Sarah Davies

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BSc, DipCouns, MBACP Accred
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Ashford, Kent, TN23
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Why counselling?

Times have changed in the last few years or so causing new mental health issues and challenges for us all.  From time to time it may be difficult for you to simply get through the day and maybe you feel unable to move forward. You may feel overwhelmed, confused, isolated, depressed, anxious, sad, angry etc or simply 'fed up' and not know which way to turn.

As a qualified, experienced and professional counsellor I can help you through this troubling time.

Who I work with.

I have considerable experience of working with young people in further education establishments and a special interest in work with teenagers 13 + in my private work.

Please note:  I DO NOT WORK FOR ANY EAPs

Your first session:- The first session at the Talkroom focuses on finding out about you and what makes you tick, which gives you time to relax, to meet Sarah and to ensure you feel we are a 'good fit'.  I encourage clients to think about their aims and goals they hope their counselling will achieve, there begins the process.

'Talking therapy' really does help!!! So please contact me for more details about my working methods and location etc.

Training and Experience

I am psychodynamically trained, but also use person centred techniques.  I qualified  2002 and have 22 years counselling experience.

As a psychodynamic counsellor (who uses elements of other approaches as and when necessary) I have had significant experience of working with:

  • relationship issues
  • anger
  • loss & bereavement
  • anxiety
  • abuse
  • self-esteem
  • depression
  • trauma
  • stress and much more
  • depression
  • teenagers 
  • people with mild autism and ADHD
  • and much more.

Together we can explore the roots of your issue; understanding why is key to discovering how to manage the issue.  I do work to find long term solutions.

I would be delighted to hear from you by phone or email, when we could talk about how I work and arrange an initial meeting!


Counselling with a well-trained, experienced practitioner really will help!!!

Training, qualifications & experience


Basic counselling skills certificate 1999
Certificate in Counselling attained 1999 
NCFE Diploma in Counselling attained 2002

Extra training has included:

  • Neuroscience Academy training for professionals
  • Local sociology.
  • Anxiety and depression.
  • Grief and loss.
  • Working with trauma and dissociation (training ongoing)
  • Drug and alcohol use and abuse.
  • Working with survivors of Rape and sexual abuse
  • Creative play therapy.
  • Children and teenagers in Education.
  • Working with children and teenagers.
  • Child protection and Safeguarding.
  • Relationship counselling
  • Working within the therapeutic frame and holding.
  • Self Injury, Self harm and suicide.
  • Understanding autism and Asperger's Syndrome.
  • Working with Novel Psychoactive Substance users.
  • Working with Guilt and Shame.
  • Working with attachment and addiction.
  • Cybertrauma
  • Asperger's women and girls.
  • Understanding Asperger's
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma
  • Understanding and working with ADHD
  • Working with PTSD
  • Working with trauma in a time of trauma.
  • CPCAB Creative counsellors Ecotherapy Walk and Talk training.
  • Working with Complex grief.


Sarah has had 20 years of supervised counselling experience in voluntary organisations, FE colleges and private practice dealing with a wide range of issues and individuals from age 13.

Sarah has a special interest in working with abuse, addictions, anxiety, depression and relationship issues and working with teenagers, especially those with diagnoses of ADHD and ASD.

Understanding where and why problems happen is key to helping people overcome the effects and enables them to build a better, more positive life.

Sarah is a BACP accredited counsellor an also holds a registration with them.

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).

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Self-esteem issues.
Abuse issues

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£45.00 per session

Additional information

£45 for adults and children per 50 minute session, to be paid in advance of each session.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Please contact me any time, if my voicemail is on, I will get back to you ASAP.   I work from 8am until 8pm Monday -Thursday.

Further information

As well as working face to face in a dedicated room, I am also able to offer walk & talk therapy in a beautiful area of privately owned woodland close to Ashford which is secured and not open for public use.  It is only occupied by other professionals who are running various enterprises in the area. I firmly believe in the benefits of enhancing our work with nature as a co-therapist and the fresh air, trees, flowers and wildlife can all work together to help calm troubled minds and provide an ambience that helps us achieve clarity and perspective while dealing and exploring our issues.


Ashford, Kent, TN23

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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I am available to do home visits if getting out is difficult. This would be dependant on you having a space where we can meet in where you feel safe and privacy is absolute. There are no extra charges providing you're within 10 miles of S. Ashford.

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