Sarah Mills

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Bsc (Hons), Reg MBACP, GMBPsS
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Tavistock, Devon, PL19
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Online and telephone sessions now available. Hi, I'm Sarah. If you've arrived on my page you may be wondering if counselling is the right thing for you and if i’m the right counsellor for you or someone you care about. Hopefully my profile will give you a feel for me and how we can work together, so please read on.

I became a counsellor because I believe in the healing power of the counselling relationship and the transformation that can come about from this, so I’d like offer you a safe and confidential relationship, with space for you to explore anything you wish, at your own pace, without judgement, where healing is given the chance to flourish.

You may be looking for counselling because you feel anxious, stressed or depressed.  You may have noticed uncomfortable thoughts or feelings that are holding you back in your life, or in certain areas of your life. You may feel stuck, confused or have a sense that you are not enough or something just isn't OK, or have low self esteem or self worth. It might be that you have a deep sense of sadness or loneliness but are unsure of why or how to move forward from this. Maybe you have noticed that you are repeating the same patterns over and over, even when you feel you have done it differently this time.

I work from the belief that we all have the potential to grow and reach our full potential but that sometimes our life experiences may block this growth. Therefore, I would like to offer you a safe space to explore these blocks and begin to move forward with your life.

Some people have a very strong sense of what they would like to explore and work towards in counselling while others feel they would like to feel differently but are not sure where to start. Some people come to counselling to work on a specific feeling, event or situation while others may find they want to explore their childhood or past experiences or traumas in order to move forward in the present. Counselling is a very personal and individual process and so the way we work together and the amount of sessions you may need will be varied, we can talk about the issues you would like to explore and decide together what you feel will work best for you and then review this as we go.

I have experience in working with a wide range of issues and clients through my work with Young Devon, my Associate Counsellor position at the Waterloo Wellbeing Centre in Plymouth and more recently with my private practice in Tavistock. I have a special interest in working with 'Adult Child Syndrome' which is something many of us experience due to adverse childhoods, if you are interested in this please visit my website or contact me for more information. I also work using EFT Emotional Freedom Technique)- which can be done over zoom.

Some feedback...
"Thank you for all your help...i feel in a much better place than i was back then...i am on the right path for me at the moment and it's largely because of your help and support"

"I feel i have benefited greatly from talking with you and feel my head is in a better place for it"

"The work i have done with you has made me less anxious and willing to confront my fears...thanks for being so kind and patient"

"Could i just say have beneficial i found talking to you...i want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for listening to me and acknowledging my feelings. You really did lighten the load"

Please contact me to arrange an initial consultation and to book an appointment. I’ll look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a degree in Psychology (BSC Hons) and a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling(CPCAB) as well as having training in EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique). Therefore, although my main approach is Person Centred I am able to offer other skills and knowledge that may be helpful to you within our sessions together.

I have experience in working with a wide range of issues and clients through my work with Young Devon, my Associate Counsellor position at the Waterloo Wellbeing Centre in Plymouth and more recently with my private practice in Tavistock.  I have a special interest in neurodiversity as well as working with those who identify with the ‘adult child’ as well as codependence.

I am a registered member of the BACP as well as a graduate member of the British Psychological Society.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I work with codependency and adults who have experienced and continue to experience the impact of adverse childhoods. I also offer EFT. Please visit my website for further details.

Therapies offered


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

50.00 per hour session.

When I work

I am able to offer daytime and evening appointments via Zoom or by phone.

Further information

*** I will reply to all enquires as soon as possible so will aim to reply the same or next day - please check your trash/junk/spam folders as sometimes my reply may there***

Tavistock, Devon, PL19

Type of session


Types of client

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

Key details

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