Rebecca Pillay PGDip, BA(Hons), MBACP reg. (Working with children & adults).

Rebecca Pillay PGDip, BA(Hons), MBACP reg. (Working with children & adults).


07445 704013

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07445 704013

About me

I am experienced in work with both adults and children/young people and currently work in association with Hull and East Yorkshire Mind in schools across Hull and East Riding where I see children and young people referred from CAMHS (NHS).

My private work is based in a discreet location just outside of Grimsby and Cleethorpes.

I have a special interest in therapeutic work with children and young people. It is my belief that if we can work through children and young people's issues within a safe and secure therapeutic relationship, we enable them to gain greater self-awareness and understanding and to develop positive coping strategies to carry forward into adulthood.

I am an integrative therapist working from a relational framework: In simple terms this means that I am trained to provide different types of therapy to suit my client’s needs, whilst maintaining focus on the quality of our relationship. Being trained integratively enables me to adapt the therapy to suit your needs, not you to suit the therapy....after all one size doesn’t fit all!

I have experience of working with many differing issues however, I base my practice on the premise that I work with you... ‘the person.’ As a therapist I understand that we all feel and think very differently, with everyone's experience being unique to them. I strongly believe that any issue can be challenged within a safe and effective therapeutic relationship.

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. This recognises that my training and practice is of a high standard and meets the requirements of the Professional Standards Authority. I work according to the BACP Ethical Framework, and attend regular supervision in accordance with this.

In addition to 1:1 discussion, when working with children and young people (and sometimes adults) I work in a non-directive, creative way, engaging clients in activities such as drawing, play and sand tray work.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP Accredited). Leeds Beckett University.
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Counselling and Interpersonal Skills. Leeds Beckett University
  • ​Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents. Lindum College.
  • ​BA (Hons) 2:1 Classification. University of Manchester.

In addition I undertake regular Continued Professional Development and have done so in the following areas:

  • ​Anxiety and depression.
  • ​Disordered eating.
  • Bereavement and loss.​
  • Substance misuse - drug and alcohol awareness.
  • ​Impact of sexual abuse.
  • Working with suicidal clients.
  • Working with children and young people.
  • Play therapy and sand tray work.
  • ​Creative therapy.
  • ​Confidentiality, privacy and safety.
  • ​Safeguarding children.
  • ​Safeguarding adults.​

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Taking that first step to talk with a qualified counsellor can sometimes feel daunting and so I offer an initial 30 minute session for £10 so that you can meet with me and ask any questions that you might have. Should you decide to continue working together the following fees will apply to future sessions.

One-to-one adult counselling - £35

Children and young people(-18) - £30

Counselling students - £25

EAP - please contact.

Sessions last 50 minutes.

(Payment to be made in cash during session, or by bank transfer prior to session. Many thanks).

Further information

Due to the nature of my work I may not be able to answer your call immediately however, please do leave me a message and I will call you back as soon as my client work allows. Alternatively, please send me an email with your contact details.

Available for EAP work, school work and work affiliated with other organisations.

Maps & Directions

Grimsby, DN36

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I will do my very best to offer you an appointment to suit your needs. I currently have some immediate appointments available. Available for EAP and affiliated work.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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