Zoe Bell

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Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25
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About me

Hello, my name is Zoe, and I am a qualified integrative counsellor. I have a Bicester based practice working in person or online with adults and teenagers. I offer both short term counselling and more long-term psychotherapy. I offer a free 30-minute online consultation which provides you with the opportunity to ask any questions you might have before deciding whether I am the right counsellor for you.

We all experience tough times in our life and our daily lives can drain us both physically and emotionally leaving us overwhelmed as we try to juggle our personal and work lives. I work with a wide range of emotional difficulties including anxiety, stress, bereavement and loss, low self-esteem, low self-confidence and have a particular interest in working with those affected by cancer either personally or through supporting others. I can provide you with a safe, comfortable space to talk through what is going on for you. My role is not to diagnose, offer advice or tell you what to do. My role is to support and help you explore and try to make sense of what you're struggling with. We will work together to find out what it is you wish to change and how you can make those changes so that you feel more connected or fulfilled in your life.

I work with adults, teenagers and young people and am a registered member of the BACP, working under their ethical framework. I work in an integrative way which means that I draw together elements from several therapy models to match your needs because I believe that we are all unique and there is no ‘one size fits all’. Working like this allows us to create a warm, respectful, and trusting relationship that feels safe, without judgment and with acceptance and which has you, my client, at its heart.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 5 CPCAB Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People
  • Level 4 CPCAB Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling 
  • Level 3 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Studies 
  • Level 2 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills 
  • TA101 Transactional Analysis – Iron Mill College - 2021

Current and Previous Experience:

I work part-time in a secondary school as part of their counselling team

I currently volunteer for a local charity supporting those affected by cancer either through their own diagnosis and treatment or friends or loved ones experiences. As part of my work with them I mentor a small team of trainee counsellors.

Formerly I was a volunteer counsellor with a charity helping young people with their mental health.


  • ASIST suicide prevention  - 2022
  • Training for Bereavement counselling – John Wilson - 2021
  • Dealing with Distress: Working with Suicide and Self Harm – Carolyn
  • Spring(online) - 2021
  • Relational Depth in Counselling & Psychotherapy – 2020
  • Moving your practice online - 2020

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

Please feel free to contact me for a no obligation 30 minute free consultation to see if I can help. In this time, you can begin to explain what you are looking for and get a sense of how I work which will help us decide if we can work well together.

Further information

I offer in person sessions from a comfortable room in the centre of Bicester. There is no onsite parking but there is free parking at the Sainsburys supermarket a 5 minute walk away. I also offer online counselling. 

Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

There is a set of approximately 14 steps up to my room. Parking is a short walk away in the centre of Bicester

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Zoe Bell
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