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A warm welcome to my practice,

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by life's events, alone with the choices that may confront you, or feel that you would like to talk to someone?

I offer warm, compassionate, non-judgemental counselling.  I provide a calm and peaceful space where all work is totally confidential.

I am a BACP Accredited counsellor with 19 years experience in Private Practice.

I believe that a good therapeutic relationship can enable you to explore, clarify or simply share issues that you are experiencing, and maybe make changes that could enhance your life.

I work in accordance with the BACP Ethical Framework.

I offer face to face counselling for individuals,  couples and young adults (18 onwards). I am happy to work on a short term or long term basis, which we can discuss in our initial session.

As well as face to face counselling, I can provide telephone counselling after an initial face to face session.

My areas of interest are: Bereavement, Depression, Anxiety, Identity, Self-esteem, Redundancy, Loss of any kind, Relationship problems, Health, Stress and Work related issues.

I have extensive experience with issues around disability, such as self-esteem, difficulties with relationships caused by disability, or a feeling of living in a different world to everybody else and being misunderstood.

My initial training was at the Wealden Institute in Crowborough and my core theoretical model is person centred/integrative.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor, with 19 years experience in Private Practice.

My initial training was at the Wealden Institute in Crowborough and my core theoretical model is person centred integrative.

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.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Issues around disability


Additional information

My fee is £40 per session, concessions available.

Further information

There is disabled access and off road parking.

East Sussex

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

Off road parking

Sarah Wilkinson

Sarah Wilkinson