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Roxanne Bigwood - MBACP Registered

Watford WD17 & St Albans AL1
Watford WD17 & St Albans AL1

About me

Face to face appointments now available with social distancing measures in place.

Online counselling and walk and talk therapy also available.

You may be going through a difficult time or facing something that is hard to cope with in your life. You may be feeling worried, scared, empty, sad or angry and feel unable to control your emotions. You may feel alone in your problems and not sure where to turn. You are not alone. I can support you and work together with you to help you feel better, manage your feelings and find a way forward.

I can help you through difficulties you may be facing in your life such as life transitions, relationship difficulties, breakdown or divorce. Parenting and Pregnancy struggles. Work pressure or loss of job. Exam stress, difficulty making decisions or loss of direction and motivation. Chronic pain, invisible conditions and disability including, Fibromyalgia, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and POTS. Bereavement, past trauma and abuse. Anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, self-harm, eating disorders and substance abuse.

I offer you a warm, confidential, safe space where you can talk freely about what you are going through. To feel heard, understood and accepted as you are. I will support you in a non-jugemental way to make sense of what you are experiencing and work with you to find out what is causing these feelings and help you take back control of your life. Through our work together, I will support you to build a more trusting and compassionate relationship with yourself, build self-esteem, find new ways of coping, make long lasting changes and start moving forward with your life.

If you would like to book a session with me or have any questions, please get in touch by phone or email.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling Skills

Counselling Studies

Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Adolescent Issues

Safeguarding Children

Prevent Training

AnxietyUK training

Anxiety Disorders, PTSD & BDD

Solution Focused Brief Therapy

Bereavement and Loss

Trauma and Abuse

Dealing with Distress: self harm and suicide

Working with Dissociative disorders in clinical practice

Working with Relational trauma: ambivalent attachment

Working at Relational depth in Counselling

Counselling Online - a Coronavirus Primer course

  • As well as these qualifications, I regularly attend training courses to keep my skills and knowledge up to date.
  • I am a member of the BACP and also fully insured
  • I have a current enhanced DBS check and safeguarding training
  • Online Video Link Counselling available

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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


Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

POTS Syndrome

Chronic Pain

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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Counselling sessions - £45 - £55

Some concessions available. Please get in touch for more details.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income

Further information

I will be back offering face to face sessions from my therapy rooms from 6th July. I also offer online and telephone counselling as well as socially distanced Walk and Talk Therapy in Watford and surrounding areas.

St Albans


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
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

At Watford location only


Mon - 11AM - 8PM

Tues - 1PM - 8PM,

Weds - 10PM - 3PM

Thurs - 11PM - 8PM

  Fri - 10AM - 4PM

Types of client

Young people


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