Tracy Brown

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Dip Couns Reg MBACP/ACC - Accredited
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Chorleywood WD3 & Hemel Hempstead HP3
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About me

All of us face difficulties in our lives and the past few years have been particularly challenging.  The pandemic turned our lives upside down and living with uncertainty brings fear and increased anxiety.   However, sometimes the feelings that accompany the anxiety or low mood can be overwhelming and perhaps this is why you have decided to seek counselling at this time.

Or you may have a big decision to make, perhaps you are trying to make sense of a relationship, address hopes or fears for the future or you may simply want to talk and have someone listen. Whatever the reason, well done for taking the first step towards doing something about the difficult emotions that are troubling you.

Finding a counsellor can feel daunting and is an important decision, this is why I am very happy to meet with you for an introductory session, at a reduced rate, to see whether you feel I am someone you would be comfortable working with.

I have 18 years experience of helping people with a wide range of problems. As a fully qualified and accredited integrative counsellor I have a warm, compassionate and non judgemental approach to considering the issues that are preventing us from living happy, fulfilled lives, and we will work together to achieve this. I am confidential and I won't tell you what to do, but I believe that we all have the capacity to change. As an integrative counsellor I am trained to work psychodynamically, humanistically, or using CBT depending on the individual. I have also been trained in creative therapy and this can sometimes be helpful for exploring difficult thoughts and feelings.

Please take a moment to read what some of my clients have written:

Client A - Age 50

I wanted to drop you a line to say thank you for being such a good counsellor. You were so insightful, encouraging and easy to talk to. Thank you for being a brilliant listening ear and for gently helping me to address some significant issues in my life. I have completed the series of sessions with you a stronger, happier, more confident and more resilient man. You have a really special gifting for your work.

Client B - Age 30

'It has been so helpful to have someone to talk things through with and share difficult thoughts and feelings with. I have really valued your reflections and thoughts, suggestions of techniques with which I might be able to begin to change things, and your kind and thoughtful way of listening. Between sessions I found myself thinking ‘I must tell Tracy about this’ or ‘I wonder what Tracy would say about that’, which in turn meant that I began to allow myself to have a different way of viewing things.

Thank you! I really feel I have the tools to begin to make positive changes in my life and move forward, and so much of that has been down to the time we have spent together'

Client C: Age 17

'You helped me realise that it is OK to feel this way.  Thank you for understanding me and not judging me, as well as helping me to feel safe.  I feel I am on the right track and with hard work and determination I can see myself changing each day'

Client D: Age 50

'Tracy's kind and gentle nature was the perfect forum to share the troubles that were on my mind.  She has a great way of making you feel safe again after years of listening to negative self talk.  I cannot thank her enough'

Client E
:  Age 21

'Counselling with Tracy has helped me to look at my thoughts and emotions.  It has helped me to communicate with people about my feelings without getting angry all the time.  Having counselling has made me realise that I am not alone and has helped me to trust someone again'

Client F:  35

Tracy was kind and helpful and I would definitely recommend her to anyone.  She helped me through a difficult time and I was able to understand that I didn't have to 'fix' everything and everyone!'

Client G: 45

'Thank you Tracy for being so kind and understanding and making me realise it is OK to ask for help.  The thing I found most useful was talking through and coming up with strategies that I can use easily to challenge some of my negative thoughts.'

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Registered member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Registered and accredited member of ACC (Association of Christian Counsellors)
  • Dip in Integrative Therapeutic Counselling
  • Full Professional Insurance
  • DBS checked

My background is in Pastoral Care and I have extensive experience of working with parents, teenagers and young people.  I also work with people living with cancer and their families.

I have a specific interest in dementia and supporting those who are affected by dementia, including family and friends.

As part of my private practice I take referrals from a GP Surgery and I have worked as a counsellor within the NHS and privately with cancer patients and their carers. I also work at Marylebone Counselling Centre.

I am fully committed to continuous professional development and over the last year I have completed the following training:

Working with childhood Abuse 

Relational Depth working with Cancer

Trauma and Grounding Techniques

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Youth Mental Health First Aid

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.

Association for Christian Counsellors (ACC)

The Association of Christian Counsellors and Linked Professions is a professional body representing and setting standards for Christian counselling and care in the UK. The organisation is made up of various different membership categories, including Counsellor and Accredited, and requires all members working as counsellors to undertake Continuous Professional Development on a regular basis.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Unemployed

Additional information

  • Introductory Session £45
  • Subsequent 50 minute sessions £60
  • Some concessions offered if you are unemployed

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am available during the day time on Thursdays and some early evenings .

Further information

Timing of Sessions

Each session will last 50 minutes and is usually weekly. It is entirely your choice how long you come for counselling. Short term work (6 - 20 sessions) can help you address a specific issue or provide space and time for you to work through a crisis. Longer term work may be more appropriate to address more deep seated, complex problems - childhood abuse or chronic depression, for example.

During the past 2 years, like most counsellors, I have moved to work via Zoom but I also do some 'walk and talk' sessions with clients which are proving popular.  Face to face work is also now possible again.

Any questions?

Please e-mail me or call to ask any questions you need to and if you would like to we can arrange for an introductory session for you to decide if I am the right counsellor for you.

Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, WD3

Flaunden, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

Fully accessible in Chorleywood. Not accessible in Flaunden unfortunately.

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