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Vivien Griffiths

Newcastle-under-lyme, Staffordshire, ST5
07470159122 07470159122
Newcastle-under-lyme, Staffordshire, ST5

About me

I am a fully qualified counsellor and supervisor with many years experience in a variety of settings including NHS Primary Care, mental health organisations and private practice. I offer a person-centred, integrative approach according to individual needs, including trainee counsellors, couples and long-term or brief therapy.

I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and I have delivered professional counselling training in Higher Education settings for 23 years. I also provide Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses to health care professionals and I am a trained Shared Reading facilitator (The Reader Organisation).

I provide counselling and supervision in a quiet, comfortable setting conveniently situated for Keele campus and on a main bus route from Stoke and Newcastle. There is ample parking.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like further information.

Training, qualifications & experience

PG Certificate in Counselling Supervision (Dist) 2003 Keele University
Graduate Diploma in Counselling 1997 Keele University
Certificate in Counselling 1995 Keele University

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

  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy


Counselling or supervision - £40 per hour

Reduction for counselling trainees - £35 per hour

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


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.

Wheelchair user access


Weekday appointments 9.00 am to 6.00 pm

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


I am a fully qualified counsellor and supervisor with many years experience in a variety of settings including NHS Primary Care, mental health organisations and private practice.

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Vivien Griffiths

Vivien Griffiths