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Nicola Charrett BA (hons) MBACP registered counsellor and psychotherapist

Leatherhead KT22 & Epsom KT18
07411512482 07411512482

About me

Welcome and thank you for visiting my profile. If you are experiencing a difficult or challenging time in your personal or work life it can help to talk to a professional counsellor. I am a professionally qualified (BA HONS), experienced counsellor and psychotherapist in Leatherhead and I provide confidential counselling, psychotherapy, CBT and relationship counselling to adults and couples.

With over 13 years of experience working with clients, I understand how daunting it can be finding the right counsellor, so to aid you in your search I offer an initial 30 minute informal consultation free of charge and without obligation. This will give us the opportunity to meet and discuss your requirements and for you to ensure that you are comfortable for us to work together.

As a counsellor I can provide you with the time and space to explore difficult feelings in an environment that is confidential and free from judgement. I may comment on what you say offering a professional perspective, but this is done with respect for your own viewpoint and with the aim of helping you deal with specific problems. It is my role to support you and help you discover new ways to overcome your difficulties.

I have extensive experience working with clients with multiple issues including generalised anxiety, relationship issues, stress, depression, bereavement, low confidence and self esteem and addiction (see more extensive list below) and work as an integrative counsellor and therapist which means that I am able to tailor my approach to suit your needs.

My practice is located in Leatherhead, within easy reach of Epsom, Cobham and Esher and there is parking available nearby.

If you would like to discuss your requirements or find out more about counselling you are very welcome to call me in confidence on 07411512482 and leave me a message or alternatively you can email me at nikkicharrett@live.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

My qualifications include :-

Registered member of BACP
1st class BA (hons) degree Counselling
Diploma (HE) Counselling
Diploma Gestalt counselling and Psychotherapy
Advanced post graduate certificate in couple counselling
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Certificate in Bereavement Counselling
Certificate in executive coaching
Fully Insured
CRB checked

I am trained, qualified and experienced in helping clients with varied and multiple issues, and provide both long term psychotherapy and short term counselling and CBT to adults and couples. Much of my experience has been gained whilst working in the National health service as a counsellor in and around the Southampton area and as a bereavement counsellor in the voluntary sector.

I also have extensive experience providing counselling to employees in the work place and work as a clinical case manager for a large organisation providing counselling support and critical incident debriefing.

In addition to general counselling and psychotherapy, I am trained and qualified to work with clients with eating disorders, addictions, bereavement and those experiencing trauma such as victims of rape and sexual abuse. I also have extensive experience working with clients suffering from depression, stress and anxiety including work related stress. I have undertaken advanced training as a couple/relationship counsellor and offer counselling to couples and small family groups.

I have a Full disclosure CRB check and I am also fully insured.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Couples counselling, relationship issues, generalized anxiety, work related stress, post natal depression, bereavment, anger management, family issues.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy


Individuals - £55 for each 1 hour session (this includes time to discuss and arrange further appointments)

I offer a 30 minute consultation either face to face or over the telephone free of charge if desired.

Couples - £85 for each 1 and a quarter hour session (this includes time to discuss and arrange further appointments)

I have daytime and evening appointments available Monday to Thursday.

Further information

My practice is located in the centre of Leatherhead. There is parking available nearby and good public transport links.


2 Ashley Avenue

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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

My practice is accessed via steps and it is on the first floor with no lift but I am happy to offer sessions via telephone, video or online.


Daytime and evening appointments available Monday to Thursday.

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Nicola Charrett BA (hons) MBACP registered counsellor and psychotherapist

Nicola Charrett BA (hons) MBACP registered counsellor and psychotherapist