William Bentley

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Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3HG
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I am an experienced Counsellor / Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor for other counsellors and Therapists with  20 years of experience. 

I provide a supportive and respectful space in which you can explore your thoughts, feelings and beliefs I am based in Oxford where I have a room to see clients and I work Mondays in the Centre of Abingdon  and I also work on Line.

Over the last 20 years I have worked in a wide range of work settings including being the manager and lead Counsellor for a treatment centre for Alcoholism and addiction, as well I was  a Group therapist in a Therapeutic community with the NHS treating personality disorders,  and have been working as a private therapist since 2012. 

Please look at my website for further details. 

I work primarily using Transactional Analysis (TA). TA is a powerful therapeutic approach which is widely used by psychotherapists and counsellors. I am also a qualified CBT therapist.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • 4 years of Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy training
  • Practitioner Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
  • Level 3 certificate in Counselling Skills and Theory.
  • I am a MBACP ( accredited )
  • Transactional Analysis Practitioner

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£55.00 per session
Free initial in-person session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

The initial assessment session is free for a full 50 minute session. The fee for subsequent sessions is £55 per 50 min.

A limited number of Concessionary places may be available for those on low income or unemployed.

You are welcome to ring me to discuss your situation and/or to make an initial appointment

Phone 01865 395380 / 07595 383596 or Email willb.counselling@gmail.com

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

day and evening sessions available

5a Market Place, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3HG

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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