Stefano Vermonti (MBACP Registered Member)

Stefano Vermonti (MBACP Registered Member)

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7 Mayfield Park
BS16 3NN

W10 6SZ

01179 470439 / 07773 913083

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About me

I am a Counsellor in Private Practice. I work from a Person-Centered Approach with the clients that I see. I offer a comfortable space for you to be yourself. I am qualified and experienced to listen and guide you through your therapy process. I am non-judgemental and here to work with whatever you bring to your session.

My areas of interest include the following (but not limited to):

  • Individual Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Problems
  • Couples Counselling
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Teenage Problems
  • Time Management & Study Skills
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Suicide
  • Bereavement (Pre and Post Death)
  • Financial Issues
  • Trauma
  • HIV/Aids
  • Sexuality (Including Sexual Orientation)
  • Career Counselling
  • Pre-Marriage Counselling


I am committed to equality in practice and I celebrate diversity. This includes race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation. I have experience of working with people in South Africa and England from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been working as a Psychotherapist for the past 13 years; My experience includes counselling in my own Private Practice since 2009 as well as heading up Counselling Departments in large secondary state schools in Durban, South Africa and London, England. At the end of 2015, I moved to Bristol and began working for a children's hospice in the paediatric palliative field. I am a Senior Team Leader: Family Support which involves coordinating the family support services; namely bereavement counselling and support pre and post death. I also attend meetings with the palliative team at Bristol Children's Hospital regularly to parallel plan end of life cases; as well as liaise and network with other local services. I have seen clients from all walks of life and prefer to work with clients aged 11 years to retirement age/death.

I completed a Bachelor of Psychology - Counselling (Honours) which included research during my internship - my treatise is entitled: A Psychobiography on Reverend Jim Jones – I was awarded a distinction for this treatise. In 2010 I went on to study further and completed a Master of Education - Cum Laude with a thesis titled "A Phenomenological Exploration: How Secondary School Teachers cope with Depressed Adolescents in the Classroom".

In 2011 I joined SADAG's (South African Depression and Anxiety Group) local Support Group for Suicide and Depression, and ran that with a colleague. We held meetings once a month for the community.

From time to time, I had the privelege of flying with Air Mercy Red Cross on the "10 Seater Flying Doctors Plane" to Pongola (Northern Kwazulu Natal) on the Swaziland Border to Counsel for the day at the Itshelejuba Hospital. Here we counselled anything issue from Rape, Suicide, Depression to Children Assessments. It was extremely rewarding, and an amazing way to give back to the community.

I also have a strong interest in Adoption and Fostering; and understand the process personally having adopted my own children in 2018.

I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am interested in working with people who require bereavement counselling and support. I am extremely experienced in this due to my employment and management position with a local children's hospice. I work with families daily who are coming to terms with their child's diagnosis and prognosis as well as supporting them pre and post death; helping them to think about and talk about their dying/dead child. Sitting with them while visiting their child who has just died; helping them to organise their child's funeral as well as offering post funeral support.

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  • Private Practice Room 1
  • Private Practice - Skype
  • BUPA Members First Provider
  • Private Practice Room 2
  • Private Practice Room 3
  • Private Practice Room 4
  • Private Practice Room 5



The cost for a 50-60 minute counselling session is £55. Children & Teenagers £60; Couples and families are charged at £65 per session.

I do offer some reduced fee sessions - please enquire

I am registered with the following private medical companies and can therefore claim direct for your session:



- Vitality

I do offer an initial phone call if you are unsure about whether counselling is for you - please enquire about this offer.

Pre-Marriage Counselling Course

The course usually takes 3 - 4 x 60 minute sessions, charged at £65 per session. Sessions can be adjusted depending on your requirements.

Career Assessments

The cost for an Assessment is £165 (This includes 2 - 3 Hours of contact time to complete the assessment as well as a 4 - 6 page report that I individually write - please see my website for further details)

If you are a School and require me to assess more than one student at a time, then there is a considerable discount if 5 - 10 learners are tested in one sitting.

Telephone & Skype Counselling

If you would like me to counsel you over the telephone or via skype then this will cost £45 to £65 depending on the length of the session.

Further information

My London practice is via Skype/Telephone at the moment.

I am registered with the following private medical companies and can therefore claim direct for your session:



- Vitality

I am CRB/DBS checked at an enhanced level

Maps & Directions

Bristol, BS16 3NN
London, W10 6SZ

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No

1-2 steps in to the practice room My London practice is via SKYPE/Telephone only at the moment.


Please discuss your needs with me. I also offer Telephone/Skype Sessions.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Supervision & training

I offer supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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