About me

I have worked in the clinical field for the last 15 years.  initially working as a support worker in a treatment centre, I became interested in what I witnessed taking place with those who were receiving counselling and decided to embark on training and qualified and became a BACP registered counsellor in 2015.   Over this time I have come to understand the challenge, anxiety and pressure to ask for help and seek external support such as a therapist.  In order to support you I offer the assessment free of charge. This can help us decide if we are suitable to work with each other. If so, we can set our goals and objectives of what you would like to achieve from counselling. 

I offer counselling from 11 years of age upwards.

I have experience working with:

  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Bereavement
  • Obsessions
  • Abuse
  • Loss
  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Personal development
  • Self esteem
  • Child related issues
  • Relationships
  • Stress

This list is not exhaustive you're welcome to contact me to find out more about how I can help and my approach.

I work short/long term therapy.

I offer face to face therapy as well as zoom.

For more information contact me here

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 5 Higher Professional Diploma in Counselling.
  • Experienced Addictions Counsellor with over 10 years experience of working in this field. including the 12 Steps of AA, NA and CA
  • I am a School Counsellor at a Secondary School with over 5 years experience
  • Trauma Therapy
  • CBT
  • Existential Therapy

Member organisations


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).

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£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

I charge £50 per 50 minute session.  Initial session/Assessment is free so that this gives us both a chance to get to know each other and then if it feels right for you we then start meeting every week at the same time and the same place.

I offer Long-term face-to-face work, Short-term face-to-face work.  I also do home visits at your request.

For Counsellors that are looking for Supervision, I can offer Clinical Supervision at £50 per 60 minute session.


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

I am available most evenings and weekends, please contact me for further details.

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am offering Generic Supervision covering all different modalities of Therapy.

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Simon Woods

Simon Woods