Michelle Buckles

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MBA, MHGI, HG.Dip.P, PG.Dip.Rehab Psych. BSc (Hons) Psych
Available for new clients
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Jersey, Channel Islands, JE3
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me


I'm Michelle and thank you for visiting my page. I describe my role as a little bit like a brain tourist guide. Imagine that you are stuck or lost in the forest of life and are unable to find your way out. I endeavour to help you on your journey, equip you with coping skills and education and guide you to finding hope again for the future.

I will listen to your story with care and compassion and provide emotional support to guide you back to the right road for a happier life.

I have worked with many people supporting their mental health, but one thing has connected them all. Making the first step to asking for help. It can take a huge amount of courage to ask for help, but one reassuring piece of research from neuroscience has shown that when we start to make small changes and repeat them over time, we can change our internal neuron network and start to think and behave differently. This is a process called plasticity and shows us that we can make changes to who we are at any time in our life.

Therefore, change is possible. 

I welcome you to take that first step today by contacting me for a free no obligation 20 minute chat on 07468580745 and be the change you wish to see.

I hope that I am able to show you that you can begin to feel differently and experience life in a meaningful way again.

Live Well, Work Well


Michelle Buckles is a registered Psychotherapist and owner of Oasis Therapy, a private practice in Jersey (Channel Islands) offering individual Psychotherapy sessions. Oasis Therapy offers you a safe haven, a private space by the sea to share your story and seek support for your mental health in a confidential manner.  

MHGI Membership Number: 187431 - HGI human givens institute is a register approved by the PSA (Professional Standards Authority)

Registered with the Jersey Care Commission  - Membership Number: 6986

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Qualified Psychotherapist - HGI (Human Givens Institute) MHGI, 2023, Membership No: 187431
  • Human Givens Diploma (HGI), 2022
  • MBA (Masters of Business Administration) University of Wales, 2010
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology (BPS conversion), Open University, 2004
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Nottingham, 2003
  • Bsc. (Hons) Psychology & Sociology, Leeds Metropolitan University, 2:1
  • Research Assistant, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Rampton High Secure Psychiatric Hospital 2006
  • Higher Assistant Clinical Psychologist, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Rampton High Secure Psychiatric Hospital 2003-2006
  • Assistant Psychologist, Primary Care, Mansfield 2002

Member organisations

Human Givens Institute (HGI)

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Accredited register membership

Human Givens Institute
Accredited Register Scheme

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Human Givens Institute

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£100.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

All sessions are 60 minutes long and are charged at a flat rate of £100 per hour. I am able to offer in person face to face session in St Martin, Jersey or online via a video conferencing platform e.g. Zoom.

St. Martin, Jersey, Channel Islands, JE3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

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.

Oasis Therapy is a private practice which is accessed from a driveway offering ample parking, privacy and wheelchair access to the property which has step free access.

Online platforms

Google Meet