Michelle Rumsey MBACP (Accred) UKRCP

Michelle Rumsey MBACP (Accred) UKRCP



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About me

I provide supervision and counselling. Please visit my website for more information about me and what I can offer www.counsellingwithcare.com

Where to start

Whether  you have had previous counselling experience or none at all and are undecided if counselling is for you, come along for an assessment. The assesment gives you an opportunity to decide if counselling is the right approach, you don’t have to decide there and then, take the time to process the assesment, and decide if counselling with me​ is the way forward.

During our counselling sessions I will support you to work towards the outcomes you seek by providing a safe and non judgemental space. A relationship where you can be reflective, feel cared for and listened to.

Counselling can be challenging, emotional and exhausting. I aim to support you every step of this journey.

Research indicates that it is the relationship between the therapist and the client/patient which is the defining factor in the treatment. Choosing the right therapist for you is an important part to the start of your counselling journey

I work with many areas, anxiety, relationship issues, depression, generalised anxiety disorder, bipolar/manic depression, postnatal depression and many more

About me

As a counsellor for over 15 years, I have extensive experience couples counselling, individuals, families and children. I have counselled for Relate, GP Surgeries, primary and secondary schools, in private practice and family homes.

I am currently based in a secondary school, primary school and a pupil referral unit, the latter is for students struggling to manage in main stream school. My work in schools is focused mainly wtih the students, though at times it is necessary to work with the parents/carers and families of the students as well. I have my own private practice, where I see individuals, couples, children, teenagers and families.

During the counselling sessions I hope you will gain the tools to deal with lifes challenges and feel more satisfied and fulfilled in yourself and with your relationships.


"As a student studying for a diploma in counselling I am required to be in counselling myself and I have been seeing Michelle for well over a year now. I have found the whole experience of getting to know myself better an interesting and fulfilling process; I have felt completely safe and comfortable with Michelle in her cosy room in the garden and have great respect for her warmth and wisdom. I always feel that our sessions are accepting, unthreatening and yet challenging and that we are working together on equal ground. I have got a huge amount from working with Michelle and I can't recommend her highly enough."


"I would like to thank you so much for all your help and support over the last few months, through our (more Charlie) difficult and emotional time. Thank you again you have been fantastic"


Please visit my website www.counsellingwithcare.com for more information on my counselling approach and about counselling. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Training, qualifications & experience

My Qualifications

  • Qualified Supervisor
  • Diploma in Integrative counselling awarded with credit, Kent and Medway NHS and social care partnership trust
  • BACP (British Association Counselling Psychotherapist) accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist
  • Graduate Certificate in Couple Counselling University East London
  • UKRCP Registered Independent Counsellor/Psychotherapist

I am an accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and with United Kingdom Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapist (UKRCP). I am committed to undertaking regular supervision and practising within the BACP ethical framework.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am a qualified supervisor, currently providing supervision for counsellors and support staff/teachers in schools. Please visit my website for more information www.counsellingwithcare.com

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  • Location
  • Counselling Room


Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
£40.00 individual
£50.00 Couples
£50.00 Family
£40.00 Supervision

Monday to Friday 5pm to 10pm and Saturdays 9am till 12

£50.00 Individual
£60.00 Couple and Family Counselling

Home Visits

Price will vary depending on location, price will include time travelled.

students or individuals on low incomes.

Please call or email me if you would like to discuss an appointment or if you have any questions.

or visit my website www.counsellingwithcare.com

Further information

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Maps & Directions

Tonbridge, TN12

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes


Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm, Saturdays 9am to 12pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

My experience in supervision I have a diploma in supervision and currently provide supervision to counsellors working privately and teachers/support staff in schools.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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