Sandra Waters

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Counsellor (BACP Registered & Accred) & Supervisor
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Woking, Surrey, GU21
No current availability
No current availability

This professional is currently not accepting new clients and may not respond to general enquiries at this time.

About me

Sometimes and at different stages in our lives we all feel anxious, distressed and overwhelmed. 

Counselling can provide a valuable space explore these distressing feelings: I find facing up to and and recognising difficult emotions in a safe supportive environment can make them more managable.

I will use my skills and experience to help you a compassionate insight into how you've been shaped by life's experiences.  Together we'll look at how ways in which you canconnect with your internal strength and wisdon to find your way forward.

My role is to listen and collaborate with you as you make sense of your story and find what will help support you.

In addition to my integrative qualifications I have more recently qualified in Energy Psychotherapy and completed extensive training in Compassion Focused Therapy. This allows me to draw on a diverse range of skills and approaches to meet your needs

I am accredited with BACP and adhere to their ethical framework.

I have many years of experience working with issues around relationship difficulties, trauma, and addictions.

Training, qualifications & experience

Bsc (Hons) Integrative Counselling

Post Graduate Certificate Dual Diagnosis (Mental Health & Substance Misuse issues)

Diploma in Supervision

Compassion Focused Therapy Advanced Practitioner Training

Energy Psychotherapy Post Qualification Certificate

I have worked for organisations treating people with substance misuse and mental health issues since 2003, and since 2006 I've worked for Guildford RASASC supporting people suffering from sexual trauma.

Gaining experience in these issues has taught me how traumatic events can impact on many levels of our lives. I also support people with relationship difficulties, anxiety and/or  depression, low self-esteem, stress and longer term mental ill health

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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


£70.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

£70.00 per session Individuals (one hour)

Concessionary rates available to those who are vulnerable and suffering financial hardship

When I work

Weekdays: daytime and evening Some concessions in price available during the day

Further information

I firmly believe that counselling can provide a sufficiently safe space to look at the past, consider how you want to live your life currently and explore possiblities for the future. 

I can provide either brief or long term therapy according to your needs

Woking, Surrey, GU21

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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In person

I am an experienced and qualified individual and group supervisor and can support you to provide the best possible therapy for your clients.

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Sandra Waters
Sandra Waters