Nicola Bell

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PANGBOURNE, Berkshire, RG8
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About me

I have been running a private practice from home for the last 8 years.

My experience has included supporting individuals and couples with:

  • depression and low mood
  • anxiety
  • unhelpful/unhealthy patterns of behaviour
  • the challenges of maintaining a healthy partnership/marriage
  • relationship breakdown/estrangement
  • Parenting
  • loss/death
  • life changing experiences
  • redundancy
  • family difficulties
  • unhelpful relationships with food/drugs/alcohol

Training, qualifications & experience

Post graduate Diploma Integrative Psychotherapy & Counselling with The Bridge Pastoral Foundation

Registered Member BACP

Counselling on line: a Coronavirus Primer (training)

Running a private practice from home in Pangbourne, Berkshire, working with couples, young adults and adults.

Previous experience: East Berkshire Mental Health: group work with border-line personality disorder clients

Counsellor with Riverside Counselling in Henley-on-Thames: working as a volunteer psychotherapist with adults and young people

Secondary School Counsellor in South Oxfordshire working with children aged 13-15

No 5 Youth Counselling in Reading - working with young people aged 11-19

Member organisations

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).

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


£60.00 - £85.00

Additional information

Session fee individual £60

Session fee couples £85

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday - Thursday  8.30am - 8.00pm

Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm

PANGBOURNE, Berkshire, RG8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Nicola Bell
Nicola Bell