Sophie Ibbott

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Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 0QN
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Therapy doesn’t have to be scary. Done right, it can change lives.

Thank you for visiting my page. I understand that it can be extremely difficult to decide and find someone who you trust with your child and also how challenging it is for a Child or Young Person to seek help. I’m a highly experienced therapist qualified to work with both adults and children, I’m truly passionate about my role as a Therapist. 

I’m only too familiar with the struggles individuals face in terms of accessing the right support, particularly for their children so I opened up my practice to fill this gap. My practice is Trauma informed, meaning I’m able to work with many types of trauma induced behaviours, in both adults and young people. 

My passion is to ensure that anyone who accesses the Practice will be in an environment free from pressure, fear or difference. I work closely with that particular individual to focus on what they need and what will help them to build the skills required, working through triggers and understanding behaviours. 

I work in a Child Focused way which means I will not do anything with a Child or Young Person that could potentially make them feel uncomfortable.  Young People take time to adjust and especially in therapy, hence why I will always follow a Childs lead - they are the most important factor in their growth.

Sessions are also available for parents/adults.  

Below is a list of Therapy needs that I’m specialised working with -

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Building Confidence and Self Esteem
  • Dealing with Loss
  • Dealing with Stress or Depression
  • Improving Communication
  • Resolving Trauma
  • Bullying
  • Gender Dysphoria 
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Parental Separation
  • Grief 
  • Attachment 

Training, qualifications & experience

CPCAB fully qualified and registered BACP Member for Counsellors and Psychotherapist. M.Dip.

10 + years of Youth Intervention and Development 

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Family Therapy available, please contact me for further details.

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£65.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Initial consultation - up to 1 hour - £45

Counselling session (18 +) - 1 hour - £60

Counselling session (Under 18) - 1 hour - £65

Family Therapy £90 per session

When I work

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Further information

How I work -

The first contact will consist of a consultation to determine how Therapy can be of help and also an opportunity for you to meet me, the room and the principles of the process. This does include parents/carers where age appropriate if parents feel this will be beneficial. 

Therapy sessions are confidential to the child or young person, however, parents will have regular reviews with the child's or young person's consent. This will always be done via phone or email. 

The sessions will be 60 minutes long, same day same time each week. 

Therapy sessions are delivered using a range of creative play therapy, sand therapy and art techniques (younger clients) 

Any questions at all, however big or small please do not hesitate to get in contact with me by phone, email or text message - whatever suits you.

Sophie IBBOTT Therapy, Unit 6, Norse Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 0QN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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