Counsellors

Below you can find a list of our current team of counsellors. They all have a very wide range of experience but we have listed some of their areas of particular specialism below as well.


Vicki Benson

Dip.Couns, PGCE Primary Education, BA (Hons) Linguistics & Spanish
MNCS
Counsellor and Tutor

Areas of specialism: Body Image, Children & Young People, Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Stress, Trauma.

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Sumita Bhola

Dip.Couns, EMBA International Human Resource Management, PGDIP Human Resource Management, BA Business Studies
MBACP
Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Bereavement, Life Coaching, Mental Health, Safeguarding, Suicide.

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Sam Bishop

Dip.Couns
MBACP
Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Emotional Abuse, Mental Health, Rape & Sexual Abuse, Safeguarding, Suicide, Trauma, Young People.

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Nat Clewley

Dip.couns Level 5 (BTEC EDEXCEL), Level 6 CBCAP Clinical Supervision
MBACP (Accred)

Counsellor, Intake Lead, Tutor & Trainee SV

Areas of specialism: Abuse, Children & Young People, Domestic Violence, Mental Health, Safeguarding, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Suicide, Trauma, Understanding Diversity.

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Neil Collins

Dip.Couns

MBACP

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Bereavement, Loss, Mental Health.

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Alice Davies

BACP student member

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Young People.


Peter Frewer

Dip.Couns

MBACP

Counsellor, Tutor and SV

Areas of Specialism: Abuse, Bereavement, Body Image, Child Abuse, Children & Young People, Eating Disorders, Mental Health, Rape & Sexual Assault, Relationships, Safeguarding, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Suicide.

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Carol Harmston-Dean

BA QTS (Hons), Dip.Couns

Snr Accred NCS

Senior Clinical Lead, Counsellor, Supervisor, Lead Trainer, Internal Verifier, Client Manager

Areas of Specialism: Bereavement, Children and Young People, Couples, Emotional abuse and Narcissism, Family work, Mental Health issues and Illness, Safeguarding,  Sexuality and Identity.

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Ciaran Hurley

Dip.Couns

MNCS

Counsellor

Areas of Specialism: Anxiety, Children & Young People, Depression, Emotional Abuse, Identity, Mental Health, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Sexuality, Stress.

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Jo Livingstone

Dip.Couns

MBACP

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Anxiety, Young People


Chi-Ming Lee

Student Member of BACP

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Young People


Thomas Marty

Dip.couns, Safeguarding Lead & Prevent Lead Trained, Shamanic Practitioner, Reiki Master, Colour Therapist.

MNCS

Counsellor & Senior Tutor

Areas of specialism: Abuse, Bereavement, Children & Young People, Identity, Life-Coaching, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Safeguarding, Self-Esteem, Sudden & Traumatic Death, Suicide.

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Claire Matthew

Dip.Couns. BA(hons) Social Science. PGDip in Crime, Deviance & Social Policy.

NCS Accredited.

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Abuse, Children & Young People, Domestic Violence, Mental Health, Rape & Sexual Assault, Relationships, Safeguarding, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Suicide.


Theresa McCaskie

Dip.Couns, Sandplay Therapist, Hypnotherapist
MNCS (Accred)
Counsellor & Administrator

Areas of specialism: Abuse, Body Image, Children & Young People, Domestic Violence, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Rape & Sexual Assault, Safeguarding, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Stress, Sudden & Traumatic Death, Suicide.

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Isha Mehta

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Cultural Identity & Generational Impact, Mental Health, Self-Esteem, Suicide, Transitioning through life stages, Young People.


Helen Mountford

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Bereavement, Young People.


Heather Oglesby

BA Hons Counselling, Foundation Degree of Arts in Counselling, Dip.Couns

MBACP

Areas of specialism: Anger Management, Gender Dysphoria, Gender Identity, Identity, Mindfulness, Relationships, Self-Harm, Sexuality, Stress, Suicide.

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Emily Plater

Student Member of NCS

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Authenticity, Regret, Shame, Young People.


Guy Snape

BSc(hons), PGCE, MSc, Dip.Couns
MNCS
Counsellor & Tutor

Areas of specialism: Children & Young People, Mental Health, Safeguarding, Suicide.

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Sara Stevens

Dip.Couns

MNCS

Placement Manager, Counsellor, and Tutor

Areas of specialism: Bereavement, Children & Young People, Mental Health, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Sudden & Traumatic Death, Trauma.

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Jackie Taylor

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Identity, Young People.


Juliet Van der Velden

NCS Student member

Counsellor

Area of specialism: Bereavement, Young People.


Gill Wilson

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Mental Health, Young People.


Barbara Wibbelmann

Dip.Couns

MBACP

Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Mental Health, Suicide, Young People.

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Andy Woodcock

Dip. Couns, BA Hons Professional Studies
MBACP
Counsellor

Areas of specialism: Addiction, Domestic Violence, Mental Health.

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