Nicola Rowthorn

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MBACP (Accred). BA (Hons) Integrative Therapist & Supervisor
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Eastleigh SO53 & SO50
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About me

Life can be challenging and choosing a therapist can feel daunting. Are you feeling overwhelmed with information and confused about who to contact? Let me tell you about myself. 

I am an accredited Integrative/gestalt therapist, working on a one-to-one, confidential, basis with a variety of age groups (from 11years +); I work with individuals as well as couples and families. I offer face-to-face sessions, alongside online and telephone. Being appreciative of nature and mindfulness meditation, I offer walk and talk sessions with (or without) my therapy dogs, if desired; forest bathing is great for our mental health and is growing in popularity. Therapy does not have to be within four walls.

I have a background in caring professions, having worked with children and the elderly (neurodiverse and atypical). I decided to train as a counsellor after working in a secondary school as an ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant). I have twenty years experience working with children and young people and carry an enhanced DBS certificate.

You may have a clear idea about what you would like to gain from therapy but you may not... I can help you to set goals or explore what you would like to gain from your sessions. I offer short-term solution focused therapy, which can help with anxiety, low mood/low self-esteem or feelings of being 'stuck' or lacking motivation- as well as long-term trauma (PTSD)/depression/ bereavement/ family issues or addiction support. After a free, no obligation, twenty-minute consultation, we can talk through the best option for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Clinical Supervision

Self-harm and Suicide Prevention 

Accredited Certificate in Couples Counselling

BA (Hons) Humanistic Integrative Counselling with Middlesex University 

DipHe in Humanistic Gestalt Counselling with New Bucks University 

Mental Health First Aid with MHFA England

Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health certificate with Newbury College

Telephone and Online counselling certificate

ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills with Eastleigh College

Safeguarding Children/ Young People and Adults at Risk

I attend regular CPD workshops and keep up to date with training opportunities 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Impact of COVID-19 


£60.00 per session
Free initial in-person or telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

I offer a free twenty-minute, telephone or face-to-face consultation. This will help you to decide whether you feel we can work together.

£60 per session for individuals. Sessions last 50 minutes. Extended sessions are available on request and will be charged accordingly.

£90 per session for couples. These sessions are typically 60 minutes unless otherwise stated.

I offer a mobile service if you are unable to travel (prices vary according to distance).

Cancellations with less than 24-hours notice will be charged the full session price. 

When I work

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Further information

Alongside my private practice, I clinically supervise student counsellors on placement within secondary schools. I have extensive experience in working with 11-16 year olds and have supported the LGBTQ+ community as well as ADHD and autistic clients.

I am an accredited member of the BACP as well as a member of the Hampshire Association of Counselling Psychotherapy (HACP). This promotes CPD in the counselling professions and helps keep me up-to-date with any relevant changes. 

I am Head of Counselling at Peter Symonds AHED. 

Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hants, SO53

Eastleigh, Hants, SO50

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms



In person
Home visits

Clinical Supervisor, working face-to-face, online, phone and walk & talk. Experienced in supervising trainees and child/young persons' counsellors.

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