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Sara Pomfret

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Membership Number: 542

I work as a Freelance Psychotherapist, EMDR Practitioner, Supervisor and Consultant.    For a number of years I worked as an Integrative Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor within the NHS IAPT Service.  I also work with a number of Employment Assistance Programmes (EAPs) where I offer Psychotherapy, CBT and EMDR interventions.

As an EMDR Practitioner I am registered with EMDR UK and Ireland and receive monthly clinical supervision for my EMDR practice in addition to monthly clinical supervision for my Psychotherapy practice.

I am an accredited Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Facilitator and run Mindfulness workshops for organisations.  Also, I am involved in Professional development and CPD courses for individuals and organisations.

In my client work with clients that present with a range of issues including; loss and grief, relationship issues, long term health conditions, addiction and dependency, abuse and trauma, esteem and confidence issues, and stress, depression and anxiety.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss my services


My qualifications

  • Counselling for Depression (CfD). 2018-2019. NICE guideline intervention for Recurring
  • Mindfulness MCBT (Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy) Group Facilitator training. 2016 - 2019. Achieved.
  • EMDR Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing). Certificate of Standard Training in EMDR Therapy, (2018).
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling. (2014) University of Central Lancashire
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Diploma. (2016) Bolton
  • Certificate in Person Centred Expressive Therapy. (2015) Dinah Brown, Kendal (72 hrs CPD).
  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Life Coaching. Manchester College of Coaching and Hypnosis (2015)
  • BACP Endorsed Training and Supervision of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. University of Strathclyde (2014)
  • Professional Counselling Diploma. Warrington Collegiate. 2009-2011
  • Psychology BSc Hons. University of Bolton. (BPS accredited). 2007- 2010
  • Certificate in Education. UCLAN. 2006-2007
Therapists Information
Counselling / therapy models / approaches:

Person centred
Solution Focusses

Special Interests:

Stress, depression, anxiety, loss and and trauma

Online training:

BACP Endorsed Certified Cyber Facilitator (to work online/via the telephone) Online Therapy Institute (2015)

Professional organisation memberships :

• Accredited and registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP Accred.)
• Registered member of EMDR UK and Ireland
• Accredited and registered member of British Association for Mindfulness-based Approaches (BAMBA)
• In my practice I hold; Professional insurance; Enhanced DBS certificate and registered with the update service; Registered with the ICO.

Code of Ethics adhered to:


Description of my therapy services: Online and telephone Psychotherapy and Supervision services
Experience of working online:

I have extensive experience working online and via the telephone.




£45 per 50 minute session
£70 per 90 minute session

Supervisors Information
Online Supervision Qualification:

BACP Endorsed Certified Cyber Facilitator (to work online/via the telephone) Online Therapy Institute (2015)

Supervision Special Interests:

Some areas of clinical support:
• Treatment planning and clinical interventions of short-term therapy goals i.e. IAPT services
• Working within the EAP framework
• Interventions and strategies to support clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety and stress
• Working with Trauma /attachment wounds
• Support in setting up and developing private practice
• Online working – technology, clinical governance and data protection
• Working towards accreditation

Face To Face Supervisor Training:

BACP Endorsed Training and Supervision of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. University of Strathclyde (2014)

Professional Memberships Bodies Supervisors:

BACP Accredited Psychotherapist
EMDR UK and Ireland

Code of Ethics adhered to Supervisors:

BPS (British Psychological Society)

Description of my online supervision service: I offer online Supervision to qualified and trainee Psychotherapists and Allied Healthcare professionals
Experience of supervising online:

As a Supervisor I have a range of experience in various contexts. As a Counsellor within IAPT I supervised other therapists within the team, with particular support around case management, client recovery as well as support with Accreditation and CPD for trainee and workshop delivery. I supervise Counsellors who work within the NHS IAPT service and my current cohort of Supervisees includes several qualified therapists employed across a range of services including IAPT services, Hospice and Bereavement Services, Trauma services and also within private practice I also offer consultancy supervision to several organisations and offer one to one Supervision to University staff responsible for student safeguarding, as well as two Independent Sexual Violence Advisors (ISVAs) professionals.

Supervision model I mainly use:

Page and Wosket’s Cyclical model of supervision

Other models I am conversant with:

Seven-Eyed Supervision model was developed by Peter Hawkins and Robin Shohet in 1985

What media do you work with?:


Supervisor Fees:

Trainee therapists /Volunteer therapists £40 per hour (£60 for 90 minutes)
Qualified therapists £45 per hour (£67 for 90 minutes)
Organisational charges £50 per hour (£75 for 90 minutes)

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