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CLARE GRIDLEY MBACP
INTEGRATIVE COUNSELLOR AND PSYCHOTHERAPIST
LECTURER IN COUNSELLING
CLINICIAL PRACTITIONER 
QUALIFIED SUPERVISOR

I am passionate about counselling and the profession!

I am lucky enough to be working in, or have worked in, a variety of settings and roles, these include: 


Working as a clinical practitioner within a hospital setting. This has provided me with the experience in working with a vast variety of mental health conditions, from mild depression to psychotic episodes, personality disorders and much more.

I am trained and have worked with trauma, specifically rape and sexual abuse (this includes young people). I can work with both post and pre-trial clients.

I specialise in supporting anxiety, running workshops and presentation at local services encouraging understanding, normalising and managing anxiety; in both children and adults.

I am an approved CPCAB Tutor of the Introduction level, Level 2 & Level 3.


I am a Thames Valley Police approved Counsellor supporting Victims of crime.

I have worked under the Royal Windsor and Maidenhead services as an approved advocate - providing a voice for young people.

Experience and training has included: 

Working with Autism

School transitions - Junior to Senior

Understanding the teenage brain

Living with Self Harm

Body Dysmorphia Disorder

Working with Bipolar Disorder

Working Creatively with young people

Transactional Analysis

NLP & EFT an introduction

Working Therapeutically with Eating Disorders

Psychosexual Training

Safeguarding (Both adults and children)

Pre-Trial Therapy Training

Experience and training in working with Trauma, Rape & Sexual Abuse (young people)