Rachel Wright

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Southampton, Hampshire, SO51
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you experiencing feelings of anxiety, low self-esteem, self-doubt or depression? Do you need some support and strategies to help deal with these overwhelming feelings or maybe just someone to talk to? 

I have over 20 years experience working within a listening profession. I am a qualified counsellor and I am also a tutor on the counselling foundation degree program with Middlesex university helping new therapists to learn and develop their skills. I have previously worked as a nurse for many years, giving me a wealth of experience in trauma and bereavement. 

I am a member of the LGBTQ+ community which gives me insight into issues around sexuality, gender and identity. My work and life experience enable me to offer a unique, non-judgemental, open minded environment for you to share feelings and explore ideas. 

I work face to face and online and am happy to have an initial phone conversation with you to see if you feel I may be able to help. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Foundation degree in humanistic counselling based on Transactional analysis and I am a registered member of the BACP

I have many years experience working as a counsellor both in the NHS and my private practice. I also work teach counselling On the foundation degree programme.

Level 5 Transactional Analysis Counselling– Middlesex University

Level 4 Transactional Analysis Counselling/Certificate to practise – Middlesex University

Level 3 Counselling – Middlesex University

As well as being a counsellor, I am a registered Nurse and have worked in the NHS for over 20 years. Diploma in Nursing Studies – King Alfred’s College Winchester – Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and I have over 25 years experience in nursing

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Depression
  • Suicide prevention and awareness
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Overwhelming anxiety
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Low self esteem
  • Feeling stuck

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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Each session is 50 minutes long and will cost £50
This payment can be made via bank transfer and can be paid in blocks or for each individual session.

Consideration may be given to fees for concessions or specific circumstances

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am able to be flexible so please contact me if you would like to discuss availability. 

Further information

I am guided by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) code of ethics. https://www.bacp.co.uk

Southampton, Hampshire, SO51

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
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Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Please let me know if you have accessibility needs and I will arrange to accommodate you.

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Rachel Wright
Rachel Wright