Beccie Holton

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Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5GF
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I'm Beccie.

I specialise in trauma, abuse, relationships and family issues. 

You see, I've also suffered from trauma and abuse too. I understand the difficulty you must be feeling right now, and I want to help you with that. I also know that you might well be feeling that I can't help you; that no one can.

That's where I differ as not only am I a counsellor, I've also experienced trauma and abuse, and that's the very reason I've spent years training and gaining experience to help other people, just like you (and me).

World renowned therapist, Brian Thorne once said 'You can only go as far as your therapist has been'. If that's true, you can go far with me, because like my company name suggests, I'm Just Like You. I understand the lasting effects - the scars - that trauma and abuse can leave, of which, I'll say now, some may not heal. But, just because they might not heal, doesn't mean we can't find a way to build a fulfilling life around them.

But it's not about me, it's about you, and the circumstances that led to you reading this.

Experiencing trauma can make life feel difficult, painful, overwhelming and at times pointless - it affects everyone differently! You might be feeling scared, anxious, depressed, angry, disappointed, ashamed, all-consuming loneliness, or all of these and more. It would be an honour to help you through these agonising times!

Your story is unique to you and we work at your pace, not mine. I often like to think of counselling as you and I working on a jigsaw puzzle together. Only for me, this puzzle is upside down because I'm not about to make any assumptions that I know better what it is that you need. As time passes and you tell me about your life, we start to turn those pieces over and then we put them together. Some of these pieces need may to have parts added or removed to make them fit but the aim is that once you come to the end of counselling, you leave with a better understanding of who you are without the symptoms of trauma and a new set of skills to move forward in life. 

So, if you're ready, book an initial 30 minute chat with me (it's free). This can be either via zoom, telephone or face to face. Having this chat not only gives us a chance to get to know each other and see if we're a good fit but it also allows you a chance to ask questions and express your hopes and fears about therapy. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a 1st class degree in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy and comprehensive experience in working with many different people.

I have a in-depth knowledge of trauma, abuse, the families that have been affected by this and relationship issues caused by abuse. I have gained this experience by working for multiple charities that specialise in this area. I have also worked with people that have suffered loss and bereavement as well as organisations supporting young people. 

I have a certificate in couples/group therapy and a large amount of experience in this area. I also facilitate personal development groups as well and psycho-educational groups.

Outside of the counselling room, I teach others to become counsellors themselves and take part in regular continual professional development, these subjects include; 

  • Domestic Violence Training
  • Equality and Diversity 
  • Honour Based Violence and Forced Marriage Training 
  • Sexual Violence Training 
  • Working with Autism and ADHD
  • Self-Harm 
  • Emotional Dysredulation 
  • Eating Disorders 
  • Dissociative identity disorder Training 
  • EUPD Training 

I am committed to training and enhancing my understanding and therefor this list is ever growing. 

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.

Therapies offered

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£50.00 - £70.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Individual Therapy Sessions are 50 minutes and Couples/Families are 90 minutes.

  • Individuals - £50
  • Couples/Families - £70

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I know how chaotic life can be so I try to adjust my working hours to accommodate you as much as possible. 

Pura Vida, Wellbeing Centre, 6 Pirelli Way, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5GF

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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