Zoe Foster

Zoe Foster

3 Sandalwood Close

Best Practice South
26-30 London Road

07764 667249 / 07764 667249

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About me

FREE 30 Minute Telephone Consultation

This gives you, the client, a chance to see if the client/counsellor dynamic works for you. This is important for a strong therapeutic relationship. All conversations and consultations are confidential.

About The Foster Practice - Counselling & Coaching

Modern life brings many challenges – each of us meets these in our own unique way. Occasionally, problems feel insurmountable or a strategy may not be working. We may experience sleep loss, irritability, mood changes such as anger or even feel unwell.

Counselling and coaching are powerful ways to take control. Therapy is tailored and practical to deal with issues such as stress, anxiety and depression.

The work follows ethical guidelines for the following organisations:

  • The National Counselling
  • British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • British Infertility Counselling Association
  • European Mentoring and Coaching Council

I work with a strong set of values based around:

  • Trust
  • Honesty
  • Confidentiality

Training, qualifications & experience

Over the years I have developed and delivered stress management workshops, education and 1-1 support for employees and managers including coaching and mentoring. After a lengthy corporate career, I now focus on talking therapies.

I am passionate about mental health and how it is perceived. We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. When our mental health is compromised, it can be as debilitating as a physical health issue. When we experience stress, anxiety, depression or any other mental health issue it often impacts our physical health also. Life events such as relationship issues, divorce, work problems all can impact our resilience and ability to cope.

Calling a counsellor or coach can be a daunting prospect. You can book a FREE consultation in order to see how I work. I often use both coaching and counselling with clients where appropriate so they can build on re-usable techniques and develop skills for the challenges they face.

As part of my work I also specialise in the journey that is often labelled 'infertility' or 'fertility'. This can be an incredibly difficult and, at times, distressing experience. We often focus on the practical aspects of clinical intervention whilst trying to manage our own feelings and conflicts. Counselling is a powerful way to take control - particularly so when making difficult and emotional choices.

My work with clients is 'integrated' and 'client-centred'. Integrated counsellors draw on many varied theories and interventions depending on the clients needs and goals. One client may work more creatively and another more cognitively. Client-centred work involves ensuring that the client's needs, goals and own resources sit at the centre of any work done during sessions.

Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Advanced Professional Diplomona in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Photos & videos

  • Why try Counselling?
  • Resilience from Daily Adversity
  • What makes up our resilience?


£45/hr with 10% discount for 6+ Sessions

Further information

I believe there is a never ending learning curve when it comes to the human condition.

As a result I write articles which are available for free to anyone visiting my website or social media channels. To access these sources, please do look at the website where you will see links to my social channels.

Maps & Directions

Clanfield, PO8 0QH
Waterlooville, PO8 8DL

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:


Please do call between 9-7pm Monday to Friday, 9-11am Saturday. I will always try to answer. However, if I am with a client, I will call back within 2 hours.

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme