Morgan James

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Durham, DH7 9RH
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About me

My name is Morgan and I am a qualified and experienced psychotherapeutic counsellor based in Durham. I welcome clients of all genders, ages and backgrounds with an extensive range of concerns. I will help you to explore your difficulties safely and confidentially, listening with empathy and without judgement. I work in a compassion-focused and trauma-informed way according to your unique needs.

I am based in a studio/therapy room in the stunning Ushaw Historic House close to Durham City and we might choose to work creatively or outside in the beautiful grounds. Appointments may be possible in your home or alternative locations depending on circumstances and my availability. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified psychotherapeutic counsellor, with professional and academic qualifications in psychotherapy and counselling. I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and I follow their professional code of ethics. I have specialist training and experience in many areas including sexual and domestic violence, trauma and chronic stress, mental ill-health, LGBTQIA+, neurodiversity, students and young people, eating difficulties, attachment, loss, hoarding, relationship difficulties and discrimination. I have safeguarding training and an enhanced DBS certificate. I am currently undertaking an MA in creative and wild psychotherapy.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

Areas of counselling I deal with


£55.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

I offer a free, initial, online appointment so that we can discuss your needs and how we might work together. 

Sessions normally last an hour and are usually weekly. Longer sessions are available and also immersive block bookings and alternative locations. This is negotiable depending on clients' unique needs and my availability.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Other days and times may be available on request depending on requirements.

Ushaw College, Woodland Road, Durham, DH7 9RH

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Unfortunately my studio/therapy room is on the 3rd floor and I am sorry that this will be a barrier to some people. An alternative location or home visit may be possible depending on the circumstances, please contact me to discuss.

Morgan James
Morgan James