COUNSELLORS IN THE BANBURY AREA

Godswell Natural Therapy Centre Elizabeth Webb DipCouns BACP Accredited Counsellor Godswell Lodge, Church Street, Bloxham, Banbury, OX15 4ES Telephone: 01295 722788 Elizabeth works with issues such as relationship difficulties, depression, anxiety and stress, bereavement and loss. Talking to an outsider who is non-judgmental and empathic can often be very helpful in understanding, working through and managing fears and painful feelings. Counselling is useful as a supportive therapy enabling patients to work through and reach an understanding of their conscious emotions, thoughts and behaviours.

The Paloma CentreThe Paloma Centre Kings Sutton Telephone: 01295 812138 Analytical and clinical hypnotherapy, EFT, NLP, Counselling and Life Coaching services. Whether you need help in overcoming a current concern, just want to feel better about yourself or simply want to get more out of life as a person, The Paloma Centre has the counselling, coaching and personal therapy support systems to help you. The Paloma Centre can help you live your life more fully, putting problems into perspective, creating a clearer, more positive and rewarding mindset to cope with life's challenges. Reconcile the past, live more fully in the present, create a better future - for yourself.

Godswell Natural Therapy Centre Dr Sian Thrasher MSc CPsychol PhD Godswell Lodge, Church Street, Bloxham, Banbury, OX15 4ES Telephone: 01608 737614 & 07767 303207 Dr Sian Thrasher is a chartered clinical psychologist, registered with the HPC (Health Professionals Council), BPS (British Psychological Society) and is BABCP accredited (British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists). She is specialised in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for anxiety disorders (including panic, phobias & health anxiety), depression, chronic fatigue / burn-out, insomnia and Post-Traumatic Stress. She treats adults and young people over the age of 9 years. She is health insurance registered.



1.  Angelique Camoenie (MNCS Acc) Treholford, New Street, Deddington, OX15 0SR Telephone: 07910 118026 I'm offering counselling and psychotherapy to adults and young people who may be experiencing difficulties within their lives such as stress, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, life changes, personal and family relationship issues, bereavement, addictions or anything that they feel might be having an impact on their emotional and psychological wellbeing. I strongly believe that all issues that people may bring are of equal importance and I feel that counselling is for anyone who feels they are in a difficult place in their lives and might have a need for some help from someone who is not involved personally and can therefore give honest and non-judgemental support.

2.  Annette Ansell, BA (HONS); MA; Dip. Couns.. Dip. Supervision. MBACP. MWAPCEPC Hook Norton, OX15. Telephone: 07931 333 679 I became a Client-Centred counsellor and psychotherapist because I love being a part of, and witnessing someone's emotional and psychological recovery. I believe we all desire to receive unconditional love, regard and respect. I also beleive we all want to experience someone who can empathise with us in a genuine, congruent relationship, whether or not we have serious problems or crises.

3.  Banbury & Oxford Therapists Telephone: 0741 502 2072 I offer Person Centered Therapy to adults and young people. I am an experienced and Accredited therapist through the BACP. PTSD - Trauma - Domestic Violence - Generalised Anxiety and Stress - Rape recovery - Depression - Self Harm - Eating Disorders and Body Dysmorphia - Personality Disorder - Relationship Breakdown - Infidelity and Pornography Addiction - Low Self Esteem - Childhood Abuse.

4.  Banbury Therapy Centre 69 Oxford Road, Banbury, OX16 9AJ Telephone: 01295 231320 We provide a confidential service giving you access to wide range of psychotherapists, counsellors and complementary therapists. We offer an initial free assessment. We will explain exactly what the different therapists offer and then refer the client to the therapist of their choice. We have an open door policy, where members of the public, therapists & practitioners or indeed anyone with an interest in what we offer is invited to pop in. It is our intention to provide the local community access to a broad range of Counselling & Psychotherapies, Hypnotherapy, NLP, Yoga, Acupuncture, Reiki, Massage, Aromatherapy, Mindfulness, Meditation and many other complementary therapies

5.  Claire Thomas MBACP (Registered) Banbury OX17. Telephone: 07929 087396 Perhaps there is a specific issue you would like to look at, or maybe an underlying feeling of something not being quite right? You may feel that you are at a point in your life where you would like to make some changes, or perhaps you would like a safe space to explore a little? There are no right or wrong reasons for seeking counselling. In my practice, I believe in a non-directive approach to counselling, based on my firm belief that you as a client, are the best expert on your own life and situation. During counselling, I will aim to hear you completely and carefully and with acceptance. I value diversity, and will seek to respect your values, choices and culture. I seek to provide a safe and facilitative therapeutic relationship, within which you feel unconditionally accepted and deeply understood.

6.  Dianne Young Church Cottage, Marston St Lawrence, Banbury OX17 2DA Telephone: 07967 007 995 My experience lies in working with issues which include relationship/marital difficulties, low self esteem, bereavement, loneliness, depression, stress, abuse, repressed feelings and emotions and eating disorders. I also have experience of clients with gender identity problems and working through the transitional stages of sex change. I have experience in working with both long term and short term therapy. I also offer clinical supervision to other psychotherapists and counsellors in training.

7.  Doug Reid Psychotherapy Counselling Banbury Therapy Centre, 60 Oxford Road, Banbury OX16 9AJ Telephone: 07410 411102 We all periodically struggle with what life throws at us and it's good to talk to somebody, be listened to, heard and accepted for who we are, without feeling judged. I will work with you to explore what you're experiencing to discover how you can move forward?

Godswell Natural Therapy Centre 8.   Elizabeth Webb DipCouns BACP Accredited Counsellor Godswell Lodge, Church Street, Bloxham, Banbury, OX15 4ES Telephone: 01295 722788 Elizabeth works with issues such as relationship difficulties, depression, anxiety and stress, bereavement and loss. Talking to an outsider who is non-judgmental and empathic can often be very helpful in understanding, working through and managing fears and painful feelings. Counselling is useful as a supportive therapy enabling patients to work through and reach an understanding of their conscious emotions, thoughts and behaviours.

9.  Helen (Heleena) YATES UKCP Integrative Psychotherapist 6 East View, Greatworth, Banbury, OX17 2DP Telephone: 01295 713554 or 07752086496 Integrative UKCP reg. Psychotherapist since 1999. Are you feeling stuck, finding life tough, simply lack lustre or zest for living? I offer you a unique space; with full permission to explore and to develop to your fullest potential. I'm passionate in enabling, supporting and witnessing people grow to overcome their human challenges, as life presents to them, within my professional training/s and life experiences to support the work and frame of your explorations.

10.  Jodi Ferris The Banbury Therapy Centre, 69 Oxford Road, Banbury, OX16 9AJ   Telephone: 07854 767494 I work as a counsellor in private practice, in a GP surgery and for a bereavement charity. If you are struggling to cope with: loss of identity and direction when a relationship ends, grief when someone important to you dies, financial loss following redundancy, loss of self-esteem, loss of faith and trust in others, loss of hope for the future, loss of motivation and focus... Then I can offer you: A safe place in which to be yourself. Experiencing an environment where you are not judged and where you feel secure and accepted may enable you to talk freely, perhaps for the first time, about issues which before might have seemed too painful or too frightening.

11.  John Landaw MA;UKCP Registered 41 South Bar, Banbury, OX16 9AE Telephone: 01295 275207 or 07789 771769 I specialize in the treatment of phobia, trauma, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD),anxiety, OCD, anger, depression, and relationship difficulties, including couple relationships. I work with adolescents and adults of all ages. I also work for large commercial companies for whom I provide critical incident support onsite (where there has been a tragedy at the place of work, or related to it) and general emotional support for their employees. It is important to me to treat every client as an individual and I like to use a variety of techniques, including mindfulness and visualization, which I am continually expanding and adapting, while exploring with the client those which feel most effective for them.

12.   Melanie Ayers MBACP 20 High Street, Banbury OX16 5EE Telephone: 07530 173687 My name is Melanie Ayers. I am a qualified counsellor with a private practise based in Banbury Town Centre. I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I offer a warm, secure and healing relationship that will support you through any changes you feel are necessary to get the very best from life. I provide the strong, effective tools and techniques of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. These interventions have been scientifically proven to be at least as effective as taking antidepressants but without the side-effects or the need for long-term medication.

13.  The Paloma CentreThe Paloma Centre Kings Sutton Telephone: 01295 812138 Analytical and clinical hypnotherapy, EFT, NLP, Counselling and Life Coaching services. Whether you need help in overcoming a current concern, just want to feel better about yourself or simply want to get more out of life as a person, The Paloma Centre has the counselling, coaching and personal therapy support systems to help you. The Paloma Centre can help you live your life more fully, putting problems into perspective, creating a clearer, more positive and rewarding mindset to cope with life's challenges. Reconcile the past, live more fully in the present, create a better future - for yourself.

Godswell Natural Therapy Centre 14.   Dr Sian Thrasher MSc CPsychol PhD Godswell Lodge, Church Street, Bloxham, Banbury, OX15 4ES Telephone: 01608 737614 & 07767 303207 Dr Sian Thrasher is a chartered clinical psychologist, registered with the HPC (Health Professionals Council), BPS (British Psychological Society) and is BABCP accredited (British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists). She is specialised in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for anxiety disorders (including panic, phobias & health anxiety), depression, chronic fatigue / burn-out, insomnia and Post-Traumatic Stress. She treats adults and young people over the age of 9 years. She is health insurance registered.

15.  Stella Darke BA (HONS) CSCT Diploma in Counselling, MBACP Registered South Newington, Banbury, OX15 Telephone: 01295 720096 Whatever is troubling you, I can offer a new perspective in a supportive and respectful way. I can show you how to make changes using straightforward principles and a very wide range of methods, tailored to your particular needs. I have 14 years of supervised experience in private practice and 17 years of consistent personal development.

16.  Sarah Morgan MBACP (Registered) 69 Oxford Road, Banbury, OX16 9AJ Telephone: 01295 231320 or 07864 867299 I am a professionally trained and qualified counsellor. My core training was in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I work with clients to explore and clarify their feelings and enable them to make any changes they feel necessary to move forward with their lives. I am very approachable, empathic and practical. I have worked with individuals struggling to cope with a variety of difficulties including: stress, depression, anxiety, bereavement, trauma, loneliness, low self-esteem, chronic pain, divorce and family relationship issues.

17.  Sue Lewis (UKCP registered, MBACP) The Banbury Therapy Centre, 69 Oxford Road, Banbury, OX16 9AJ Telephone: 07774 165 275 I know finding the right counsellor can be difficult and you need to find someone you can trust and be open with. Counselling can help within just a few sessions and can be very helpful over time in getting your life where you'd like it to be. I have worked as a counsellor and psychotherapist for over 20 years and can help you make the changes you want in your life.

18.  Susan O'Sullivan The Banbury Therapy Centre, 69 Oxford Road, Banbury, OX16 9AJ Telephone: 07967 726148 or 01295 768020 Asking for help can be hard but counselling has the benefit of providing you with a safe and confidential space where you can explore and express (maybe for the first time) the causes of your distress. Some of the issues I can help you with include: Trauma & PTSD - Anxiety and Panic - Relationships (personal and workplace related) - Low self-esteem - Depression - Lack of motivation or purpose - Bereavement & loss - Sexual abuse (historic) - Safety in violent relationships.

19.  Susan Trussell MBACP (Accred) The Banbury Therapy Centre, 69 Oxford Road, Banbury, OX16 9AJ Telephone: 07738 546667 I work with adults coping with loss and bereavement, relationship difficulties, stress, anxiety and depression. I also have experience counselling in schools and working with children and young people with issues including parental separation, bullying at school, self esteem and managing anger.

20.  Tony Wragg UKCP Registered, MBACP 28 Bloxham Road, Banbury, OX16 9JN Telephone: 07771 820 619 Whatever troubles you, talking about your experiences and feelings in safety and confidence will help you to understand them and so enable you to fully enjoy your life, your relationships and your work. It is hard to talk about difficult feelings and experiences. Often this is because we are worried about burdening friends and family or find it to hard to reach out them.Talking with well trained and experienced counsellor or psychotherapist will help you to understand your emotional reactions - or the lack of them. Once you understand them and learn to trust them, you can let our feelings guide you in enriching your life, your relationships and your work.

21.  Zoe Veevers MSc, Registered Member MBACP 69 Oxford Road, Banbury, OX16 9AJ Telephone: 01295 231320 or 07854 090308 Sometimes life can be busy and sometimes it can be quiet. Sometimes things are great and sometimes things are not so great. Counselling is a way in which you can look at difficulties or challenges in your life and work towards improving your own well-being. It can be a space where you can be yourself. Some of the areas that counselling can help with include: Low self confidence, Anxiety, Relationship problems, Bereavement, Loss, Concerns regarding the future, Depression, Family difficulties, Stress, Work related problems.