About me

I am a fully qualified and insured counsellor offering both short and longer term work, depending on what the individual's desired outcome from our work together requires. I view each person as an individual, and it is important that we work collaboratively to create the conditions for positive change in your life.

Initial contact and meeting

We will either speak on the telephone, or you will email me for initial contact.

During our first session we will talk about what you want to get out of counselling. If you are happy to continue we will arrange to meet on the same day and at the same time for each weekly session.

Depending on how you are feeling, this can change to fortnightly sessions after the first month.

I understand that if you are coming to counselling for the first time, it can feel scary, particularly if you are not used to expressing your feelings.

Our time together is confidential and I adhere to the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) Ethical Framework.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons) Integrative Counselling
  • Diploma in counselling
  • Diploma (Arts Ed)

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

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Additional information

After your initial telephone consultation, my fees are £40 per 50 minute session.

Concessions are available for unemployed, low income, and students, depending on individual circumstances.

Further information

Please feel free to call or email me and I will always respond as soon as possible.

My normal working hours are 10.am - 6.00pm weekdays.

Evening and weekend sessions can be made by mutual agreement.

41 West Road
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 3EN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Neil Runswick

Neil Runswick