Valerie Hargrave BA, PG Dip, Registered Member MBACP (Accred)

Valerie Hargrave BA, PG Dip, Registered Member MBACP (Accred)

About me

I qualified as an integrative therapist at Roehampton University in 2012 and have been working as a therapist in private practice since this time.I have worked in a number of settings including a school, an organisation for people with substance misuse issues and a centre for people dealing with domestic violence. I use a number of different counselling models and will use what you and I feel will be most helpful to you. I have experience of working through a wide range of issues including:

  • Anxiety
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Addiction
  • Domestic violence
  • Family issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-esteem

I have undertaken further training in Mindfulness and Life Coaching at City Lit London.

I can offer regular weekly appointments on an ongoing basis. I am also able to work in a more flexible way if you work shifts or are unable to commit to the same time every week for other reasons. My fees are as follows: £50 for the initial assessment which lasts approximately 1hr and 20 mins and £45 for ongoing weekly sessions which last 50 mins to 1 hour. I am able to offer concessionary rates please feel free to discuss my fee at your assessment should you choose to book one with me.

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy. I have worked as a counsellor in many settings including; schools, organisations for people dealing with addictions and a centre for people suffering from domestic violence.

I have undertaken further training in Mindfulness and Life Coaching at City London

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


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First session 1.5hrs - £50
50 minute session   - £45

I can offer concessionary rates on an ad hoc basis. Please feel free to discuss my fee at your assessment interview.

Further information

I am based in Purley and work out of my home. There is limited parking available directly outside my home and there is also parking available immediately adjacent. I live near Purley railway station and on the 412 bus route.

Maps & Directions

Croydon, CR8

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: No


I am available from 10 am to 8pm Monday to Friday and from 9am to 12noon on Sunday.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Supervision & training

I am currently training to be a supervisor with CSTD.  I am offering reduced cost supervision to practitioners at a rate of £30 until I am fully qualified.  I have supervision in place for my supervision hours and I would be seeking to offer nurturing and supportive supervision to my supervisee clients.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:No
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