Nicky Wiper BA(Hons) Reg.BACP, Member AST

Nicky Wiper BA(Hons) Reg.BACP, Member AST


01206 852782 / 07923 467316

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01206 852782 / 07923 467316

About me


I am an experienced Creative and Sand Play Therapist and Counsellor that understands that we can experience many difficult challenges throughout our life's journey and that ,at times, we may need some support  to work through these.

To support you, i offer a flexible, emphatic,understanding,non judgemental approach that can include a variety of strategies, suited to your individual needs, in a safe,secure and confidential space.

My normal fees are :

£40 -50 per session.

However,I feel that cost should not be a barrier to getting support, so please contact me to discuss fees.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have worked for many years in the Education sector, including Primary, Secondary and SEMH Schools, providing Creative and Sand Play Therapy for children and adolescents with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

I am especially experienced in working with children/adolescents/adults diagnosed with ADHD, ASD, ODD, Self harming, OCD, Depression and other Mental Health issues.

I am also experienced in offering support for families affected by all types of abuse.

I am able to offer clinical supervision to counsellors and creative/play therapists as well as providing sand play process sessions for trainee sand play therapists.


  • BA(Hons) Health and Social care (1st)
  • Post-graduate Certificate in Education
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Evidence based Play Therapy
  • Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling
  • Certificate in Clinical Supervision(British Psychological Society BPS)
  • Registered Sand Play Therapist
  • Accredited Play Therapist.

Registered Member British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Member Association of Sand Play Therapy (MAST).

I hold an enhanced DBS and abide by the Code of Conduct and Ethical Framework of BACP.

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Accredited register membership



Counselling sessions

£40 -50 per session, however, I feel that finances should not be a barrier to accessing sessions so fees can be negotiable.

Sand play Sessions

£40 to £50 per 50 minute session.

Clinical supervision

£50 per hour session.

Trainee counsellors and trainee sand play therapists/play therapists

£40-£50 per 50 minute session.

However fees are negotiable, and can be discussed.


24 hours notice or normal charges apply.

Maps & Directions

Colchester, CO4

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Basic German


Evenings after 5pm. Friday 10am - 4pm. Saturday availability by discussion

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I am a Certified Clinical Supervisor (BPS) and can offer supervision to Counsellors, Creative Therapists and  Play Therapists.

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