Simon Cook

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Find Clarity Counselling Ltd. MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Basingstoke RG21 & Hook RG29
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I have immediate availability to meet in-person at my therapy room in Basingstoke. If you're outside Basingstoke I also offer online sessions.

Are you ready to feel better? Have you had enough of feeling rubbish? Ready for some change in your life? Trying to find answers? I can help you to feel better.

You might be looking for help with anxiety, depression, relationships, work issues, family, bereavement, identity and so much more.

The results are potentially life changing. Ready to get started? Email me now and we can get going in the next day or two.

Training, qualifications & experience

A qualified professional with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy with an additional 20 years experience working with mental health and wellbeing charities including Samaritans and MacMillan Cancer Support. I also hold a certificate of proficiency in online counselling.

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

Sports Counselling

I also have a special interest in the link between physical health and mental health.  Are you looking to explore your relationship with exercise, fitness and sport?

Do you run to escape your problems? Do you lift weights to punish yourself?

Is your mood affected because you're injured and can’t take part in sports or training?

Might you be physically fit but not where you’d like to be psychologically?

I’m not a performance coach, that’s something different. I am a therapy counsellor who can help you explore wider areas of your life. In the same way a personal trainer would help with your physical health, a counsellor can help with your mental health.

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£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

  • Would you like a free 15 minute phone call before we start working together to help you decide if you might feel comfortable working with me? If so, please book via my website:
  • In-person therapy sessions and online sessions are £55 for 50 minutes

When I work

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Arena Grosvenor, Lower Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 4HG

Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

Online sessions are available across the UK. In-person sessions are available around Basingstoke, Kingsclere, Hook, Odiham, Fleet and Newbury.

Online platforms

Google Meet