Seba Thomson - Spring CPT

Seba Thomson - Spring CPT

8 Barley Cote Cottages
Barley Cote
West Yorkshire
BD20 5PY

07719 751138

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About me

Spring offers:

  • counselling and psychotherapy (adults, adolescents and children)
  • tutoring for children in Year 2 to Year 6.

The psychotherapy; uses psychoanalytical therapy, person centred counselling and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to assist in you making positive changes in your life. This could be problems such as :

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fears
  • Phobias
  • Self Harm
  • Relationships
  • Bereavement
  • General worries or low mood

She provides training for staff within companies to develop skills in awareness of

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
  • Mental Health

Seba volunteered and worked as a Peer Support Worker at Haven.

Seba’s career and life experiences have given her an understanding of various areas of life. She has worked in the equestrian industry, civil service, corporate banking and taught in primary education for over 10 years and now as a psychotherapist and tutor.

Seba has parental and professional classroom experience with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, she is particularly knowledgeable about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autistic Spectrum Disorder.  She has a realistic understanding of what is expected, what is achievable, yet she works with high expectations as well as empathy and understanding.  She is able to gain a fantastic rapport with children and adults which is evidenced by her testimonials.

Training, qualifications & experience

Seba works with her own private clients as a psychotherapist for adults, adolescents and children.

She works with parents at local schools offering Parent Peer Support Groups term time on Wednesday mornings and runs her own Parental Workshops on Saturdays.  These parental workshops offer support and advice on Mental Health, ASC, ADHD and related topics.

Seba has personal experience of parenting but also from the perspective as a professional (teacher and therapist) as well as a peer.   She has 10 years professional teaching experience in primary schools.

Her sessions with children involve tutoring or psychotherapy and for both very different work she careful plans and reports after each session. She writes reports for clients for Education Health Care Plan meetings and will work with schools to support children’s progress academically or through therapeutic sessions.

She also runs

  • weekly Parent Peer Support groups in primary schools and monthly workshops on various topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties.
  • uploads blogs about Mental health topic and uses Facebook Live to discuss Mental Health issues

Spring trains staff in various topics such as Mental Health Awareness, Autism Awareness, ADHD and Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties.

Seba has regular Career and Professional Development; through training, courses, conferences, monthly one to one and group supervision to ensure her skills are up to date and to review her caseload.

BA (Hons) Qualified Teacher Status, Bradford School of Teaching Health and Care.   University of Bradford   December 2006

Effective Psychotherapy with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Level 5  October 2016

Peer Support Facilitator Level 2   Leeds Mind                                      October 2016

First Aid, December 2018

The ADHD Foundation Conference, Liverpool, November 2018

TES SEN Show, seminars, London, October 2018

The Autism Show, seminars, Manchester, 29 June 2018

Dealing with distress, self harm and suicide, PODS, City Training Services, 9 June 2018

BACP Conference online, watched seminars delivered, 29 May 2018

Understanding GDPR compliance course, Airedale Enterprise Servies, Keighley, 23 April 2018

The ADHD Foundation Conference, Attended seminars in Liverpool, 10 November 2017

Integrating Artwork into private practice, Newcastle, BACP Pauline Andrew, 11 October 17

Seminars at TES SEN Show, Business Design Centre,London, 6 October 2017

Observation of client at Occupational Therapist, Therapy in Praxis, Knaresborough, 21 August 2017

Painting and Drawing Hive 6 June 2017 – 18 July 2017

The Autism Show Making sense of self injury – Angela Stanton, ABA services Cormac Duffy, Psychologically Informed Environment  Dr Rachel Worthington, Family Life and Autism Dr Jacqui Jackson, Labelling Dr Caroline Bond - Manchester, 30 June 2017

Nottingham Networking meeting BACP – Buddhism (Mindfulness) 20 May 2017

Understanding Autism Level 2                                            10 July 2017

Certificate of Proficiency (British Association of Counsellors  and Psychotherapists) 24 March 2017.

Education Show – Working through and around behaviours that challenge pupils with Autism, Why Bother?                                                                              March 2017

Bereavement and Addiction                                                                    February 2017

Motivational Interviewing                                                                        January 2017

Resilience and Attachment (Bradford Council, CAMHS)                            January 2017

Mental Health First Aid                                                            13 and 14 December 2016

Self Harm and Young People (Bradford Council, CAMHS training)            November 2016

Art Therapy: drawing, painting and self-exploration.                              November 2016

Prevent elearning   Department of Education                                            October 2016

Break Away Training   Bradford Mind Horton Housing                                September 2016

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


£50 per 60 mins session for adult psychotherapy

Tutoring £45 per 45 mins from my premises

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Maps & Directions

Keighley, BD20 5PY

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

Therapy room is in the attic of a terraced house.


1pm - 8pm Tuesday to Friday and all day Saturday

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme