Sarah Finch

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Integrative Counsellor MBACP MHFA Trainer
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I offer relationship, couples and individual  counselling from my home address near Ashburton, Devon and online via Zoom.

I work with couples to identify the cycles and patterns that may be creating conflict. I teach healthier communication methods as well as exploring where behaviours may have originated from. This leads to a better understanding between partners. I offer some psycho education around trauma and abuse.

I have a particular interest in working with family members who are wanting to improve their relationship, by using empathy and communication skills to understand more about each other. There may have been difficulties within the family that have impacted the relationship and I offer a safe space to talk through what happened and to learn new ways of listening and responding.

I also offer individual counselling, I mostly work with those that have been affected by narcissistic abuse and trauma. This can be from either romantic relationships or from family of origin. I have gained my experience through working with organisations who support victims and survivors of childhood and domestic abuse, as well as sexual violence.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Levels 2, 3 and the Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling at Heartwood in Dartington, Devon.
  • Online Counselling and Telephone Course with the Counselling Tutor, 80 hours.
  • Outreach Pattern Changing course. Exeter 
  • Placement with Counsellors South West an agency serving the NHS
  • Placement with Trevi House in Plymouth counselling women in recovery from addiction and trauma.
  • Private practice specialising in the dynamics of unhealthy relationships. Narcissism and Co-dependency.

Member organisations

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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£50.00 - £80.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Fees are £50-80

I offer a free  introductory 20 minute call, please contact to arrange.

Negotiable for low income clients and students 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work full time, so I respond very quickly to emails and texts.

Further information

I use IAPT and International Trauma forms in the first session to gauge areas that may need attention extra support. These are forms used in the organisations I have worked for, it can be helpful to use them at the beginning of the sessions and at the end.

Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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