Martin Handy

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MNCPS (Accred), RMHS, BEd (Hons)
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Stockbridge SO20 & Romsey SO51
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About me

I offer a personal journey for young people (14+) and adults to achieve their goals, through supportive counselling, hypnotherapy, supervision, in-person, online and by phone.

Psycho-spiritual counselling helps you find your real self and bring about a transformation of the way you live. Whether you identify with a faith, or even of no particular faith, psycho-spiritual counselling supports that deeper aspect of growth and development as you move through depression, anxiety, anger, life transitions between adolescence and adulthood, mid-life, retirement transition and death, sexuality, gender, relationships, grief and bereavement, abuse, domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse and trauma. The goal of purpose, meaning, autonomy, control, joy, and positive relationship can all grow in a process of introspection, reflection and patience.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been working privately since 2014 as a spiritual counsellor and hypnotherapist. I have 24 years of experience working with young people and adults. I also have experience of working with survivors of rape and sexual abuse in a centre in Wiltshire where I had further training in trauma recovery.

I work with people moving through life transitions often triggered by anxiety, depression and life purpose and meaning. Trauma, anger, grief, loss, gender, sexuality, relationships are common issues for therapy focusing on human needs like life direction, control, positive relationship attachment and joy.

I have completed an Accredited Postgraduate certificate in Supervision in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Helping Relationships.


  • Tutor at Chrysalis Courses, UK, training students on the Diplomas for Hypnotherapy, Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Working in Private Practice since 2014.
  • Worked in a Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre, Wiltshire, UK
  • Worked in Further Education and Primary Education for 25 years

Training and Qualifications:

  • Accredited Postgraduate certificate in Supervision in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Helping Relationships, UK.

  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Informed by Research) Level 6.

  • Childhood Trauma, the Brain and Neuroscience, PESI, UK
  • Working with Young People Certificate (11-18), Bournemouth, UK
  • Advanced Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Southampton, UK. Level 5
  • Working with Sexual Trauma, Wiltshire, UK
  • Advanced Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Southampton, UK. Level 5
  • Diploma of Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Hampshire, UK. Level 4
  • Diploma of Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills, Hampshire, UK. Level 3
  • Certified Matrix Reimprinting Practitioner, Birmingham, UK
  • Certified Emotional Freedom Technique Practitioner, Dorset, UK
  • Diploma of Anatomy, Physiology and Therapeutic Massage, Harrow, UK
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary), University of Winchester, UK

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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Areas of counselling I deal with


£40.00 - £80.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

Counselling Online/Phone (Concession for young people, low income and trainee counsellors): £40 per 60min session

Counselling Online/Phone (Standard): £45 per 60min session

Counselling In-person: £60 per 60min session in Stockbridge, Hampshire 

Hypnotherapy Online: £70 per 90min session (including soundfile or CD)

Hypnotherapy In-person:  £80 per 90min session in Stockbridge, Hampshire (including soundfile or CD)

Supervision (online/phone): £60 per 90min session

Supervision (in-person): £70 per 90min session

When I work

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The Salisbury Practice, 3 Clarendon Terrace, High Street, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6EY

74 The Hundred, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8BX

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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