Sarah Bowden

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Available for new clients
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Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a qualified integrative counselling professional, offering a free 20-minute introductory session for us to meet and see how counselling feels for you.

If you are finding this unusual time frustrating, stressful or scary and want some support, contact me.

I am registered with the British Association of counselling and psychotherapy (MBACP) working within their ethical framework. I work in a humanistic way providing a warm, trusting and confidential space to explore together what is going on for you and any difficult issues you are facing.

People seek counselling for a large range of issues big and small as life can be challenging at all stages and ages, with this in mind feeling heard and understood can help you to work out the way forward often enabling change.

Throughout my time counselling I have helped clients explore a broad range of issues including anxiety, depression, low self-worth, grief, and abuse – aiming to allow growth and change or accept what can not be changed and process this all within a safe trusting environment.

Sessions last for 50 minutes, in this time you can bring your true feelings and thoughts without judgement knowing it’s an empathic space just for you, for as long as you feel you need it.

Day, Evening and weekend sessions available

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling.
  • Working with a psycho-Spiritual Model
  • I have 6 years of counselling experience working in a Humanistic way - one to one with Adults.
  • 1 year experience Counselling at a 6th form.
  • 5 years experience Counselling at a young persons charity
  • DBS checked.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£55.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£60 per session face to face

£55 per Online/Telephone session

Concessions offered, please contact me for more information

When I work

I have some availability during the day, & some evenings.

Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

DBS check

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Sarah Bowden
Sarah Bowden