Penny Smith

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Birmingham B4 & Coventry CV7
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

So a little about me. I`m Penny, I am a warm, friendly, down to earth, and deeply caring Psychotherapist and Counsellor. I work long or short term with adults confidentially, face to face, online and also provide telephone  counselling.

I currently work face-to-face as a volunteer counsellor at one of the longest standing registered charities in Birmingham, Carr's Lane Counselling Centre. I offer private counselling/psychotherapy from my workplace at Carr`s Lane.( 2 min walk from Moor Street Station, 6 min walk from New Street Station. 

I am experienced with a vast array of complex client issues. Through therapy many of my clients see wonderful life changing results. It’s humbling and a privilege to be able to experience a client walk in feeling desperately hopeless but leave therapy feeling more able to look forward to life again. I work professionally and care immensely about the well-being of every client and I will endeavor to use all of my ability and experience to help you find calm and peace in your life again.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • NCFE Cache Level 2 Award in Helping Skills
  • NCFE Cache Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills And Theory
  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy

I work as a volunteer at Carr`s Lane Counselling Centre.

I have experience working with a range of diverse clients both short and mostly long-term term with issues such as anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, race, abuse, neuro-diversity, gender issues, miscarriage and abortion.

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.


£40.00 per session

Counselling Centre Church & Conference Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7SX

Balsall Common, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV7

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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