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Our Fees

Acorn Counselling Service

A low cost counselling service provided by counsellors working towards their professional accreditation. This service offers short and long term work.  Initial Consultation Free.

50min Session £21.60

Lecture Demonstrations

A series of Lectures in Bury St Edmunds suitable for Continuing Professional Development and general interest.

2 hour lecture  £15 per ticket

Dr Richard Young Sc.,MA.,ClinPsyD.,DipPsychol.,CPsychol.,AFBPS

Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Dr Young is able to offer a wide range of psychological techniques and treatments including EMDR to help clients with both physical and mental disorders. He has a particular interest in anxiety, stress and the effects of trauma.

BUPA registered

1 hour session £80

Dr Ian Mallandain Chartered Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

BSc Hons in Psychology, MSc in Counselling Psychology, Post-MSc Dip in Counselling Psychology, Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Ian is a Chartered Clinical and Counselling Psychologist registered with BUPA. As well as working for the NHS, Ian has 10 years experience in the charitable sector working with drug and alcohol problems. Ian utilises a broad range of psychological approaches, including Cogntivie Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Personal Construcvt Therapy. His interests are mental health, addiction, as well as work related stress and "burnout prevention."

1 hour session £70


Sally Burke BSc Hons, BACP (Accred), LNCP.

Sally is an Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor and has a specialised interest and experience working with Trauma and Abuse issues, including PTSD and is continually updating her professional and personal development. She offers long and short term therapy for adults on a one to one basis, dealing with a variety of issues. She has worked privately and with Mind along with other Mental Health Charities.

50 min session £60

Karen Woodward BSc Hons, Mindfulness CBT Cert, MBACP, UKCP Reg.

Karen is a UKCP Registered Psychotherapeutic Integrative Counsellor who currently works with private clients. She has worked with Mind and also within a drug and alcohol addiction counselling service. Karen works with all issues, supporting clients to gain an understanding and insight into their behaviours, thoughts and feelings, to help the client create healthier patterns of relating. She has particular interest in relational and family issues.

50 min session £45

Lindy Wheeler, MBACP (Accred.), UKCP Registered

In 2001, Lindy set up a Youth Counselling Service for two High Schools in Thetford, Norfolk. The Counselling Service, now part of Thetford Academy, has to date provided over 10,000 counselling hours to students who are struggling to engage fully in life and with education, and to the parents and staff who support them. With developing interest in the Mind/Brain/Body connnection, Lindy studied and attained a Practitioner Certificate with The Thrive Institute in 2009. She has trained both teaching and support staff in the Thrive model which is now being used extensively in schools across Norfolk. Lindy offers short and long term counselling for young people and adults, systemic family counselling, parenting advice, small and large group facilitation, workshops, seminars and training.

50 min session £50


Lois Peachey MBACP (Accred)

Lois qualified in 2003 and is an accredited humansitic integrative counsellor who is able to work with clients in Ipswich and Woolpit. She was with a local Mind Association volunteer counselling service for six years and has worked with a wide range of clients. She can see adults on a one-to-one basis for short or long term work and can offer daytime and evening appointments.

Lois offers the opportunity to enter into a safe, ethical, confidential and supportive counselling relationship, giving the chance to explore feelings, thoughts and beliefs about yourself, your relationships, your experiences and your place in the world. She works in accordance with the BACP's Ethical Framework for Good Practice and keeps up to date with new ideas and research by undertaking regular professional development.

50 min session £60

Bill Gray, PG Dip, MA. (MBACP).

Bill qualified as a person-centred therapist at the University of East Anglia. He has worked with a local Mind organisation, St. Barnabas in Norwich and the Student Counselling Service at The University of East Anglia.

Bill belives that, as humans, we possess the inner-resource to change and grow; to develop greater self-awareness and acquire the potential for fulfilled and creative living. He considers that the relationship between client and counsellor is key in the process of change.

50 min session £45

Jeanette Bramwell NLP Master Practitioner Life Coach

Jeanette's profesional background is varied, and she has a variety of qualifications which has allowed her to motivate groups, individual children young people and families, as well as managing teams and services. As a life coach Jeanette finds it rewarding to be able to work with clients through periods of transition. Having more time with people means she is able to learn more about them and as a result be in a position to assist them in the changes they want to make and enable them to become happier and more positive.

50 min session £40