Saskia Bennette PgDip. MBACP NCS.(Accred)

Saskia Bennette PgDip. MBACP  NCS.(Accred)


07789 502105 / 07789 502105

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About me

Thank you for entering the Counselling Directory and welcome to my profile - my name is Saskia and I am an integrative Counsellor/Psychotherapist.

I have developed my practice through applying a number of different therapies (hence integrative), including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), which is an evidence based therapy now widely used in the NHS.  Recently I have specialised in Psychological Trauma and PTSD, as well as Couple Counselling.

Choosing the right therapy or therapies will be the most important way in which we will be able to build our relationship and to help you in dealing with your unique situation, and I hope that should we decide to work together we will achieve a 100% positive result.

Furthermore, alongside therapy, I am also able to offer an extremely effective, non-pharmacological device, developed in the United States and used worldwide, for clients who present with anxiety, insomnia, stress and depression.

In my career I  have supported many clients who have felt traumatised and unable to see the way forward, but who have managed to work through their issues with the appropriate supporting therapy.

Although my key areas of experience cover the following: Trauma, Relationship issues, Addiction (I worked as an addiction counsellor in the NHS for many years), Anxiety, Stress-related issues, Phobias, and Anger Management, I also offer counselling for many other areas of concern.

Please feel free to visit my website or contact me by telephone (07789 502 105) or email ( to discuss your particular situation in more detail.  All contact is treated confidentially.

Please note that I am also trained to work with minors, providing a parent or guardian, gives written consent.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Psychology.
Diploma in Hypnotherapy.
Advanced Professional Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

PgDip in Psychological Trauma and PTSD.

I am a member of the BACP (MBACP) and bound by their ethical code of practice. The standards are available on the BACP website. I am on the BACP Register for Counsellors & Psychotherapists.

I am also an accredited member of the National Counselling Society.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Photos & videos

  • Counselling room


£50.00/£70.00 per 50 minute session for single clients & £70.00/£85.00 for couples. First session discounted to £35.00 for single clients and £55.00 for couples.  I take credit/debit card payments and cash.

I offer evening sessions Monday through Thursday after 6 pm as well as all day Friday and Saturday morning sessions.

I also offer concessions for those on low income. Please contact me for more information.

Further information

Within close proximity to Earley Station, approx. 4 miles from Reading.

Testimonials from clients:
"Normally I can't open up, but with you it has been remarkable easy."     (FS)
" I feel so much better, counselling really helped me."         (YS)
" I can see things much clearer now, it was good to get it all out"  (YK)

Maps & Directions

Reading, RG6

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: Dutch


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Available appointments: Monday to Wednesday after 6pm, Thursday and Friday all day and Saturday morning.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme