Martin Herbst

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Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
Available for new clients
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Bridgend CF31 & Neath SA11
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About me

I am a qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and I am registered with the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Over 2000 client hours.

I work to the principles of Relational Centred Counselling in a non-judgmental and empathic manner. This means that in our work together, we will explore your needs to help you understand yourself and your relationships better. I believe that you, as client, have the inner resources to make the life choices that are right for you.

I consider myself a down-to-earth and ethical therapist. I am deeply caring but can also change my style of working to best support you.

I am a LGBTQ+ affirmative therapist.

Training, qualifications & experience

I attained an Advanced Diploma in Relational Centred Counselling (Level 6).

I also attend regular Continued Professional Development workshops,  for example, working with Trauma, Shame, Attachment Theory and working with LGBTQ+ clients.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Therapies offered


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

£25 for initial assessment session of 50 minutes 

£50 per 50 minute session. Concessions considered.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Horizons Counselling, 10 Court Road, Bridgend, CF31 1BN

2B Brynhyfryd Road, Briton Ferry, Neath, West Glamorgan, SA11 2HT

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair access in Briton Ferry. Near level access in Bridgend

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Martin Herbst
Martin Herbst