Sophie Gibbons

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Oxford, OX1
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About me

Are you a survivor of childhood abuse? Are you currently experiencing domestic violence? Do you not like what you see when you look in the mirror? Would you just like to feel 'happier'?

If you have answered yes to any of the questions above, or if there is anything else you have going on in your life right now that you would like to speak with someone about, get in touch.

Long-term, short-term and time-limited (a set number of sessions) counselling and psychotherapy are available covering a large range of issues.

Your therapeutic experience with me will be confidential, supportive and empowering. You will learn how to use your power from within to move on from past trauma and deal with future challenges that life has a habit of throwing at us.

In addition to the 'traditional' talking therapy, you will also use creativity, imagery and learn to hear what your physical body is telling you, in addition to other techniques. These will all help you to become more self-aware, find your inner strength and become a Soulja!

Training, qualifications & experience


October 2004 - July 2008: counselling and psychotherapy training at OCVC
Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy awarded 2008


January 2011 - present: psychotherapist for Soulja, private practice
April 2006 - September 2012: therapist at The Listening Centre, Oxford
October 2004 - October 2008: advocate for Oxfordshire Mental Health Matters

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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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with


£55.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

Individual sessions are £55

Couples' sessions are £80

Type of session


Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Sophie Gibbons
Sophie Gibbons