Philippa Boulter

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Adolescent and Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist
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Worcester, Worcestershire, WR3 7LU
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About me

I am a well-qualified Psychotherapist, working with adolescents and adults. I have 28 years’ experience of working therapeutically with children, young people and families, 19 of these in the National Health Service's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).I have worked work with adult clients for 10 years within my private practice, initially I worked from a psychoanalytic perspective, qualifying as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in 2020.

I have a small private practice which I operate from a comfortable therapeutic space in the Claines / Barbourne area of Worcester. There is plenty of parking.

I work with a wide range of social and emotional difficulties which include low mood and depression, anxiety, trauma, self-harm, stress, bipolar disorder, bereavement, relationship problems and low confidence. I also work with difficulties with behaviour including sleep problems, self harming, aggressive and difficult behaviour and eating difficulties.

I offer short term psychotherapy as well as longer more intensive treatment. I work from a psychoanalytic perspective. I will think with you about what might be the most helpful approach when I meet with you.

I have significant experience of working with children, young people and adults who have had a history of early neglect and abuse.

I am able to work with adolescents and adults who are on the autistic spectrum, have ADHD and who have specific or global learning disabilities.

I trained as an adult psychoanalytic psychotherapist at Severnside Institute of Psychotherapy. I am a member of West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy and the British Psychoanalytic Council.

I trained as a child and adolescent psychotherapist at the Birmingham Trust of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. It is a 6 year intensive training and on completion enables membership of the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP).

I am happy and experienced in providing supervision and consultation to professionals.

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Training, qualifications & experience

Bachelor of Science.

Masters in Social Science and Social Work.

Professional:        Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist (ACP registered)

                             Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist (BPC registered)

I trained in Birmingham  at the Birmingham Trust of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. The training is 6 years and includes 4 full time years in a clinical setting. The training is rigorous and intensive and produces highly specialised clinicians with extensive knowledge of children and young people's and young adults's emotional growth. A qualified therapist is able to register with the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP). I am presently undertaking the Modified Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training at the Severnside Institute of Psychotherapy.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP)

The ACP is the registering body for NHS trained Child and Adolescent Psychotherapists. ACP members undergo a minimum 6 year training; two years at Masters level then 4 years full-time clinical in the NHS qualifying in a Doctorate Level course. Full members are able to work with neonates, mothers & babies, parents & toddlers, primary school age children & adolescents. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Psychoanalytic Council
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Psychoanalytic Council

Areas of counselling I deal with


£60.00 - £70.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health

Additional information

From £60

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I offer appointments on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday afternoon and evening and  Thursdays all day. 

1 Ogilvy Square,, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR3 7LU

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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In person

I provide supervision and consultation from a psychoanalytic perspective for those working with adults, children, young people and parents.

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Philippa Boulter
Philippa Boulter