Counselling in HR9

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Photo of Kenneth Evans, Counsellor in HR9, England
Kenneth Evans
Counsellor, BPC
Verified
Everyone needs a little support from time to time. Perhaps you or someone you know feel that you ought to be able to manage your feelings, but are finding them too much at the moment. You may be feeling overwhelmed, sad, anxious, angry or confused. The demands of work, relationships, families, financial worries, or caring for someone can all make it difficult to cope. You may have experienced loss through bereavement, redundancy, or retirement, or you might be struggling with your sense of identity, self-confidence, health, or direction in home life or at work. You may feel that you are struggling with some other unique issue.
Everyone needs a little support from time to time. Perhaps you or someone you know feel that you ought to be able to manage your feelings, but are finding them too much at the moment. You may be feeling overwhelmed, sad, anxious, angry or confused. The demands of work, relationships, families, financial worries, or caring for someone can all make it difficult to cope. You may have experienced loss through bereavement, redundancy, or retirement, or you might be struggling with your sense of identity, self-confidence, health, or direction in home life or at work. You may feel that you are struggling with some other unique issue.
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Photo of Serenity Focus Counselling, Counsellor in HR9, England
Serenity Focus Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
I truly believe that each individual experiences mental health differently. Whether you are experiencing grief, loss, stress, anxiety or something else, speaking about things where you are truly listened to can make a real difference. I work using the person centered approach meaning that my clients and their unique individual needs are truly at the center of my counselling practice.
I truly believe that each individual experiences mental health differently. Whether you are experiencing grief, loss, stress, anxiety or something else, speaking about things where you are truly listened to can make a real difference. I work using the person centered approach meaning that my clients and their unique individual needs are truly at the center of my counselling practice.
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Photo of Phil Meek, Counsellor in HR9, England
Phil Meek
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified
I pride myself on offering my clients a safe place to explore their concerns. I have a warm and empathic approach to my work. I work on empowering that person with the awareness and inner strength to help them move forward to a better place emotionally.
I pride myself on offering my clients a safe place to explore their concerns. I have a warm and empathic approach to my work. I work on empowering that person with the awareness and inner strength to help them move forward to a better place emotionally.
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Photo of Jenna Ashford, Psychologist in HR9, England
Jenna Ashford
Psychologist, MSc, CPsychol
Verified
I am a Sport Psychologist and Performance Consultant. I work with sports people of all ages and abilities, helping you to reach your sporting potential. Whether you are struggling with a particular aspect of your performance, have plateaued, or are just looking to find an extra gear, I can support you to learn more about yourself and your mind. Through my experience competing in elite-level sport and with years of working as a psychologist in sport, business and education, I have an in-depth understanding of how the mind works. I am passionate about supporting others to develop their mindset and reach their potential.
I am a Sport Psychologist and Performance Consultant. I work with sports people of all ages and abilities, helping you to reach your sporting potential. Whether you are struggling with a particular aspect of your performance, have plateaued, or are just looking to find an extra gear, I can support you to learn more about yourself and your mind. Through my experience competing in elite-level sport and with years of working as a psychologist in sport, business and education, I have an in-depth understanding of how the mind works. I am passionate about supporting others to develop their mindset and reach their potential.
028 9694 3542 View 028 9694 3542
Photo of Carol Fairbairn at A Quiet Corner , Counsellor in HR9, England
Carol Fairbairn at A Quiet Corner
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
I can offer you 20yrs of experienced, professional counselling. After qualification I worked for the Counselling & Psychotherapy Service of Herefordshire Mind. Apart from working with clients experiencing wide ranging mental health distress, we also offered counselling to the long term unemployed at Job Centres throughout the County. These often challenging sessions gave me experience with a wide ranging client base. I see our time together as a confidential, collaborative process where we will work together to resolve your current concerns.
I can offer you 20yrs of experienced, professional counselling. After qualification I worked for the Counselling & Psychotherapy Service of Herefordshire Mind. Apart from working with clients experiencing wide ranging mental health distress, we also offered counselling to the long term unemployed at Job Centres throughout the County. These often challenging sessions gave me experience with a wide ranging client base. I see our time together as a confidential, collaborative process where we will work together to resolve your current concerns.
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Photo of Lisa Marie Soda, Counsellor in HR9, England
Lisa Marie Soda
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
There are many reasons you may be seeking counselling, but I imagine you are wanting something to change. My aim is to facilitate a relationship that is tailored to you and created with you. This provides the conditions for you to explore the challenges freely and safely you may face, as well as the trauma or difficulties you have experienced. Counselling is not only about what we think of ourselves and our life but more importantly, our felt sense of ourselves and our visceral experience of life. Giving space and awareness to our experience is what informs us of what is needed for healing, growth, and change.
There are many reasons you may be seeking counselling, but I imagine you are wanting something to change. My aim is to facilitate a relationship that is tailored to you and created with you. This provides the conditions for you to explore the challenges freely and safely you may face, as well as the trauma or difficulties you have experienced. Counselling is not only about what we think of ourselves and our life but more importantly, our felt sense of ourselves and our visceral experience of life. Giving space and awareness to our experience is what informs us of what is needed for healing, growth, and change.
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Photo of Mara Giulia McMaster, Counsellor in HR9, England
Mara Giulia McMaster
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
For me the therapeutic value of therapy is about creating a safe space for the client in which they can start their process of healing. I will enable you tell your story in a way that is not about giving advice but more about empowering you to make the changes that you are looking to make. This might be about yourself or in your relationships with others. The focus of my Therapy is to enable you to explore the parts of you that you wish to look at and to make sense of the world around you. Together we can explore the challenges you might be facing and from those challenges discover solutions which will enable personal growth.
For me the therapeutic value of therapy is about creating a safe space for the client in which they can start their process of healing. I will enable you tell your story in a way that is not about giving advice but more about empowering you to make the changes that you are looking to make. This might be about yourself or in your relationships with others. The focus of my Therapy is to enable you to explore the parts of you that you wish to look at and to make sense of the world around you. Together we can explore the challenges you might be facing and from those challenges discover solutions which will enable personal growth.
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Photo of Laurel Tester, Counsellor in HR9, England
Laurel Tester
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
I have a special interest in intergenerational and relational trauma. This includes working with mothers to heal their own 'mother wound,' and also working with men on internalised messages of masculinity, identity and intimacy.
I have a special interest in intergenerational and relational trauma. This includes working with mothers to heal their own 'mother wound,' and also working with men on internalised messages of masculinity, identity and intimacy.
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Photo of Catherine Quayle, Counsellor in HR9, England
Catherine Quayle
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
An experienced counsellor, I work with a broad range of issues with adults from all walks of life, including busy professional people who often worry that counselling is indulgent or shows weakness. Ultimately whatever our issue, we want relief - to finally express what we hide, to be truly heard, accepted, and for this process to actually help. I provide a safe, space for coming to terms with really difficult experiences. I help people get clarity on their situation, I support in finding ways to cope with life’s difficulties, and importantly, facilitate the process of being true to yourself.
An experienced counsellor, I work with a broad range of issues with adults from all walks of life, including busy professional people who often worry that counselling is indulgent or shows weakness. Ultimately whatever our issue, we want relief - to finally express what we hide, to be truly heard, accepted, and for this process to actually help. I provide a safe, space for coming to terms with really difficult experiences. I help people get clarity on their situation, I support in finding ways to cope with life’s difficulties, and importantly, facilitate the process of being true to yourself.
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Photo of Helen Bryden, Counsellor in HR9, England
Helen Bryden
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
I'm a BACP registered counsellor and integrative psychotherapist based in Monmouth, South Wales. I provide a safe and relaxed atmosphere where whatever worries or problems you may have can be explored. As well as addressing specific issues that are concerning you, regular sessions with me can help you gain clarity around confusing patterns in your life, a greater understanding of what triggers strong emotion in you and a new-found sense of freedom and choice around how you would like your life to be.
I'm a BACP registered counsellor and integrative psychotherapist based in Monmouth, South Wales. I provide a safe and relaxed atmosphere where whatever worries or problems you may have can be explored. As well as addressing specific issues that are concerning you, regular sessions with me can help you gain clarity around confusing patterns in your life, a greater understanding of what triggers strong emotion in you and a new-found sense of freedom and choice around how you would like your life to be.
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Photo of Wendy Harvey, Psychotherapist in HR9, England
Wendy Harvey
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
1 Endorsed
I specialise in working with couples and individuals from a holistic/mindfulness perspective. I have over 25 years of experience of accompanying people of all ages with every kind of issue on their journeys of self-exploration. My original training was with Relate and I have since trained in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, Somatic Trauma Work, Whole Body Focusing and Craniosacral Therapy. I have an interest in working with family relationship issues with Family Systems, Family Constellations and Non-Violent Communication approaches. I have a longstanding meditation and spiritual practice which is the foundation for my work.
I specialise in working with couples and individuals from a holistic/mindfulness perspective. I have over 25 years of experience of accompanying people of all ages with every kind of issue on their journeys of self-exploration. My original training was with Relate and I have since trained in Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, Somatic Trauma Work, Whole Body Focusing and Craniosacral Therapy. I have an interest in working with family relationship issues with Family Systems, Family Constellations and Non-Violent Communication approaches. I have a longstanding meditation and spiritual practice which is the foundation for my work.
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Photo of Pippa Haverly, Counsellor in HR9, England
Pippa Haverly
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Life can be really complex and often overwhelming, leaving us at times feeling isolated and alone, even when we are surrounded by people. As such there might be many different reasons why people come into counselling. Sometimes the issues we experience have clear causes and explanations and at other times it might feel less obvious and harder therefore to identify. What I would hope to offer you is a place that feels safe, supportive and confidential where you are able to explore whatever it is for you personally that you want to address without fear of judgement and criticism.
Life can be really complex and often overwhelming, leaving us at times feeling isolated and alone, even when we are surrounded by people. As such there might be many different reasons why people come into counselling. Sometimes the issues we experience have clear causes and explanations and at other times it might feel less obvious and harder therefore to identify. What I would hope to offer you is a place that feels safe, supportive and confidential where you are able to explore whatever it is for you personally that you want to address without fear of judgement and criticism.
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Photo of Dr Jenny Nam, Psychologist in HR9, England
Dr Jenny Nam
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified
I view seeing a psychologist for ones’ mental well being in the same way as having a personal trainer for physical fitness. It makes good health sense. How many sessions and how often depends on the issue and what works best for you. If you have difficulties such as anxiety, low mood, complex trauma, PTSD, OCD, stress or just want to learn more about yourself, I’m here to help. As a psychologist, I’m able to help increase our understanding of ourselves and how any issues have come about and developed in the first place. This understanding can offer much relief in itself but also help to guide the treatment.
I view seeing a psychologist for ones’ mental well being in the same way as having a personal trainer for physical fitness. It makes good health sense. How many sessions and how often depends on the issue and what works best for you. If you have difficulties such as anxiety, low mood, complex trauma, PTSD, OCD, stress or just want to learn more about yourself, I’m here to help. As a psychologist, I’m able to help increase our understanding of ourselves and how any issues have come about and developed in the first place. This understanding can offer much relief in itself but also help to guide the treatment.
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Photo of Clare Llewellyn-Bailey, Counsellor in HR9, England
Clare Llewellyn-Bailey
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Ross-on-Wye HR9  (Online Only)
I work with clients who are ready to make changes in their life; to feel happier, to find their true potential, to dare to be themselves. With me as your sounding board, motivator and guide, I can help you explore: what is holding you back, what your fears are, what habits you want to shed and importantly, how life will be once you've achieved your goal.
I work with clients who are ready to make changes in their life; to feel happier, to find their true potential, to dare to be themselves. With me as your sounding board, motivator and guide, I can help you explore: what is holding you back, what your fears are, what habits you want to shed and importantly, how life will be once you've achieved your goal.
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Photo of Clarity in Mind, Psychotherapist in HR9, England
Clarity in Mind
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Clarity in Mind has been established to set new standards in therapy for both individuals and organisations alike. Our philosophy is that each client has their own unique needs and circumstances & should have a tailored holistic plan created for them. Our service is provided by highly qualified and experienced therapists who share this philosophy. We provide assessment and evidence-based treatment for individuals who wish to understand then learn to cope more effectively with life issues, such as: depression, anxiety, OCD, panic and phobias post traumatic stress, eating disorders personality disorders and neurodiversity.
Clarity in Mind has been established to set new standards in therapy for both individuals and organisations alike. Our philosophy is that each client has their own unique needs and circumstances & should have a tailored holistic plan created for them. Our service is provided by highly qualified and experienced therapists who share this philosophy. We provide assessment and evidence-based treatment for individuals who wish to understand then learn to cope more effectively with life issues, such as: depression, anxiety, OCD, panic and phobias post traumatic stress, eating disorders personality disorders and neurodiversity.
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Photo of Claire Harrison, Counsellor in HR9, England
Claire Harrison
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
Do you constantly feel anxious and frustrated with yourself ? Do you keep repeating the same behaviour patterns ? There is a reason for this. I have helped many clients to work through traumatic life experiences. You can start again with a new self confidence that comes from a place of love rather than hate for who you are. Things do not have to stay the same. You can change how you feel about yourself and learn to accept yourself, even the bits you don't like ! You can learn to regulate your feelings and work with them rather than being afraid and controlled by them.
Do you constantly feel anxious and frustrated with yourself ? Do you keep repeating the same behaviour patterns ? There is a reason for this. I have helped many clients to work through traumatic life experiences. You can start again with a new self confidence that comes from a place of love rather than hate for who you are. Things do not have to stay the same. You can change how you feel about yourself and learn to accept yourself, even the bits you don't like ! You can learn to regulate your feelings and work with them rather than being afraid and controlled by them.
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Photo of Rebecca Lacey, Counsellor in HR9, England
Rebecca Lacey
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Hello. If you are nervous about coming to seek support, but want to discover more about yourself and your struggles, I can offer you a non-judgemental supportive relationship, where you are welcomed and accepted for who you are and what you bring. If you find yourself stuck in patterns that you wish to change, or held back by fears or feelings of despair, I can offer a warm, consistent relationship and a safe space to explore how you might discover new freedoms and choices.
Hello. If you are nervous about coming to seek support, but want to discover more about yourself and your struggles, I can offer you a non-judgemental supportive relationship, where you are welcomed and accepted for who you are and what you bring. If you find yourself stuck in patterns that you wish to change, or held back by fears or feelings of despair, I can offer a warm, consistent relationship and a safe space to explore how you might discover new freedoms and choices.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in HR9

10+

Average cost per session

£50

Counsellors in HR9 who prioritize treating:

76% Anxiety
71% Depression
71% Self Esteem
71% Stress
65% Trauma and PTSD
59% Relationship Issues
59% Bereavement

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

50% Aviva
50% Bupa
25% Other

How Counsellors in HR9 see their clients

95% In Person and Online
5% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in HR9?

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Most Psychologists in the directory are accredited members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and/or are registered in the Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for psychotherapists and counsellors in the UK, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in the UK. Psychologists have earned a degree in psychology and many are members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and have completed a postgraduate qualification in a specialism. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a psychology degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the BACP or UKCP, they are required to have completed a training course as well as clinical and supervision hours.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the UK could be between £30 - £60 when seeing a counsellor and £60 - £150 and up when seeing a clinical psychologist. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The NHS Talking therapies programme offers free of charge counselling for common mental health problems like anxiety and depression. The service is available to anyone registered with a GP, though you do not necessarily need to be referred by your GP and can refer yourself directly to a Talking therapies service. The service will provide different solutions, including group and individual therapy, for a limited number of sessions which are generally up to six.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the BACP, the UKCP, or BPS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there has been participation in a criminal act or act of terror, or if there is potential or known harm to the client or others, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.