Zoe Foster

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Clanfield PO8 & Waterlooville PO8
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

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 and Psychotherapy Society
  • British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy

I work with a strong set of values based around:

  • Trust
  • Honesty
  • Confidentiality

Training, qualifications & experience

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.

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.

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.

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.

BA (Hons) Humanistic and Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy - First Class Honours

Advanced Professional Diploma Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Diploma in Counselling Skills

I complete additional continued professional development throughout the year including formal training courses, publications, staying informed of the latest research in mental health.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BACP
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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Therapies offered

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Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA
  • Aviva
  • Vitality

Additional information

£60/hr

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Please do call between 9-5pm Monday to Friday. I will always try to answer. However, if I am with clients, I will respond within 2 hours.

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.

3 Sandalwood Close, Clanfield, Hampshire, PO8 0QH

Cowplain, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Doxy

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