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Sara Turner, (Mst) Accredited & Registered UKCP

Oxford OX3 & OX4
07849 967339 07849 967339 Registered / Accredited

About me

Are you needing to find better ways of coping with your life where you are not judged? Do you need a supportive space to understand your relationships better? Through understanding at your own pace, and recognising your difficulties, you can bring about changes to keep long term. I offer genuine warmth, space, and confidentiality throughout our work together.

I have significant NHS experience working for psychological services with adults in a setting in Oxford, as well as a private practice where I can offer open ended work with people who have varying difficulties, which may be long endured and complicated. I lead a service in an organisational setting, and I also offer private work with adolescents. I welcome young people and adults with Autistic Spectrum Difficulties.

I recommend we meet for a 1 hour consultation the first time, and discuss if therapy feels the right thing for you, whilst gaining a sense for the way we might best work together.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 12 years’ experience working in the NHS with Adults and Child and Adolescent Mental Health, offering long and short term work. I am an accredited member of UKCP and a registered psychodynamic therapist, subscribing to UKCP (UPCA) published code of ethics.

I offer broad ranging work with adults and adolescents, as well as sessions with students to help building resilience throughout stressful exam and academic lifestyles.

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.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Therapies offered

  • Other therapies
  • Psychodynamic therapy



Stapleton Road


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 Unspecified


Evenings Monday to Friday. Day time appointments available Thursdays and some Fridays. We can meet in my consulting room at Headington or Iffley Village.

Types of client

Young people
Employee Assistance Programme
Sara Turner,     (Mst) Accredited & Registered UKCP

Sara Turner, (Mst) Accredited & Registered UKCP