Rebekah Woodhouse

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Telford TF4 & Shrewsbury SY1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I believe a relationship of trust between me and you is important. In our sessions I will hold your story with care, exploring how to make sense of what has brought you to therapy. I will offer you a welcoming space to be heard, known and valued. We will work together to explore your desires and goals in therapy. I will not tell you should do or think, but rather guide you in developing a deeper understanding about yourself so that you can make the choices and decisions that align with your unique needs.

Hi there, I am Rebekah a psychotherapeutic counsellor offering online therapy sessions to help you navigate and reflect on the difficulties or problems you may be experiencing. If you have counselling with me, you can develop a deeper understanding of who you are, the life you’ve lived and empower you to enact the changes you desire.

You might be seeking support for a range of issues from anxiety and depression to feelings of bereavement, experiences of abuse or intrusive thoughts. Perhaps you are carrying a burden of pain, sadness, grief, or fear that you long to understand the roots of and move on from. I have knowledge and training to support you if you have experienced spiritual abuse and religious trauma. Regardless of your reason for seeking counselling, together we would seek to be gently curious seeking to uncover why you think, feel, and behave as you do, thereby increasing your self-awareness. Therapy with me would empower you to work through your particular challenges at a pace that you feel comfortable with.

I bring experience in addressing the challenges and difficulties associated with life in high-control religious environments and spiritually abusive faith communities. I understand that for many, spiritual or religious beliefs and experiences are integral to their well-being, but for others, they can be sources of or contributors to life's struggles. Regardless of experiences or beliefs I will approach you with acceptance and warmth. 

I approach all my clients with unconditional acceptance, recognising the inherent dignity and worth of every individual, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, cultural background, religious and spiritual beliefs, or life choices. My counselling space is safe and welcoming for those who identify as LGBTQI+.

I understand that considering counselling is a significant step, and taking that step is even more momentous. I recall the first time I made that choice, and I'm here to support you in your journey. If you're interested in counselling, please reach out, and we can discuss what this process might look like for you. I look forward to hearing from you and supporting you on your path toward healing and personal growth.

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Training, qualifications & experience


  • Masters of Research in Counselling and Psychotherapy;
    Dissertation on Psychological practitioners experiences of working with spiritual crisis and spiritual abuse
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling Studies

Continuing professional development including:

  • Fundamentalist religious childhoods and adult health: Implications for practice in one-to one encounters (CPCAB endorsed training with Dr Gill Harvey)

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Religious Trauma, Spiritual Abuse


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

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

When I work

Please contact me for session availability. I hold sessions between 8am and 8pm.

Further information

I am currently working predominantly online.

Telford, Shropshire, TF4

Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

Type of session


Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

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