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About me

I am offering online sessions via Skype.

Hello and welcome to my profile.

My name is Julia Wright, I am a fully qualified Counsellor and have been working for the last 25 years within the field of mental wellbeing. I hold Registered member status of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I have an accredited Bsc Hons degree in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from the Sherwood Institute (SPTI) in Nottingham.

I began as a project worker for a homeless project, and thereafter qualified as a Social worker with an interest in adult mental health, working within this field for several years. I later became employed by the Police service as a Welfare and Counselling Advisor, during which time I received extensive in-house training, therefore I have a lot of experience in:

  • stress and anxiety management
  • depression
  • relationship issues
  • trauma
  • bereavement support.

I worked with individuals exposed to traumatic events (including Tsunami aid workers), and led debriefs following critical incidents. I have also delivered training courses in subjects such as stress and anxiety management, and adult protection.

Humanistic and Integrative Counselling

I offer a client centred approach based on respect, empathy and honesty. My role is to support you in exploring the reasons you are seeking therapy, within a non-judgemental environment. By creating a safe, open and genuine relationship with you, we can together find ways to deal with the difficulties you are experiencing. This can lead to you becoming more confident, empowered and self-fulfilled when dealing with life's challenges.

The therapy room I have chosen also embodies the importance of creating a warm, tranquil and relaxed space in which to feel safe in exploring the issues that have brought you to therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold an Honours Degree in Humanistic and Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy, following three years of training at the highly-respected Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute (SPTI: http://www.spti.net/) in Nottingham.

This is a course that is fully accredited by the British Association of Counselling and BACP_32869_1.jpgPsychotherapy (BACP: http://www.bacp.co.uk/).

I am also a registered member of the BACP, and am guided by, and adhere to, their ethical framework.

I have previously qualified as a social worker, underwent trauma management and stress management training during my role with the Police, and hold a degree in business (from an earlier stage of my life!).

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

I offer lunchtime appointments to those clients who need to schedule a counselling appointment into their working day.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

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Additional information

Each 60 minute session is charged at £50 for individuals.

Couples' therapy is charged at £70 for a 60 min session.

Student concessions available - please see website for more information.


Weekdays from 9.30 until 2.30. I offer flexible lunchtime appointments to help those trying to fit therapy around their working day.

Further information

Location of therapy

I am within the DE1 postcode locality.

Skype and telephone counselling can be considered.


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults


The Modern Therapist:  Julia Wright (BSc Hons & MBACP)

The Modern Therapist: Julia Wright (BSc Hons & MBACP)