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Emma West Counselling
Therapists Information
Therapist Member Level:
  • Level 2
Counselling / therapy models / approaches:

Person Centred

Special Interests:

Health conditions
Carer issues
Gender dysphoria

Face to face training:

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling [Level 4], Exeter College, Sept 2012 – July 2014

Creative CBT Diploma, Dartmoor Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy, Sept 2014 – Feb 2015

BSc (Hons) Psychology 2:1, University of Bristol, 1988 - 1991


Online training:

Online Counselling Certificate Course, OCST [Online Counselling
Services & Training], May 2016 – July 2016

Professional organisation memberships :

Accredited Member of BACP [185778]
Professional Member of ACTO [295]

Code of Ethics adhered to:


Experience of working online:

I have been working online since 2017 mainly using video-call.


Instant messaging
E mail


£50 for a 50 minute session

Additional Information
Membership Number: 295

Hi.  My name is Emma and I am an Accredited BACP [British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy] counsellor.  I have been a counsellor since 2014 and I started working solely online in 2017 because I believe online counselling is an effective, accessible, progressive, and convenient mode of counselling.

I can help you with a range of issues including stress, low mood, anxiety, low self-esteem, relationships, loss, anger and trauma.

I also have specialist experience and knowledge of disability, carer, health, student and gender dysphoria issues.

You might want to talk about what's going on for you now or about what's happened to you in the past [and how that is impacting on you today].  You may want strategies and techniques you can immediately put into practice to alleviate stress, anxiety, low mood or low self-esteem.

I will listen carefully to what you have to say, without judging you, and I will work with you to find an approach that works for you - different things work for different people eg writing exercises, keeping a journal or diary, Mindfulness, CBT [Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – which looks at thoughts, feelings, behaviours and unhelpful thinking styles].

Because I believe information and understanding can go a long way to resolving problems I have developed a series of mind maps, which offer explanations about, and strategies for tackling, common issues.



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