Tamsin Ireland

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BSc (Hons) Psych; Dip. Couns; MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Sometimes life can be tough and even the smallest things can seem overwhelming. Taking the first step to reach out for help can be hard. When you feel overwhelmed, stuck or out of balance, counselling can help support you through these difficult times. 

I offer a warm and compassionate space where you can explore what is going on for you confidentially without fear or judgement. You may already know what you want to explore, or you may just have a vague sense of what feels wrong. I can support you to explore your own unique experiences and to find a way forward.

We can work together to explore what is happening at the moment and perhaps look at your past, such as your childhood or relationships, and how it affects you now. I work at your pace and only with what you feel comfortable to share, I am client-led in my work which means the focus is on whatever you want it to be.

I firmly believe that one of the most important things in life is to speak and be truly heard and understood by another person; this is what I can offer you.

It is really important to find a counsellor that you feel comfortable with, and I would invite you to trust your instincts. It really is a privilege to walk beside a client on their journey so if you would like to explore working with me, please get in touch to see if I feel like a good fit.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

Additional Training

  • Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling
  • The Couples Counselling Toolkit 
  • Introduction to Couples Counselling Training
  • Dealing with Distress: Working with Suicide and Self-Harm


I have volunteered for charities who support survivors of domestic abuse, childhood abuse and people affected by cancer.

Alongside my private practice I volunteer for Space, who support adults going through difficult or traumatic times.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£60.00 - £80.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Free 30 minute consultation by phone or online.

Fees are payable by Bank transfer details of which will be given after initial contact.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Tamsin Ireland
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