Rachel Ilett

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Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1NJ
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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

Sometimes life can leave us finding it difficult to cope or just to make sense of things at a challenging time. This can lead to feeling overwhelmed by emotions such as anger, frustration, anxiety, loneliness, or sadness. Or perhaps you are having difficulty in your day-to-day relationships either at work, with friends, partner or child? Or you may be having difficulty dealing with mental health problems. Maybe you feel stuck or unable to control your negative feelings or there may be something from the past which is bothering you and you feel you would like to explore this further to make sense of where you are now.

So, if you’re currently finding life a challenge you may need some extra support through the use of talking therapy. Talking to someone whose trained to listen and respond in a certain way can help to bring clarity to any confusing or overwhelming emotions and if you’ve suffered a deep loss, having someone with you as you explore your grief can be very healing.

Taking the first step to asking for help can be hard but I am here to assist you with this. I believe that the most important part of counselling is finding the right counsellor that fits with you, so you feel safe, accepted, and secure enough to be able to explore how you really feel without fear of judgement.

As an integrative practitioner I am influenced by a variety of therapeutic approaches and this way of working enables me to blend different theories and techniques to create a tailor-made approach for you.

I have worked with clients through times of struggle and uncertainty including …. illness or loss of a loved one, relationship issues including handling conflict, improving communication, and managing relationship breakdown. I support individuals facing employment challenges or other life stresses as well anxiety, depression and issues relating to self-esteem and self-worth. 

So, if you would like to find out more about what I offer or have any questions please email me.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAB level 2 in Counselling skills certificate.
  • CPCAB Level 3 in Counselling studies certificate.
  • CPCAB Level 4 in Therapeutic Counselling diploma.
  • CPCAB certificate in online and telephone counselling

Other areas studied as part of Continuous professional development

  • Anxiety – an approach to treatment
  • Personality disorders
  • Working with anger
  • Working with shame
  • Eating disorders
  • PTSD
  • Attachment 
  • Working with suicidal clients

In addition, I have experience working with young people and adults in an educational setting. I have an enhanced DBS.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£55.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

£55 per 50 minute session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy ( BACP).

The Lodge House, Catteshall Mill, Catteshall Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1NJ

Type of session

In person
Rachel Ilett
Rachel Ilett