Pascale Palazzo

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Dip. Couns; MBACP (Accred), Dip. Sup; w/distinction
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Brighton BN1 & Winchester SO22
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you struggling with body image and food or compensatory behaviours and in need of some support? I am an accredited integrative therapist and clinical supervisor specialising in eating disorders; specifically ~ bulimia, binge eating disorder, anorexia and OSFED. My aim is to support you in overcoming these stressful symptoms that negatively impact your health and well-being. I offer emotional exploration and practical guidance to help you improve your relationship with food and with yourself, improve your body image and self-esteem, and move past your symptoms toward your life aspirations. My fee is £65 per session and concessions are available.

I have a warm, gentle and authentic approach and offer a safe, collaborative and non-judgmental space where I aim to support your autonomy. As a side note, I made a full recovery from bulimia, which seemed impossible to me at the time.

In addition to my regular practice, from July 2024 I'll be offering EMDR at a reduced fee of £55 while I’m training and will be using my existing therapeutic skills alongside this. EMDR is an advanced psychotherapy, now included in the NICE guidelines and approved by the NHS and the WHO as an effective treatment for processing traumatic memories. These may present as negative emotions, beliefs, body sensations or mental images and can contribute to a variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, or relationship issues for example. As well as being an effective treatment for PTSD, EMDR can be useful if you have endured physical, sexual or emotional abuse, bullying or harassment, social humiliation, sudden loss or separation from a loved one, or witnessed a traumatic event.

As well as eating disorders, I have experience working with a wide range of issues, including depression, anxiety and other emotional difficulties, low self-confidence, problems in relationships, family issues, abuse, and feelings around intense loss such as bereavement or the ending of a close relationship.

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP Accreditation 

As well as being registered with the BACP, I am also BACP-accredited, demonstrating that my practice meets a high standard of knowledge, development and experience.

Professional training and qualifications

  • Diploma in Integrative Humanistic Counselling (Wealden Psychology Institute) Dip. Couns; MBACP (Accred)
  • Diploma in Clinical Supervision w/distinction (The Awareness Centre, London) 
  • Advanced Diploma in Eating Disorders (NCfED), MANTRA (KCL) CBT-E (Oxford)

I have particular experience in the following areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Body image
  • PTSD
  • Trauma
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress
  • Depression

I am a registered and accredited member of the BACP and adhere to their ethical framework.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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BACP
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

Fees

£65.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Axa Health
  • Cigna
  • Aviva

Additional information

My fee is £65 per session and concessions are available.

I offer a free online consultation lasting up to 20 minutes, so we can meet each other first and discuss what you're looking for support with, see if we are a good fit and if I may be able to help.

The process then begins with an assessment form for you to complete online before attending our first session.

I'm registered with the following health insurance companies: AXA Health, Aviva, WPA, Cigna Healthcare and Vitality Health. Aetna & Healix are also possibilities.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night
  • Mondays 9.15am-5pm
  • Tuesdays 9.15am-5pm
  • Wednesdays 9.15am-3.45pm
  • Thursdays 9.15am-3.45pm
  • Fridays 9.15am-3.45pm

Further information

I work online via Zoom and sessions are 50 minutes long, at the same time each week. 

Brighton, East Sussex, BN1

Winchester, Hampshire, SO22

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Organisations

Key details

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Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

Online

I am a qualified clinical supervisor offering supervision to therapists & counsellors working with eating disorders.

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Pascale Palazzo
Pascale Palazzo