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Stephen Millington UKCP Reg FPC

Hythe, Kent, CT21
07986 422 066 07986 422 066 Registered / Accredited
Hythe, Kent, CT21

About me

I am a psychodynamic psychotherapist and counsellor and have worked in private practice since 2007. I have a consulting room in a quiet location in Hythe in Kent, where I moved in 2018 from practice in London. I work with adults of all ages and backgrounds, and have experience of a wide range of presenting issues including anxiety, depression, bereavement, difficulties with relationships, issues around sexuality and identity, problems at work, redundancy, other important life-changes, lack or loss of direction and motivation, difficulties with understanding and expressing feelings, and lack of confidence. If there is something troubling you, and you think that therapy might help, the first step is to arrange an initial consultation. This gives you the opportunity to tell me about yourself and what it is that has led you to seek therapy, and what you would like to achieve from it. I explain how we would work together, and, if we are both happy to continue, we can then agree a regular day and time to meet each week. I offer appointments on weekdays, from 9am to 7pm.

Coronavirus Update:

These are strange and uncertain times for all of us. It is not currently possible for me to see clients in my room and in order to be able to continue working I am providing therapy over the phone or by video, using Zoom. If you are thinking of starting therapy, please contact me and we can discuss the preferred way for us to work together in the present circumstances.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained for five years at WPF Therapy, and received the Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Theory and Practice, which licences me to work as a psychodynamic psychotherapist.

I am a member of the Foundation of Psychotherapy and Counselling (FPC), the graduate body of WPF, a requirement of which is continuing professional development.

I am a registered member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), and adhere to its codes of conduct.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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).

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

Therapies offered

  • Psychodynamic therapy


My standard fee per session is £60, but I can offer a lower fee is some circumstances. For the initial consultation my fee is £75.

Further information

If you would like more information, or to book an initial consultation, please call me on 07986 422 066 or email me at steve@millington.myzen.co.uk, and I will get back to you as promptly as possible.


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


I offer appointments on weekdays, generally from 9am to 7pm.

Types of client

Older adults


I am a qualified psychoanalytic supervisor, and offer private supervision at my practice in Hythe, Kent CT21.

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Stephen Millington UKCP Reg FPC

Stephen Millington UKCP Reg FPC