Tess Wintgens

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MBACP, FdA in Arts in Counselling.
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Hartlepool TS26 & TS25
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About me

My name is Tess, I have worked in management roles for the last 13 years with a focus on developing high performing teams and supporting individuals in achieving their goals. I am a qualified integrative counsellor (FdA in Arts in Counselling) and I am currently a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)

I have experienced working with bereavement and loss, attachment and childhood issues, relationship and work related issues, anxiety, depression and low mood. My continued personal development includes recent courses in domestic abuse, suicide, safe guarding, transactional analysis and Gestalt.

My extensive experience in senior management in hospitality over the years has allowed me to work in various roles which include mentoring, developing, coaching and facilitating, all with the focus on helping individuals and groups reach their true potential.

I offer one-on-one counseling in person over the phone or online. If you have any questions or would like to find out more please get in touch for free, no obligation, informal chat. I understand how important it is to find the right therapist to support you on your journey through whatever it is you are currently experiencing. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Foundation Degree in Counselling, Certificate in Trauma informed Therapy, L2 Certificate in Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

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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£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Hartlepool, Durham, TS26

Hartlepower Energy Hub, 81 Stranton, Hartlepool, County Durham, TS25 7QT

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet