Simon Gaddes

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NCPS Accred, Adv Diploma Counselling Skills & Theory
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Wells BA5 & Shepton Mallet BA4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

 I aim to provide you with a safe, caring and professional atmosphere where you can explore your struggles at your own pace and depth. I am a well travelled and life experienced integrative counsellor which means I believe in tapping into various approaches, founded upon my deep experience of what life expects of us. I use person centred work as a core philosophy which is essentially where you are assisted in moving forward to achieve your therapy goals governed by your own understanding and needs in each session. This means no agenda, no pressure on you, just a secure, warm and respectful environment to explore your thoughts and feelings whatever the circumstances bringing you into therapy. 

I am experienced in dealing with depression, anxiety and stress and can assist you to explore deeper experiences that may be contributing to your struggles. My aim is to create a warm working relationship to help you maximise your success for repair, improved wellbeing and mindfulness in this hectic world. 

My practice operates from a private, peaceful room in Wells, 10 minutes walk from the Marketplace.

Please feel free to contact me via text, phone, email and we can discuss your needs and arrange your free initial session. I will get back to you within 24 hours. Your initial session is there to see if you would be comfortable working with me. 

I am here to hear. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an accredited member of the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society working towards Accredited Professional Registrant Status adhering to the NCPS code of ethics where confidentiality and professionalism combine to offer a quality service. I have several years practice experience having worked with client’s referred by the Salvation Army Outreach Service and in private practice. I am qualified to Level 5 with an Advanced Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory. 

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Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Childhood emotional neglect.

Inner Child discovery and healing.

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£35.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Unemployed

Additional information

  • Free initial 45 minute session 
  • £35/hour thereafter 
  • 40p/mile additional charge if travelling to client.

Keyworkers = NHS Band 3 and below, care-workers and staff in mental health/addiction/dementia/abuse. 

Discount also available to farm workers.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

All sessions are 1 hour

Wells, Somerset, BA5

Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

Steps into counselling room

Online platforms

Google Meet


Simon Gaddes
Simon Gaddes