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About me

From personal experience I know something of how huge the step coming to counselling can be,  and how important it is to find someone you feel able to trust and be comfortable with. Counselling is a time for you, to be listened to and be heard, when what is said will remain confidential and is provided in a setting that will offer you a safe space.

Talking is hard and there are many reasons why we sometimes feel as though we can't talk to others about what is troubling us, such as we believe there are people whose problems seem worse than ours, or we may feel as though we have not been heard, especially when others are talking over us. Well, I will neither think like that or do that. Clients come to me with a wide range of emotional needs such as anxiety, depression and bereavement & loss among other issues and if you choose to approach me I will strive to offer you counselling which enables personal growth, empowering you to become secure in your self and promotes positive mental wellbeing.

I am a Person-Centred counselling psychotherapist, which means I trust in your inborn readiness to find fulfilment of your own personal potential and will provide a psychological environment which feels safe, is free from judgements and will empower the capacity for change. Your wellbeing will be the focus of our work together and will lead the direction our counselling journey takes.  As a counsellor I offer you understanding, acceptance and will be genuine as we explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours surrounding the issues you would like to bring to counselling.

Please either call, text or email me if what I'm offering feels as though it could suit your needs or if you have any queries. I do try to reply within 24 hours.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons) in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Dip. HE in Person-Centred Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2 Introduction to Counselling
  • Single Session Therapy Workshop
  • Cruse Supervisor Training Course
  • Cruse Bereavement Awareness ABC Course
  • Yellow Door- domestic and sexual abuse prevention charity
  • Legacy of Suicide
  • Sudden & Traumatic Bereavement
  • Trauma Awareness
  • Working with Bereavement & Complex Grief
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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).

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

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Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Assessment sessions are £30.00

Assessment sessions are normally up to 45 minutes long and will usually involve me asking you some questions to get an overall general idea of what your current problem is, and why you have chosen counselling now. There will also be a discussion about the type of talking therapy I offer, and if we both agree it would be helpful to you.

Each ongoing weekly 50 minute counselling session is £45.00

My fees are reviewed annually.


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

I offer face-to-face counselling and ensure there is always 2 metres between us and allow extra time between sessions so the room can be sanitised and aired effectively.

Further information

Eligibility for concessions to be decided at assessment.

Isle Of Wight

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

For in-person counselling, entry to the spacious therapy room is easily gained and there is an accessible toilet close by. Counselling online via Zoom or by 'phone is also available. Call, text or email me for more information.


Tracey Burgess Counselling Psychotherapist MBACP

Tracey Burgess Counselling Psychotherapist MBACP