Pamela Potter

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MSc (Psych), CTA (P), MBACP
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Gosport, Hampshire, PO12
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Developing a deeper understanding of your own emotions, behaviour or thoughts is the key to making positive life changes and through a trusting relationship with the right therapist you can achieve that understanding.

I am a qualified, experienced certified transactional analyst CTA(P) and qualified psychotherapist (MSc Psych) and offer a warm, understanding, confidential and non-judgemental environment within which you can explore uncomfortable or painful aspects of your life to help you to develop that understanding and achieve those positive changes.

I think that finding the right therapist is like shopping for the right pair of shoes: you may have to try a few before you find the perfect fit. For this reason I do offer a free initial consultation so that you can get a feel for how I work and decide whether I am somebody you could work with.

I work hard to maintain the highest professional standards and attend regular monthly supervision. I am also a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

If you have any questions or would like to arrange an initial session you are more than welcome to contact me via phone or email.

Training, qualifications & experience

I run my own private psychotherapy practice from home.

My client work has covered a broad spectrum of issues including depression, loss, grief, anxiety, anger, shame and relationship issues.  I have significant experience with issues around narcissistic abuse and regularly work with narcissistic abuse survivors.

I am a qualified psychotherapist (MSc Psych) and certified transactional analyst CTA(P). I actively attend ongoing training to ensure that I continue to improve my counselling skills.

I have undertaken further training in Couples Counselling, Gestalt and CBT approaches to counselling.

I also teach Level 5 TA theory, on a part time basis to students who are working towards their qualification as a TA counsellor. 

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


£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information


I offer the initial session free so that you can work out if you feel comfortable with me.

All further sessions will be £50.00.


I offer the initial one hour session free in order for you to get a sense of how I work and to decide if you would like to work with me.

All further sessions will be 90 minutes long and will be £65.00. Unless the client requests weekly sessions I usually see couples bi-weekly.

Sessions begin no earlier than 9.00 a.m. and my last sessions in the evenings start no later than 7.30 p.m.

Weekend sessions may be available and can be agreed at the time of requesting.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

From Monday to Friday my appointments start from 9.30 a.m. and my last appointment of the day is 6.30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday sessions are by prior arrangement.

Gosport, Hampshire, PO12

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Pamela Potter
Pamela Potter