Valerie - Counsellor


  • Integrative Counsellor (Person Centred, Transactional Analysis (TA), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
  • Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapy.
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Specialist training in working with couples.
  • Adults and young people (18+)
  • Presentation specialisms: couples counselling, stress, anxiety, low mood, relationships, bereavement & loss and self-esteem.
  • Appointments are available on weekdays and weekends.
  • Online, Zoom, Telephone, Face to Face.

Meet Valerie, a dedicated and empathetic professional in the field of therapeutic counselling, equipped with a comprehensive Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and additional specialist training in couples work. With a passion for helping individuals navigate life’s challenges, Valerie brings a wealth of knowledge and a warm, understanding demeanour to her practice.

Education and Training:

Valerie holds a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, showcasing her commitment to acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge to support her clients effectively. Her educational background provides her with a solid foundation in various therapeutic approaches, including (the Person-Centred Approach (PCA), Transactional Analysis (TA), and Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT), enabling her to tailor her counselling methods to the unique needs of each individual.

Professional Experience:

Valerie has a rich professional journey, working both in a variety of organisational settings and in private practice. This has given her experience of working with diverse client populations. She has honed her skills in creating a safe, non-judgmental space for clients to explore their thoughts and emotions. Valerie is adept at building solid therapeutic alliances, fostering trust, and promoting an environment conducive to positive change.

Areas of Expertise:

Valerie specialises in addressing a range of issues, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, bereavement and self-esteem issues. Her approach recognises each client as a unique individual and will create a completely bespoke therapeutic experience depending on your needs.

Compassionate and Client-Centred:

Valerie firmly believes in the power of empathy and active listening. Her client-centred approach ensures that individuals feel heard, validated, and supported throughout their therapeutic journey. By fostering a collaborative and empowering environment, Valerie helps clients explore their feelings, gain insights, and develop effective coping strategies.

Continued Professional Development:

Valerie is committed to staying abreast of the latest developments in therapeutic counselling. She actively engages in continued professional development, attending workshops and ongoing professional development and pursuing additional skills to enhance her practice.

Mental Health Awareness:

Valerie is an advocate for mental health and wellbeing awareness. She believes in reducing the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

Valerie’s dedication to her clients, combined with her professional qualifications and ongoing commitment to growth, make her a trusted and effective counsellor. Whether navigating challenges or seeking personal development, Valerie provides a supportive and empathetic space for individuals to explore, heal, and thrive.

Couples Counselling

Couples counselling with Valerie is a collaborative process aimed at strengthening relationships, enhancing communication, and resolving conflicts.

More Info

Location Chinnor, Oxfordshire​

  • High Wycombe (25 Mins)
  • Aylesbury (25 Mins)
  • Thame (15 Mins)
  • Princes Risborough (20 Mins)
  • Watlington (15 Mins)
  • Didcot (30 Mins)
  • Oxford (30 Mins)


Types of Sessions​

  • In-Person
  • On-Line
  • Zoom & Skype
  • Phone​

Types of Client​

  • Young People
  • Adults
  • Older People
  • Organisations
  • Employee Assistance Programmes


  •  English​


  • Daytime
  • Evening
  • Weekend​

Professional Membership​

  • British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP)

Therapeutic Approach & Training​

  • Diploma –  Integrative in Therapeutic Counselling (L4)

Areas of Counselling I offer.


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Feeling Sad
  • Loneliness
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Low Self COnfidence
  • Panic
  • Relationship Challenges (One to One and Couples)
  • Stress
  • Listing ID: 783
  • Type of Support: CBT Counselling, Counselling
  • Types of Counselling: Young People (12 - 18), Adults (18+), Marriage or Couples Counselling
  • Type of Session: In Person, Online (Via Zoom & Skype), Phone
  • Availability: Daytime, Evening, Weekend