Peter Thompson

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Dip. Couns. MNCPS (Acc.)
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Bewdley, Worc's, DY12
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About me


I am an Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society (NCS) and work in strict adherence to the Ethical Framework stipulated by the NCS.

I am proud to be held on the Accredited Voluntary Register in accordance with NCS and the Professional Standards Authority.

The Accredited Voluntary Register (AVR) was set up by the Government to improve standards and safety for the benefit of the public.
Being accredited to this register demonstrates my commitment to high professional standards, enhancing safety and delivering a better service.

I work with Anger Management, Couples and Relationship Counselling, Alcohol, Bereavement, Loss, Addiction, Rejection, Sexual issues, Loss of confidence, Low self-esteem, Sleep, Anxiety and many other areas whilst fully appreciating that each one of these areas comes with a myriad of issues that will be different for each client and possible each session.

I manage my own private practice based in Bewdley Worcestershire, and I am also an experienced bereavement counsellor. I have also volunteered as Health & Wellbeing Ambassador to Royal Mail Kidderminster and I am pleased to be included on the list of approved counsellors for West Midlands Police.

As well as my Diploma in Therapeutic Practice I am a Reiki master but I will not refer to this side of my practice unless a client specifically expresses an interest in it.

I am recognised and affiliated with BUPA. Betterhelp. CiC Wellbeing. Health Hero. 24hrTherapy. 

First sessions are up to approximately  30 minutes and will be for the purpose of mutual assessment. This is at a fee of £25

So how do I work?

My overall style comes from the Humanistic, Person Centred approach, whereby I offer the client my total and unconditional respect without judgement or question from the very beginning of the relationship.

With this in place the client will learn to trust not only me the counsellor but the relationship that they are entering into. And from this trust comes a comfort in being able to talk and be listened to.

I offer a venue of calmness and safety governed at all times by a strict ethical adherence to confidentiality.

So whereas I am predominantly a Person-centred counsellor, I will draw from a number of models and techniques in order to provide clients with a suitable and worthwhile experience.

It is important to me that I help a client to have an understanding of the development process that they become involved in, as this enables them to be comfortable with their new and growing awareness not only of themselves but of all around them.

I choose not to work with clients younger than 25 years of age. Neither do I work with clients seeking Pre-trial therapy.

I thank you again for reading my profile and should you wish to contact me please either call me  (if I am busy please leave a message on my voice mail and I shall return your call as soon as possible), or email me at .

Many Thanks for your time.

Pete Thompson

Dip.Couns. MNCPS (Accred.)


Training, qualifications & experience

  • Accredited Member of the National Counselling Society.
  • Registered to the Accredited Voluntary Register via my membership of the National Counselling Society. Ensuring that I meet the necessary requirements of the Professional Standards Authority.
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Practice.
  • Member of Counsellors Together UK

As well as managing my private practice since 2012 I volunteered for a local Bereavement charity for five years from 2011-2016

I have also volunteered as a Royal Mail Ambassador for Health & Wellbeing based at Kidderminster Delivery office for nearly 2 years.

As of April 2020 I am included on the list of approved Counsellors for West Midlands Police.

I have taught Level 2 Counselling and was AQA standardised accordingly.

I also continue to develop via my own continued professional and personal development.

Reiki Master/Teacher 

I have attended workshops and events as follows:-

  • What is CPD
  • Working with Art in Therapy
  • Working with couples
  • Domestic Abuse and young children
  • Recognising & Tackling Discrimination
  • An evening with Irvin . Yalom (Live Banbury Theatre)
  • Jungian Seminars
  • Working with Dreams -"Being Dreamy" Workshop - Sue Lewis UKCP
  • Banbury Therapy Centre
  • Health & Well-being Ambassador (Royal Mail)
  • Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance Online course (Monash University)
  • CBT with older people Online course
  • Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT Online course
  • Understanding Drugs and Addiction Online course
  • National Counsellors Day Online Conference 2020

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

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£45.00 - £75.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

An initial session of approximately 30 minutes for the purposes of mutual assessment and administrative matters is necessary and is charged at £25.00.

Subsequent sessions are £45.00 for an hour long session for an individual and £75.00 for an hour and a quarter session for couples.

I also offer Trainee counsellor counselling at £40.00 per hour .

I offer concessionary rates as set out below and negotiable in certain circumstances.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

My normal hours for work is 9.30am - 8.00pm

These can vary and at times exceptions can be made. This can easily be discussed at our introduction session.

Further information

As of April 2020 I am included on the list of approved Counsellors for West Midlands Police.

From September 2019 to March 2021 I volunteered as Health & Wellbeing Ambassador at Royal Mail Kidderminster.

Bewdley, Worc's, DY12

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Access to my premises is through a doorway with a small step. You will have a choice of seating from upright chair to settee or large armchair

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams


In person

After 16 years of training & working in the field . I am happy to use my experience in the role of Supervisor. My fees is £55.

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Peter Thompson
Peter Thompson