Zita Cox

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Stroud GL6 & London W1G
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About me

Zita Cox MBACP Accred: BAhons,(Philosophy and Psychology) Dip Counselling; MSc (Counselling, Supervision and Training) DipH (General Hypnotherapy Register) EMDR Europe Accredited Practioner. Brainspotting Practitioner.
Systemic Constellations Facilitator.

I have space at the moment. Working online. 

During this extraordinary time of coronavirus and self isolation many people experience anxiety and sadness and loneliness, this maybe all about the present but may also trigger past traumas.
i am now working online and by phone and have found it to work well - rather to my surprise as I have previously felt being face to face in a room was the most therapeutic.
Since this pandemic has led me to work online I have found counselling, EMDR and Brainspotting sessions can be very effective online. Maybe it helps to be in your own home and having this one to one conversation with the complete attention of the therapist without a need to travel.

Whatever the reasons online sessions can be very effective.

I have extensive experience of working with PTSD. Whether this is long term from childhood incidents or from recent events such as road accidents, or other personal injury, or experiences of conflict.

Including work with Emergence Services and Medical Staff.

Zita has 32 years experience of successfully helping and supporting people to transform their lives, to free themselves from the burden of past experience and to find the courage and support to identify the changes they want to make and to make them.

Zita has extensive experience as a Counsellor / Psychotherapist/ Hypnotherapist and EMDR Europe Accredited Practitioner. Zita has worked successfully with clients with a wide range of issues for 32 years. Zita has worked continuously in both the NHS and Private Practice. Ten Years as Lead Psychotherapist in a busy GP Practice in London and 17 years as a Psychotherapist and supervisor in Hospitals in Gloucester and London working with a mix of Staff and patients. Zita's experience includes a particular interest in Trauma, including Perinatal trauma ( before during and after birth of child), and all areas relating to employment and careers.
Often trauma's such as bullying early in life effect our ability to progress in life and make supportive and satisfying relationships both in work and our personal life.
Engaging in counselling, coaching or therapy can lead us to a satisfying understanding of who we are and what we want from life and what we have to contribute.

Zita has also worked with patients with cancer and with death and dying.

Zita now also identifies as a Personal Consultant as her range of experience and skills whilst fundamentally those of a committed Counsellor and Psychotherapist have expand into complementary areas all of which are concerned with Personal Development.


Therapeutic Appraoches:

EMDR (Eye Movement Dissociation Reprocessing);


TIR (Traumatic Incident Reprocessing)

Systemic Constellations
Mediation for conflict resolution and couples counselling.
Employment mediation and support for and during this process.
Consultative supervision for Counsellors and allied professionals.
Long and short term Psychotherapy.

for more details of these approaches please check out my website zitacox.com link above.

Session length is 60 minutes though EMDR and BrainSpotting sessions can be longer if required.

Zita offers safe, effective and confidential help with a wide range of problems.


A trauma could be any difficult and probably frightening experience, for example a difficult birth, an accident of some kind whether at work, home or a road traffic accident. Difficult situations and experiences and relationships including bullying or any other abusive relationships, or the death of someone close.

People have an inbuilt capacity to change, recover and move beyond even the most difficult circumstances and feelings.

Get In Touch

If you have any questions give Zita a call or email her to find out more.

Consulting rooms
Central London;

nearest tube stations Bond Street, Oxford Circus.

Gloucestershire near Stroud.

Training, qualifications & experience

MBACP (Accred)

UKRCP (Registered Independent Counsellor/Psychotherapist)
General Hypnotherapy Register ( Practitioner GQHP)

BA (hons) Philosophy Sussex University 1975

Diploma in Counselling Metanoia Psychotherapy Training Institute 1990

Traumatic Incident Debriefing and Traumatic Incident Reduction 1995

MSc Bristol University (Counselling, Supervision and Training) 1995

Family Systems Training with Albrecht Marh 2000

EMDR ( Eye Movement Desensitisation reprocessing) With Alexandra Richman 2008

Accredited Workplace Mediator 2009 Globis Ltd National Open College Network

DipH Accredited Hypnotherapist 2011 Academy Of Advanced Changework

BrainSpotting Training with BrainSpotting UK.

Further training in working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Alcohol and drug addiction, issues with food. Traumatic Incident Reduction and Gestalt etc;

I also facilitate Family, Organisational and Environmental Constellations.

Professional Membership
BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists)
GHR (General Hypnotherapy Register)
EMDR UK Association
BrainSpotting UK

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).

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with



Weight management

Weight loss

Personal, Professional and Creative Development


Additional information

Sliding scale of fees

When I work

All sessions are now online or phone whilst the coronavirus advice re social distancing is in place.

Further information

Testimonials are printed with permission but remain anonymous to protect confidentiality.


"Zita helped me explore my past, its negative effects on my present and how being mindful of this will improve my future outlook."

"Zita has helped me come to terms with the fact that we can't be liked or respected by everyone but we can learn to like and respect ourselves"

I didn't like myself now I do"

Systemic Coaching.

"As a manager it has helped me stand back and consider more before acting"

Consultant Supervision

"Zita used a variety of techniques with our team to explore situations where we were stuck, finding new ways to look at and solve problems together"

Other areas of Interest:
Walking Therapy
Systemic Constellations including Eco Constellaitons.

Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

Cavendish Square, London, W1G

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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