Frances Weston Counsellor , DE6
Frances is accredited by the BACP and adheres to their code of Ethics and Practice. She is also a senior accredited member of the NCP (National Council of Psychotherapists); a founding member of the Coaching Division of the BACP; a member of BAPT (British Association of Play Therapists) and AAMET (Association of Meridian Energy Therapists).
She has spent 20 years working in her own successful private practice seeing adults and children. She spent 14 years working as a part-time specialist in the NHS working with children, teenagers and their families within two CAMHS teams. Her work has been featured in numerous publications including 'Psychologies' magazine, Staffordshire and Derbyshire lifestyle magazines, professional journals e.g. BACP's Children and Young People's journal and The British Journal of School Nursing. She has also been interviewed several times on BBC local radio.
Over recent years Frances has developed a bespoke, highly specialist approach to her work that seamlessly integrates key elements of cunselling and coaching into a unique, highly effective service for individuals who are committed to their personal development. She offers three-day intensive therapy retreats and 'VIP' days to her clients, in addition to hour long appointments, and also provides training and self-care support to professionals.
Her clients come from all walks of life, and include high profile individuals in the public eye who particularly value the absolute discretion and completely confidential environment she is able to offer.
Training and qualifications
Training, Qualifications & Experience:
MEd Counselling 1995
Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling 1993
Diploma in Play Therapy 2001
EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) Level 1 and 2 (2007)
EFT Advanced Practitioner Level 3 (2009)
Accredited Diploma in Performance Coaching (2010)
ChildLine counsellor 1992-5
Bereavement counsellor with Cruse (1992-5)
Also trained in:
Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Groupwork with Children and Adolescents
CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
Motivational Interviewing Techniques
Frances’ professional fees start from £95 per hour during the day and £105 per hour after 5pm.
Assessments for Children and Young People are charged at £125 during the day, and £135 after 5pm.
Frances offers a limited number of concessionary places in her practice.
She has a separate fee structure for corporate clients, please contact her for further details.
Person-centred/humanistic Cognitive behaviour therapy Psychodynamic Mindfulness Integrative Family/Systemic Child Psychotherapy Gestalt Body psychotherapy Relational Issues often worked with:
AnxietyDepressionInterpersonal relationshipsFamily issuesPhobiasTraumaBereavement Availability:
1 - 3 weeks Therapy offered:
In personBy phoneOn video Client groups:
IndividualsGroupCouplesFamiliesAdolescentsChildren Member organisations:
Appointments are offered between 9.30am-8.30pm Monday to Thursday and between 9.30am and 4.30pm on Fridays. Counselling/coaching/ sessions with Frances normally last 50 minutes for adults and couples, and 45 minutes for children and young peopl