Oliver Trestain

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Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 7QH
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi. My name is Oliver and I work as a counsellor for adults, children and teenagers. My counselling room is in Byfleet but I can also do online sessions.

Maybe you are experiencing intense anxiety or your emotions feel too much to handle. Perhaps you are struggling with depression, feel lost or stuck, or your relationships are causing you a lot of suffering. Life might just seem totally overwhelming.

I offer a safe and confidential space for adults and young people to explore their issues. Sometimes we just need someone to listen to us and to help us develop new perspectives on life’s many challenges. Therapy can also help us to look at ourselves in new ways and to investigate how our ways of dealing with life, and other people in our lives, might be holding us back or causing us pain.

We all know that being a human being can be very painful but we don’t have to go through it alone.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a BACP registered counsellor with a Diploma in Person-centred and Existential Counselling. As well as working privately with adults, teenagers and younger children, I also work in a local primary school. I have extensive experience working with the charity The Counselling Partnership in Walton and also The Matthew Hackney Foundation which sends counsellors into local primary and secondary schools. 

I work with a variety of issues such as anxiety, stress, depression, anger, identity, social problems, life changes and problems with relationships. I also work with adults or young people with ADHD or autism.

Before becoming a counsellor I worked as a teacher for 15 years.

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

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

21 High Road, Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 7QH

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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