Zoe Bell

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MBACP / Registered Member 00733518
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Canterbury, Kent, CT3 3FX
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a qualified experienced counsellor and I am based in Aylesham nr Canterbury Kent. I am a registered member of the BACP. I offer short and long term counselling which will be tailored to suit your needs. We will have an initial meeting where we can discuss your needs and concerns and then you can decide if you would like to engage in a counselling relationship with me. This can be done online or over the telephone if you prefer. I work with all individuals from age 5 and offer trauma informed practice.

I will work with you and offer a tailored bespoke service to meet your needs to ensure you feel respected. I aim to support you through talking therapy and our therapeutic relationship.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have 9 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults. I completed my intial training with Place2be and East Kent Rape Crisis Centre and have certificates in Narrative Therapy & Storytelling, Understanding Trauma & Personality, Working with Domestic Abuse, Perpetrators of Sexual Violence, Male Rape and Male Childhood Sexual Abuse, Working with Female Rape and Childhood Sexual Abuse. I am able to offer trauma informed talking therapy. I have extensive experience working with trauma, childhood sexual abuse, sexual violence, anxiety and depression. 
CPCAB Level 2 Counselling Skills
CPCAB Level 3 Counselling Studies
CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Undergraduate Certificate from the University of East London in Supporting Children, Young People and Families.
QLS Level 6 Diploma in Rape & Sexual Abuse

Member organisations

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

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£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

  1. Fees for sessions are Fifty pounds for a 50 minute face to face session.
    Telephone counselling and online counselling is fifty pounds for a 50 minute session.
    Concessions are available, student rate forty pounds for a 50 minute session and clients on a low income, fees can be discussed on an individual basis.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am able to be flexible with session times and can offer evening and Saturday morning sessions.

Further information

Open your mind to work through challenges, explore difficulties in a safe and confidential environment. I aim to support you to gain an insight, improve your understanding of your coping strategies and work together to reduce stress and heal.

If you have experienced trauma I will help you to reduce your trauma response symptoms help you understand your coping mechanisms. Together we will work to help you find balance and regulate emotions and feelings that may leave you feeling out of control.

I will offer you respect, choice, autonomy and control which is central to your healing process. I will meet you exactly where you are in your process.

I am happy to offer a free online or telephone consultation if you would like to ask me any questions and discuss the possibility of working together.

I have extensive experience with working with individuals who have experienced trauma, childhood sexual abuse, rape, sexual assault, relationship difficulties, anxiety, and depression.

I work with you and value you as an individual.

12 Coalfield Grove, Aylesham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 3FX

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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I will try and work with you to break down any accessibility barriers we experience and explore further options in necessary to facilitate you in being able to access counselling.

Online platforms

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