Oliver Kendall

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BA(hons), Grad dip, MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Counselling can be an opportunity to change your current situation and bring about positive transformation. Taking a leap of faith with this process can also lead to personal growth and reduce irrational thinking, stress and anxiety.

I offer a counselling space that provides much needed warmth, a non-judgemental, safe and confidential environment to look at these life issues. From my experience, I hold the view that you perhaps already have most of the resources you need.

I will work collaboratively with you to make sense of your world or to clarify issues you may be facing at your own pace. This will enable you to gain a deeper sense of your ‘self’ which could bring about positive change.

I have over 8 years counselling experience supporting people with – depression, anxiety, bereavement, stress, self-esteem, relationship issues, personality disorders, debt, work related issues, personal development, problems with drugs and alcohol, gambling and sex addictions.

I work in a non-directive way without judgement. The personal qualities I bring to my work are sensitivity, openness and warmth, as well as respect for others and their individual values and beliefs.

I am a qualified and experienced person-centred counsellor and I offer short- and long-term counselling to you. I am a member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and abide by their Ethical Framework for Good Practice.

I hold counselling sessions in Walton-on-Thames offering a safe and confidential environment. I can also provide support online or over the telephone.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Understanding & Working with Personality Disorder
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Certificate in Coaching Skills
  • Enhanced CRB checked

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I charge £60per 50 minutes Counselling session for individuals and a discounted fee for students, unwaged and/or low income earners.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I provide face to face counselling on Monday and Tuesday evenings. I offer online sessions Saturday mornings.

My practice is in Walton, a moment's walk from the station with free parking.

Further information

Telephone and On-line Counselling

I also offer therapy sessions by telephone, Zoom video conferencing and/or email. This can be a useful alternative if it is difficult for you to come in person. Some people are suited to this form of therapy and I conduct it in a practical and straightforward style. Clients who are unsure about telephone or video therapy have usually expressed surprise at how they were able to engage with therapy conducted through that means.

Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

Wheelchair user access
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Oliver Kendall
Oliver Kendall