained from both private practice and the NHS.  My clients include adult individuals who wish to work on: depression, low mood, anxiety, stress, low self esteem, lack of confidence, bereavement, and other personal loss, trauma and relationship difficulties.  In addition, I also support those who wish to work on personal development, or create more fulfilment and happiness in their lives.

In addition to my Counselling and Psychotherapy private practice I  have worked  as counsellor specialist  for the maternity department of an NHS hospital trust, I have worked as a counsellor and clinical supervisor for a palliative care service based in Windsor, I  have also worked as a parent counsellor for the Guys and St Thomas Hospital Trust, a Hospice Counsellor and for a Counselling Agency.

I have a particular interest in  Attachment Theory which helps us understand ourselves, and our behaviours and experiences in relationships. I work to help my client gain self awareness, acceptance and to build self compassion.

Prior to my work in Counselling and Psychotherapy  worked in a various cancer and palliative care nursing roles including clinical nurse specialist roles.


As an Integrative Counsellor Psychotherapist.  My theoretical approach is the Clarkson Relational Model which integrates three key schools of counselling psychotherapy theory: Psychodynamic, Humanistic and Transpersonal. I have additional post graduate training in CBT, Attachment Theory, Mindfulness, EMDR and energy psychotherapy/EFT.

As an Accredited and registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I work within their Ethical Framework for good practice. I am committed to professional development, and the delivery best practice of sound and effective counselling and psychotherapy that meet the needs of my clients.

How I can help:
There are many benefits from having the opportunity to talk safely and openly about yourself and what's on your mind or how you feel, and understanding processing and working through difficulties and traumas for some energy psychotherapy can be of specific benefit .

If you are considering counselling and have questions or feel unsure, please feel free to contact me to discuss how counselling could benefit you

Counselling can help people in many ways, and with various issues my experience  includes: Depression, low self esteem, anxiety, stress, anger, relationship problems,  issues relating to being a parent, issues relating to childhood, work problems, spirituality, personal loss and bereavement.

How I work
I believe we all have the potential to develop and become more true to ourselves. Counselling & psychotherapy sessions can help you to access your inner resources, develop new perspectives and insight on the challenges you are facing. Plus, can also provide scope for personal acceptance and change, and help to build on coping strategies and to gain a better sense of control in your life.

You can come for an initial session. This is an opportunity for you to find out if you would like to work with  me, and for me to consider if I can help you.  During this session you can get a feel for what counselling sessions will be like, and  we can discuss confidentiality and the commitment to work together.

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP Accredited & Registered Counsellor Psychotherapist
Degree In Counselling
  Greenwich University

Counselling Supervision post graduate Diploma

EMDR 1-4 trained with  EmdrWorks

Post Grad Diploma in Attachment Based Psychotherapy

Trained in Energy psychotherapy - London

Energy Psychotherapy & EFT emotional Freedom Technique- foundation course London

Psychoanalytic Energy Psychotherapy training with - Phil Mollon London

Ask & Receive training with - Sandi Radomski, Tom Altaffer & Pam Altaffer London

Counselling certificates NFCE 1 2 & 3  - Guildford

EMDR modules 1, 2 and 3
Integrating CBT - Wimbledon
Attachment Courses  - Wimbledon
Professional Qualification in the Therapeutic us of Mindfulness
British Mindfulness Institute  - London
Compassion Focus Therapy Workshop - London
Understanding Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workshop Oxford Queens College
Introduction to Solution Focus Brief Therapy - Surrey
Trauma workshop  - Petersfield
Eating Disorders workshop  - Surrey
Loss and Bereavement workshops - Weybridge
Transpersonal Awareness mindfulness meditation - Petersfield
Transactional Analysis 101 - London
Dreams Workshop - Surrey
Creative Workshop - Surrey

I qualified as a General Nurse 1988
Cancer Nursing diploma University of Hull
Attended cancer nursing MSc modules at University of Surrey

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£65.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva

Additional information

Counselling sessions £65 per 50 minute.

I sometimes have concessionary places available. Please ask about availability.

Counselling Supervision £65 per hour

To make an appointment please contact me by:

Telephone: 07775746354
Please leave a message with a contact number and a suitable time for me to telephone you back. Or you can send me a text message.
You can also contact me by email  locnell@hotmail.com

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I also offer zoom video counselling sessions and supervision sessions.

Further information

Theoretical Approach
As an integrative counsellor psychotherapist, the theoretical approach I use is the Clarkson relational model, which integrates theory from three key schools of counselling psychotherapy theory: Psychodynamic Humanistic and Transpersonal.

BACP Accredited Membership No: 687888
BACP Registration No: 40944

A member of The Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology

Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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


In person

Supervision  I provide one to one supervision small group supervision Plus supervision via Skype or Zoom I offer an initial  30 minutes supervision session face to face or by skype free of charge Qualification  - post graduate Diploma in Counselling Supervision at the Link Centre East Sussex, this is a BACP recognised qualification.

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Louise O'Connell
Louise O'Connell