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Sara Gavin DIp Couns, BACP

Hereford HR3 & HR4
07852507409 07852507409 Registered / Accredited

About me

Integrative counsellor/ psychotherapist, short and longer term contracts. I work in an integrative way with each individual, using a wide range of models and techniques.

I work with a wide diversity of clients from all types of backgrounds and with various issues including depression, anxiety, work stress, bullying, disability, illness, PTSD, domestic violence, abuse, combat stress and the effects of war, childhood sexual abuse and rape.

I have experience working with clients experiencing sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia, ablism, and oppression for a variety of reasons.

I also work with people in the autistic spectrum.

I work with relationship issues, anger issues, and also work with those who are interested self growth.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have 2 diplomas in counselling one from Southwark College of Counselling and another more advanced level 6 diploma in Transpersonal Psychotherapy from The Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education, London, and have Studied Cognitive Behaviours Therapy at Swansea University, have a city and guilds in HIV/AIDS and have studied conversion modules in psychology and disability management.

I am a fully qualified EMDR therapist working towards accreditation. I have been working as a counsellor, psychotherapist for 29 years in the NHS, Charity sector and private sector. I presently also work for the Priory group EAP program.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


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

war and combat stress.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transpersonal psychology


My fees are £60 hour. To contact me send a text or email with your number to arrange an initial free phone consultation.

Further information

I am a fully accredited member of the BACP

The Quay Therapy Rooms,
Wall Street,

The Boardroom
Broad Street

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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

Boardroom accessible, Quay Therapy room is not accessible.

Types of client

Older adults
Sara Gavin DIp Couns, BACP

Sara Gavin DIp Couns, BACP