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Joyce Howitt
Accredited and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Accredited and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist Joyce Howitt

Consulting Rooms (by appointment)

Full address provided upon booking, Thornbury Road


General Availability

  • Weekday Daytimes
  • Weekday Evenings


Professional Title

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Engagement rate - 53% of enquirers became verified clients


Counselling and Psychotherapy in Estover, Plymouth

  • Individual 30 - 60 minutes
  • Couple 40 - 60 minutes
Payment Methods Accepted: Cash, Cheque, Visa
Languages: English

Issues Covered

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress


  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Integrative Therapy



More Detail

Over 5 Years Post-Accreditation Experience

Welcome. I'm Joyce Howitt. I'm an accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I assist individuals and couples with their emotional health. I have private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus includes Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), as well as the specific issues experienced by women.

What to Expect

An initial assessment session allows you to discover if you are comfortable with me, discuss what troubles you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and decide if therapy may help you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an initial assessment session in Estover, Plymouth or Kingsbridge.


Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You determine what issue regarding your childhood and/or adulthood you explore. An objective of counselling is to enable you to speak about a problem and discover a way forward that is appropriate for you.

Integrative Therapy

Integrative therapy selects therapeutic approaches to fit your needs and the problems you encounter. It considers your subjective experience and options. The aim of integrative therapy is to help you develop your self-understanding.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the problems you confront. It explores your ideas, emotions and relevant events in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you develop or discover suitable ways of managing.

Clinical Qualifications

  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist since May 2011 (Registered since February 2013)
  • Advanced Training
    Pastoral Care and Counselling
    Barnabas House Research Action Training Ninety Two (UK)
    April 1995

I abide by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Estover, Leigham, Derriford, Woolwell, Crownhill, Eggbuckland, Marsh Mills, Crabtree, Lower Compton, Compton, Laira, Plympton, Honicknowle, Whitleigh, Mannamead, Pennycross, Peverell, Hemerdon, Beacon Park, Saltram

Nearest Train Stations

  • St Budeaux Ferry Road (3.1 miles)
  • Plymouth (3.5 miles)
  • St Budeaux Victoria Road (4.2 miles)
  • Keyham (4.2 miles)
  • Devonport (4.3 miles)
  • Dockyard (4.3 miles)
  • Bere Ferrers (4.4 miles)
  • Saltash (5.1 miles)
  • Bere Alston (6.6 miles)
  • Calstock (7.4 miles)

Wheelchair access: Yes

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Contact Joyce
Please submit your details below. I will receive them immediately and contact you as soon as possible. Thank you. Joyce Howitt.