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Rebecca Buckley Art Psychotherapist and Counsellor HCPC MBACP MNCS (Accred)

About me

I am a qualified and Accredited Art Psychotherapist and Psychotherapeutic Counsellor. My therapeutic philosophy centres around the importance of the therapeutic relationship, providing individuals and groups with a secure base from which to grow and develop. My approach is psychodynamic and relationally orientated. Currently I work with clients experiencing mental health issues, supporting individuals to find their path into recovery.

I have experience in addiction, mental health and sexual violence. I work with groups in long term psychotherapy and psycho-education. I work privately in both long and short term work. This is something that we would explore together based on your goals and needs. I believe in the experiential ability creativity has in supporting people to explore unconscious material and in developing self awareness.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MA in Art Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Dip. PC)
  • BA in Fine Art (BA)
  • ASIST Training (suicide 2 day training) Assisting life
  • Working with Erotic Transference; Joy Schaverien PhD
  • Therapeutic Artistry Between Client and Therapist; Richard Hycner PhD
  • Foundation in Art Therapy
  • Foundation in Transactional Analysis
  • Introduction to CBT
  • Creativity in Therapy and Counselling
  • Mental Health First Aid England Standard Course
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work
  • NCFE Level 1, 2, 3 Counselling Skills and Theories
  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Diploma Health and Social Care
  • Level 2 Understanding Health and Safety in Social Care Settings

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.


Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.


National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

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

Anxiety and Panic

Sexual violence


Mental Health

Therapies offered

  • Art therapy/Art psychotherapy
  • Integrative
  • Jungian therapy
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

My fees are £50 for a 50 minute session.

I offer assessments before beginning work to make sure we make a good fit.  Choosing a therapist is a very personal choice and we are all different. It’s important you feel comfortable with your therapist so having an assessment will help you decided. I offer assessments for £60 for an hour and a half session. 


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

To be discussed on a individual basis.

Further information

HCPC Registrant

Accredited Registrant National Counselling Society-MNCS (Accred)

Member British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Regular Adult and Children Safeguarding

Regular Advanced DBS checks


Type of session

In person

Types of client


Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

Rebecca Buckley Art Psychotherapist and Counsellor HCPC MBACP MNCS (Accred)

Rebecca Buckley Art Psychotherapist and Counsellor HCPC MBACP MNCS (Accred)