Rachel Manners FdA MBACP Integrative Humanistic Counselling and Psychotherapy

Rachel Manners FdA MBACP Integrative Humanistic Counselling and Psychotherapy


07787 560 644

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About me

Firstly welcome!

Are you suffering with anxiety? low self-esteem? feeling exhausted, frustrated and confused in your current relationship? Are you looking for more trust and respect from your partner?

Counselling can help and support you and your partner in understanding more about yourselves and your relationship.

The counselling process can highlight the roles you take on within your relationship and provide you with a therapeutic space to make positive changes.

As your counsellor I can reassure you that I will offer you a non-judgmental and accepting therapeutic relationship, where we can explore your thoughts and feelings. I will be professional, reliable, resilient and committed to supporting you.


My practice is located in Chertsey South not far from St.Peters Hospital (Junction 11 on the M25). I am local to Ottershaw, Virginia Water, Staines, Egham, Shepperton, Chobham, Woking, New Haw, Addlestone, Weybridge and surrounding areas. I practice from a confidential and safe therapy room from my home address which is in a quiet residential road. There is ample parking available. I offer long or short term counselling.

How I work

As an Integrative Humanistic Counsellor, I integrate different approaches. This means that I combine approaches such as Person-Centred, Gestalt, TA and Existential.

Counselling and psychotherapy is an individual process and I always tailor my approach to my clients individual needs. My way of working with you is to focus on how you are feeling in the 'here and now', this allows opportunity to understand the past and the present which can then help you to move forward, feeling lighter and free from being weighed down by old baggage. Counselling allows you to become more self-aware which can have a profound effect on all aspects of your life.

I am experienced in supporting individuals of all backgrounds, sexual orientation, race and ethnicities.

I have particular experience working with Relationship issues, Bereavement, low self-esteem and low confidence.

Training, qualifications & experience

About Me

I have been training and working as a Counsellor since 2006.  I have a foundation Degree in Integrative Humanistic Counselling with Greenwich University. I am a member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) which validates me as a competent and ethical practitioner where I am bound by their ethical framework.

My counselling background comes from working with the NHS within a GP setting, CRUSE Bereavement Care and the Samaritans. I currently see clients at my private practice in Chertsey.

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Anxiety
  • Cultural Issues
  • Domestic Violence
  • Guilt
  • Isolation
  • Loneliness
  • Loss of any kind (Hope, Friendship, Relationship, Freedom)
  • Resentment
  • Shame


Appointments are available Monday to Friday daytimes and some evenings. One-to-one appointments are 50 minutes long and are charged at £50.00. Couples counselling is for 60 minutes and is charged at £60.00.

Cash or Cheque are accepted and paid at the end of the session.

I offer a limited number of reduced cost sessions, please ask and we can discuss the availability.

Feel free to contact me should you have any more questions or in order to make an initial appointment. You can call me on my practice number 07787 560 644 or alternatively email me .  If I am unable to take your call please leave me a confidential message and I will contact you as soon as I can.

Further information

In acknowledgement of the therapeutic relationship, it is requested that you give 24 hours notice if you need to cancel your appointment unless there is an emergency. Non emergency missed appointments will be charged at the full rate.

Maps & Directions

Chertsey, KT16

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday to Friday day and evening appointments available.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults