About Me

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My name is Amanda Thomas and I offer counselling to Adults, Young People and children.  As well as working face to face, I can also offer telephone counselling to Adults.  I am based in Torquay, but can also offer sessions in Totnes, Devon.

I believe that you have the ability to make positive changes in your life, and that you can develop a clearer understanding of your difficulties and how to overcome them if you are shown empathy, compassion and a non-judgemental approach. This is the foundation of my approach as a counsellor.

I have experience and training in various areas of counselling including depression, anxiety, PTSD and phobias agmonst a few.   

I am a Registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and I abide by their Principles and Ethics. The BACP is a principle body of counselling and psychotherapy and looks to ensure that counsellors are adequately qualified and abide by their Code of Ethics, ensuring a high standard of professional practice. Under BACP guidelines I attend supervision and regular CPD. 

My Qualifications are;

  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling 

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Family Therapy Level 6

  • Post Qualifying Diploma in Counselling Children and Adolescents

  • ASIST Trainer

  • Social Care Level 4 Bespoke

  • Certificate in Counselling Skills

  • Foundation Safegurading Children & Vulnerable Audults