Zac Gensberg

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BA (Hons) Counselling. BACP member.
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Southend-on-sea SS1 & Westcliff-On-Sea SS0
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Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Looking for counselling is a great step towards improving your wellbeing! With my relaxed and authentic approach to counselling, I aim to make therapy as comfortable and compatible for you as possible, helping you achieve your wellbeing goals. 

Whether it's anxiety, depression, phobias, OCD, grief, or something else affecting your life, we can work together to try and help you come out the other side more content and fulfilled in life. Counselling and therapy is about you! You talking about what you want to talk about, you expressing yourself freely, you finding a way through the hardships you're facing; it is my responsibility to listen, empathise, and guide you, wherever I can. 

I have an integrative approach to counselling, meaning I utilise a variety of tools and techniques in therapy in order to best support you. My approach is centred around Humanism, meaning I value providing you with authenticity, empathy and acceptance, because I value you. 

My priorities in counselling are: Creating a safe, comfortable, and confidential environment. Presenting my authentic self, avoiding overly professional and medical approaches to therapy. Advocating for you, and your goals. 

I've worked with an array of presenting concerns in therapy, primarily; identity, sex/relationship concerns, LGBTQ+ concerns, and common mental health conditions. 

I am highly passionate about my work in mental health, and am always trying to learn and grow. 

I really hope to hear from you! 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a degree in Counselling, accredited by the University of East Anglia, topics covered include: 

  • Person Centred Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Transactional analysis, Psychodynamic therapy, and Creative Therapies. 
  • Common mental health conditions. 
  • Difference and Diversity. 
  • Loss, Attachment and Grief. 
  • Children and young people in counselling. 
  • Addiction. 
  • Existentialism and Philosophy. 

    I have garnered multiple years experience in therapy, working with a wide variety of age groups, identities, and mental health conditions; while using a varied toolkit of approaches. 

Member organisations

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.


£40.00 - £50.00

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Sessions are £40

Concessions available for student counsellors: £30 

Couples counselling: £50 

When I work

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Further information

I aim to continue my proficiency working with LGBTQ concerns, supporting the community and providing the necessary conditions for these identities to flourish :) 

I have extensive experience working with young adults, entering university and the working world. 

I have experience with Autism (ASC) within both my personal and professional life. 

37 Clarence Street, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 1BH

Westcliff-On-Sea, SS0

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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