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About me

Gaining the confidence to reach out and look for help and support is hard. We easily lose belief in ourselves, and finding support to unravel the complexities of our lives and relationships can feel like an almost impossible task. With counselling, you are not alone, and don't need to feel lost. There is a space for you to talk and unravel the knots, be that for you as an individual or for you as a couple.

I am a BACP Registered Counsellor and COSRT trained Couples Counsellor and psychosexual counsellor working with individuals and couples from my counselling space in Tunbridge Wells. I work with clients who are in need of support in their lives, and couples looking to work on communication, intimacy and connection.

I am also a qualified Yoga teacher, and use these techniques to provide you with tools to help with breathing during anxious moments and to create a mind-body connection.

About You

You are here looking for support because there is something challenging you in your life, something that is blocking you from leading the life you want. The very fact that you are looking for help and support shows a desire to make a change. I work with you to explore that change, what it looks like, and how to find it within yourself.

There is no magic wand for counselling, but the answers are there within you, even though it might not feel like it. Together we explore what those answers are, and where to look for them.

Client Feedback

"I cannot overstate the hugely positive impact Steve's counselling has had on me."

"The sessions allowed me the time and space I needed to explore the questions and answers that I was seeking"

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an integrative relational counsellor focusing on psychosocial and psychosexual development and a COSRT certified couples and psychosexual counsellor.

I am also a qualified and registered Yoga teacher and can teach breathwork and meditation techniques that can compliment your therapeutic journey. I've found this to be really useful for clients, particularly as a support for anxiety.

Member organisations

BACP

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

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Additional information

£50 per hour for individuals, £70 per hour for couples.

I offer an initial 15 minute telephone conversation free of charge to find out more about what you are experiencing and for you to get to know a little more about me.

When I work

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I have availability most days. I am willing to work flexibly with you to fit in with what you are looking for - please get in touch for more information.

Further information

I work to support you to develop and grow, to connect, to love, to feel, to lead a more fulfilling life.

My counselling space is private and confidential, but also warm and welcoming. Blankets and hot water bottle available!

Smethdon Lodge, Beechwood Mews, Halls Hole Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4RD

Type of session

In person
Online

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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