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About us

Valley Trust is a registered charity providing a professional and confidential counselling service for primary and secondary school pupils with emotional, social or behavioural problems.

The Valley Trust has been successfully providing a counselling service in Surrey since 1985. From 1994 we have extended that service to primary and secondary schools in the surrounding counties, with a total of 38 now using our service. All our counsellors our professional qualified and accredited with a recognised professional body and have many years experience of working with pupils of all ages.

Training, qualifications & experience

All of our counsellors are professionally qualified and accredited members of a recognised counselling body with many years post qualification experience of working with children and young people.

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

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.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Fees

Additional information

Our minimum school contract is 2.5 hours per week which equates to around 15 pupils receiving 6-8 sessions during the school year for a cost of circa £3,600.

Preliminary consultations with schools are free of charge. We are pleased to talk things through initially over the telephone with no obilgation.

Valley Trust, 11 Midleton Industrial Estate, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 8XW

Type of session

In person