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Rea Pearson, MBACP (Accred), Individuals & Couples Counselling, LGBTQI+

Exeter, Devon, EX2 6BU
07773 681337 07773 681337 Registered / Accredited

About me

Appointments still available during the Coronavirus Crisis via online and telephone counselling.

I am a BACP Accredited counsellor and relationship therapist with a private therapy practice in Exeter, Devon. I work with individuals and couples both in person at my custom built therapy room in Exeter and online through video messenger and phone.

  • Marriage Counselling & Relationship Therapy
  • College & University Students (Concessions available)
  • All Sexualities & Genders LGBTQIAP+
  • Counselling Students & Trainee Counsellors (Concessions available)
  • Couples issues
  • Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs)
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Affairs, betrayals, sexting
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Relationships involving BDSM, kink, D/s, and fetishes
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Sexual, verbal, & physical abuse
  • Alternative relationship styles such as polyamorous relationships
  • Sex workers (as a "sex-positive" therapist)
  • Supervision for Counsellors and Trainee Counsellors

Please email me for details about professional supervisionEmail: ReaCounselling@gmail.com

Training, qualifications & experience

  • 2020 Certificate in EMDR (pending)
  • 2019 Certificate in Supervision Exeter & East Devon Counselling
  • 2019 Certificate in Solution Focussed Brief Therapy
  • 2015 Certificate in Psychosexual Studies and the Sexual Relationship at the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships
  • 2015 Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (450 Hours) at the Iron Mill Institute
  • 2014 Certificate in Couples and Relationship Therapy at East Devon Counselling
  • 2014 Certificate in Working with LGBT and other Diversities at Living and Life Counselling
  • 2012 Certificate in Counselling (90 Hours) at the Iron Mill Institute

I spent a decade working for the NHS so have a huge amount of experience in a health care environment. This is why I offer a discount for all NHS staff.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I enjoy working with individuals as well as couples. I work with clients of all sexualities and genders, and with people who choose alternative lifestyle choices, such as polyamorous relationships and kink/BDSM. I am listed as a "kink aware" therapist. I frequently work with university students, and am happy to provide Skype/Zoom/WhatsApp sessions for students when they are away from Exeter. I offer lower cost counselling to trainee counsellors, and provide professional supervision for therapists and trainees.

Email: ReaCounselling@gmail.com

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  • Regular Session for Individuals or couples £50
  • Students & NHS workers £45
  • Trainee Counsellors £40
  • Professional supervision also available. Please email me for details.

All sessions last 55 minutes.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

For more information, please visit my website:

Email: ReaCounselling@gmail.com

Obelisk View Therapy Room
40 Shakespeare Road

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

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.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Flat access to therapy room.


Mon-Fri: 09:00-21:15
Sat: 09:00-12:30

All sessions last 55 minutes

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


I trained as a supervisor, partly to further my own understanding of the counselling process, and partly to give me the chance to work with other counsellors, as this is something that I am passionate about.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Rea Pearson, MBACP (Accred), Individuals & Couples Counselling, LGBTQI+

Rea Pearson, MBACP (Accred), Individuals & Couples Counselling, LGBTQI+