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Rebecca Day MBACP

Kendal, Cumbria, LA9
07709 107575 07709 107575
Kendal, Cumbria, LA9

About me

In these difficult times, talking and staying connected have never been more important. Taking the first step towards therapy, or returning to therapy, can be difficult, yet working through your experiences can help to process life more meaningfully.

I offer online and in-person counselling support. Currently, all in-person counselling is on hold during this time but will resume as soon as we are able. I am experienced at working with clients online and will guide you through the process if it feels daunting.

Counselling is an opportunity for you to find support at a difficult time in your life and to explore it at your own pace. I am a qualified person-centred therapist, meaning that I work in an open and collaborative way, with you at the heart of the therapy. Acceptance and compassion are at the core of my practice.

After several years of working in documentary production, I have a particular interest in working with clients that come from creative backgrounds, exploring the areas where work and personal life collide. I also work frequently with issues such as grief, trauma, long-term illness, work related stress, complex relationships, low self-confidence, stress and anxiety.

Your individual experience is unique so it’s important to work to your own needs. I offer short-term and long-term counselling and remain flexible to changing situations.

I believe strongly in the strength of the therapeutic relationship in bringing about positive growth and change, but it must be the right relationship for you. I offer an initial 40-minute session so that we can meet, explore how the therapy will work for you and decide if we would like to work together.

I offer daytime appointments Monday - Friday and some early evening appointments through the week.

I work from home in a quiet office separate from my house. I see my online clients via zoom.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a postgraduate diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy. During my training, I volunteered at, and was employed on a freelance basis by MIND, in Kendal.

I’m a registered member of the BACP and am committed to working in accordance with their ethical framework for good practice.

Alongside my private practice, I also deliver therapy services to the filmmaking community, through my company Film In Mind. This came about after many years working in documentary production before I trained as a therapist.

In my previous work in documentary, I focused for a number of years on films that dealt with the themes of terminal illness, palliative care and grief. I worked closely with the community during that time on developing educational resources, awareness raising and creating positive dialogue.

Registered Member MBACP
PgDiploma Counselling and Psychotherapy (Level 7)
Certificate in Emotion Focused Therapy

Member organisations


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.

Therapies offered

  • Person-centred therapy


Initial meeting – £20 for a 40 minute session
Subsequent sessions are £40 for 55 minutes

Reduced rates available - please enquire

I accept payment by Cash, PayPal and BACS transfer


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


I am available on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9am to 2pm and some early evenings between 5 - 7pm.

Types of client

Older adults
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Rebecca Day MBACP

Rebecca Day MBACP