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About me

Welcome to my page. My name is Tracey and I am an experienced counsellor and member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).  I am based in Dagenham and Buckhurst Hill.

Do you constantly worry? Do you struggle to say no to things you just don't want to do through fear of upsetting a friend or family member? Do you feel like it is a daily struggle to be perfect, constantly striving for other peoples acceptance of you?  All you need is a good night sleep, but your mind will not switch off? or maybe you feel like you are going mad.

These are all ways in which anxiety and low self - esteem can rear their head. That constant internal bully which will not be quiet.

Our thoughts, feelings and beliefs can dictate the way we live our lives and the choices we make.  At times these can feel completely overwhelming to us and difficult to manage. At times we may feel lost, confused and stuck. not entirely sure what is wrong but something just doesn't feel right. This can be a lonely, scary and misunderstood place.

I have extensive experience working with clients with anxiety, depression, self esteem and relationship issues.

learning to understand and accept yourself can be an unsettling place but it can equally be empowering and rewarding.  It can evoke choice and change that you never thought possible.

my aim is to support you through your journey by offering a safe, trusting and non-judgemental space for you to explore what is going on for you right now and what you would like the future to hold.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified humanistic therapist and my approach is to work in the 'hear and now'. This means that the most important part of our relationship is that you feel heard and understood by me and together we work towards creating trust between us.

as our relationship develops and you feel more comfortable we can introduce different types of therapy. I have extensive experience in cognitive behavioural therapy and working with anxiety and relationship issues.

There is no set agenda when using different types of therapy, together we can adapt to what works for you. MBCAP registered counsellor - no 00906703

  • Level 1,2,3 & 4 Certificate/Diploma in counselling
  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Certificate in treating generalised anxiety and panic disorder
  • Certificate in mental health awareness in the workplace
  • Certificate in working with distress, suicide and self-harm
  • Certificate in loss and bereavement
  • Certificate in working with shame
  • Certificate in online and telephone counselling
  • I have continued professional development in the following areas, cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness and depression.
  • Continued professional development in supporting people with domestic violence.
  • Continued supporting development with adult survivors of childhood abuse.
  • I have 20 years experience working with vulnerable adults and teenagers
  • I have extensive knowledge and experience in welfare benefits, representing vulnerable adults with learning difficulties and a wide spectrum of mental health issues.
  • I have extensive experience representing adults with mild, moderate and severe mental illness.

My Background:

I have worked in the voluntary and public sector organisations as a welfare benefits advisor for 20 years. i have also worked on several NHS health help projects. I have specialised in representing clients with mental health issues and learning difficulties.

I am fully insured. I have ongoing clinical supervision and regularly attend courses and further training to enhance my knowledge and professionalism development (CPD)

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.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

My fees are £40.00 / £50.00 for a 50 minute session.  depending on location

Fees are payable at the beginning of each session via cash, cheque or bank transfer.

I am available on a Monday and Wednesday/Thursday evenings evening; 6pm, 7pm and 8pm please telephone or email me to discuss further.


I am available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. 6.00 7.00 and 8.00pm

Other appointments may be available on request including Saturday sessions.

Further information

Buckhurst Hill - 5 minute walk from the station
Dagenham - 10 minute walk from the station.


Cherry Tree Therapy Centre
2 Station Parade Cherry Tree Rise
Buckhurst Hill

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

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.

Location in Dagenham - 10 minute walk from either Dagenham East Station or Dagenham Heathway

Tracey Sheehy MBACP

Tracey Sheehy MBACP