Steven Ricou

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BSc (Hons), MBACP, Dip. Couns
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St. Helier, JE2
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About me

Hello and welcome,

From my earlier teenage years I had an interest in mental health and well being, which I first explored by supporting young people on the Autistic Spectrum as a Peer Mentor and then volunteer Youth Worker. This work, along with academic curiosity led me to complete a Honours degree in Psychology at the University of Bangor, Wales.

Upon graduating I worked at various levels as Key Worker for more than 10 years at a number of secondary schools in the Island of Jersey. During this time I also undertook the various levels of study and examinations to obtain an Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

I have for the past two years been counselling individuals with a range of personal difficulties, and in particular those who have suffered with recent bereavement. I am an integrative counsellor with my approach being person centred counselling. This allows me to use various techniques from other approaches to best support my clients needs.

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) - Registration No. 381505 (

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications and Training

Honours Degree in Psychology

CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Level 3 Certificate in Positive approaches to supporting people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Training provided by Gendered Intelligence - Working Alongside trans, gender diverse & questioning people

Training provided by  Link Centre - Certificate in Gender Awareness

Training provided by Zoe Loderick - Understanding and Working with Sexualised Trauma

Training provided by Zoe Loderick - The Cyclical Nature of Trauma (Repeat Victimisation)

Training Provided by Jersey Hospice - Introduction to Bereavement


2 years working as therapeutic counsellor for a local equality and diversity charity supporting LGBTQIA+ including but not exclusive to sexuality, gender and HIV.

3 years working as a volunteer bereavement support worker at a local hospice.

Over 10 years experience working with adolescent students and adults on the Autistic Spectrum.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£40.00 - £60.00
Free initial in-person or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health

Additional information

Free initial consultation for 20 min session.

£50 for a 50 min online session £60 for a 50 min face to face session. Please pay prior to sessions via my website.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Mon - Thu: 09:00 - 19:00

Fri: 09:00 - 17:00

Sat: 08:30 - 13:00

Please get in contact via email should you wish to have an appointment outside of hours.

Further information

Please feel free to book a free initial consultation via my website. We can discuss your concerns and I will answer any questions you have about the therapeutic process. At present consultations and sessions are provided online over Zoom during the Covid19 pandemic.

Or feel free to email me -

St. Helier, JE2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Steven Ricou
Steven Ricou