Quentin St.Clair

Quentin St.Clair

Barton Hill Settlement
Ducie Road

Filwood Community Centre
Barnstaple Road
Knowle West

07595 895634 / 07595 895634

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About me

I provide support for all types of change using psychotherapy, counselling & coaching. I work regularly with many areas including mood problems such as depression, anger and anxiety, addiction (smoking, food, alcohol & drugs) & weight-control, offering, 1:1, couple & family therapy to all age groups, particularly young people & those in mid-life change.

I like to work with the positive aspects of people’s personalities and their strengths rather than focusing on what is wrong with them and believe in and practice Positive Psychotherapy and Psychology. I work using tools from various approaches, working in an integrative and relational manner. I believe that the relationship between therapist and client forms the foundations in which positive change can take place.

I am a UKAHPP Full Member: Accredited Psychotherapeutic Counsellor (Registered) as part of which I am a member of a register accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Alongside my private practice work I am still involved with Help! Counselling who provide low cost long term counselling to children and young adults (9-25yrs) in Bristol as a volunteer counsellor. I am also working with the Artists Against Bullying Unite campaign.

I am also an enthusiastic musician and use the creative process where ever possible in my therapeutic work. As a supplement to this I also work with a Bristol based charity called Mind Your Music on a volunteer and occasionally paid basis.

My training has covered Person Centred, Gestalt and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (I have a certificate in CBT Counselling) and in recent times have focused more on Transactional Analysis. I initially studied at University of West of England where I gained my Counselling Certificate before studying at The Berne Institute where along with my CBT study I gained a Post Graduate Clinical Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling.

Prior to all this I spent many years in the IT industry at all levels from programmer to Company Director and dealing with personal development as a line manager and training as a methodology expert, I decided in 2006 to diversify into Coaching, Counselling and Psychotherapy. Along the way I have also became a qualified British Rowing Indoor Rowing Coach.

Training, qualifications & experience

UKAHPP Full Member: Accredited Psychotherapeutic Counsellor (Registered)

Member of a register accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (via UKAHPP)

Post Graduate Clinical Diploma In Transactional Analysis Counselling, Middlesex University

4 years of Advanced Training in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy at The Berne Institute

Certified Process Communication Coach

Over 3,000 hours of individual and couple counselling

Over 750 hours of counselling children and young people under 18

25 years Project Management

15 year line management and board-level director.

Counselling Certificate, University of West of England

Certified British Rowing Indoor Rowing Coach

Past member of General Hypnotherapy Register

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Weight loss
Food addictions

Photos & videos

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On application and depending on service required.  Some low-cost places available and monthly payment schemes with discounts on all services.

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS5 0AX
Bristol, BS4 1JP

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes


I have reasonable availability most day times. particularly Tuesday and Thursday as well as limited availability on the same days.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme