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Nerys John (Dip. FETC Accred. Mem. NCS)

Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3SR
07507 968369 07507 968369 Registered / Accredited
Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 3SR

About me

I am a National Counselling Society accredited Counsellor and work with clients living with anxiety, stress, depression, low confidence and self-esteem, relationship issues, bereavement and other life crises.

I practice Emotional Therapeutic Counselling, EMDR, and as a qualified yoga teacher, am also able to draw on my experience to use meditation.

Emotional Therapeutic Counselling is a gentle, integrative, person-centred talking therapy. It is suitable for all ages, and offers support in a safe environment for all forms of emotional dis-ease.

It is a talking therapy, which is client led and interactive, using creative techniques designed to bypass the logical mind and work at an emotional level. I help clients to uncover, explore and express feelings in a safe confidential and supportive environment, whilst at the same time working together to find strategies to manage current difficulties and improve self-esteem and self-worth.

The aim of ETC is to use the clients' own natural inner healing ability and, thereby, bring a greater self-knowledge and personal strength, from which they can cope with and enrich their lives more effectively. As a therapist I always endeavour to empower you, the client.

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing. EMDR is a method that accelerates the processing of traumatic, frozen memories and resolves fixed behavioural patterns. Clients often report spontaneous insights into themselves which are linked to traumatic memories, which empower them to comprehend new feelings, thoughts and actions.

EMDR is a resource-oriented method that influences neural pathways, re-evaluating cognitions and emotions are thereby igniting the self-healing process. It uses bi-lateral stimulation (eg both brain hemispheres are activated) primarily through eye movements or with tactile or acoustic stimulation.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Emotional Therapeutic Counselling

Member of the Foundation for Emotional Therapeutic Counselling, Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society.

My life experience has taught me the real importance of emotional health. I chose to train as an Emotional Therapeutic Counsellor, believing that its approach is holistic and integrative.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

- Couples Issues

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies


My fee is £50 per hour.

I offer an initial half hour consultation, which is free of charge. This gives you the opportunity to meet with me and decide whether the therapy I offer is right for you. Thereafter, my fee is £50 per hour. Concessions can be given.

The foundation also has a subsidised therapy fund for those clients who are in need.

Further information

For more information about the Foundation for Emotional Therapeutic Counselling, visit our website www.emotionaltherapeuticcounselling.org.uk

Wyastone Leys
NP25 3SR

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


Monday - Friday 9.30 - 5.00

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Nerys John (Dip. FETC Accred. Mem. NCS)

Nerys John (Dip. FETC Accred. Mem. NCS)