Actualize Counselling & Actualize Wellbeing - Tracy Porter

Actualize Counselling  & Actualize Wellbeing - Tracy Porter

Chess Medical Centre
260-290 Berkhampstead Road

07901593404 / 07901593404

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About me

I am a BA qualified (Metanoia), BACP registered and CRB checked counsellor with over 20 years' experience in a variety of settings in both the public and private sectors. I offer a nurturing, safe and confidential environment facilitating self-awareness and personal development, allowing my clients to actualize their potential and find their path to a brighter future.

My private practice is Actualize Counselling, which provides counselling for adults and couples.

I am also Director of Services for a nonprofit Community Interest Company - Actualize Wellbeing that is committed to early intervention and affordable counselling for children, young people and families. This service is a subsidised service in order to reduce session costs. We offer play, clay & sand tray therapy and also run therapeutic support groups for families/ carers of children with ASD, eating disorders, self harm & emotional behaviour. If you need services from Actualize Wellbeing, please contact on or 07901593404

I also offer supervision for counsellors and trainee counsellors, and have over 10 years' experience and a counselling supervisor.

My focus is to help individuals heal and grow in self-awareness & inner strength. I achieve this by providing a safe space, listening to your concerns and facilitating self-development by using the appropriate therapeutic approach. I offer Person-Centred Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Transactional Analysis (TA), Clay Therapy, Play Therapy and Creative Therapies.

Issues that I can help with:

  • Anxiety
  • Postnatal depression
  • Eating distress
  • Alcohol or substance misuse
  • Problems at school
  • Relationships
  • Grief
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Anger
  • Panic attacks
  • Depression & low mood
  • Shame
  • OCD
  • Loneliness
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Suicidal feelings

and many more.....

I am also a qualified Primary School Teacher, am CRB cleared and maintain professional registration with BACP, BAPCA and PTUK

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons) Person Centred Counselling (Metanoia Institute)
  • Diploma (Metanoia Institute) Person Centred Counselling
  • AEB CSCT Advanced Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Counselling, Humanistic Therapy (including Transactional Analysis and Gestalt Therapy), Psychodynamic Therapy.
  • PGCE in Primary Teaching
  • Certificate in Supervision
  • Certificate in Couples Counselling
  • Certificate in Group Facilitation

Specialist training in; alcohol and substance misuse, 12 Step Programme, Bereavement Counselling, Anger, Existentialism, Play Therapy, Working with Children, ASD, Easting distress, Multicultural Supervision, Child Protection, Motivational Interviewing, Building Learning Power, NLP, Focussing and many more.....

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Counselling for adults and couples

Counselling for children, young people and families.

Individual counselling supervision.


£45 per 50 minute session - adults and couples

Actualize Wellbeing - £35 per session - children, young people and families for 50 minute session

£60 per session - supervision for 90 minute session

Maps & Directions

Chesham, HP5 3EZ

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

My consulting room is upstairs, but there is a stair lift


Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday, Friday by appointment

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Supervision & training

I have been working as a counselling supervisor for 12 years.

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