Philippa Guereca, Registered MBACP, MSc Counselling, MEd, BA.

Philippa Guereca,   Registered MBACP, MSc Counselling, MEd, BA.

British Natural Health Service
407 Gloucester Road


07940 406770

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About me

Depression, anxiety and isolation can prevent us from living life as fully or as happily as we wish. I am based in the Bishopston/Horfield area and I offer counselling to people who need some help to work through their difficulties within a sensitive and confidential relationship.

I am a qualified counsellor with an MSc in Counselling which incorporates the Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling. I am a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and I work in accordance with the BACP code of ethics. My background is in Psychology, Counselling and Special Education.

Upon completing my degree in Psychology I spent three years living and working as a therapist in a residential therapeutic community for young people with emotional difficulties. This experience underpins my subsequent 25 year commitment to working with adults and young people with differing needs and from diverse backgrounds. I have been a counsellor in a community based counselling service, a registered charity and in private practice

I offer short or longer term counselling, with daytime and evening appointments.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc in Counselling (University of Bristol) - incorporating a counselling diploma
  • MEd in Psychology and Special Education (Dist.)
  • BA Hons Psychology
  • Registered member of the BACP
  • Accredited Mediator

In addition to my private practice I currently work with students in Further and Higher Education.


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£45 per 55 minute session.

An introductory 40 minute session is offered at £20. During this session we can meet and talk through hopes and expectations. If we decide to continue working together I normally ask for an initial six session commitment.

Further information

The BNHS is on Gloucester Road, there is a regular bus service and parking is available in surrounding streets.

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS7 8TS
Bristol, BS7

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Daytime and some evening sessions. Availability on Fridays.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults