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Vanessa Gajewska
Senior Accredited and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Consulting Rooms (by appointment)

38 Richmond Road

BS16 9HB

General Availability

  • Weekday Daytimes


Professional Title

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Senior Accredited (MBACP Snr Accred) and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Engagement rate - 38% of enquirers became verified clients


Counselling and Psychotherapy in Mangotsfield, Bristol

  • Individual 50 - 50 minutes
  • Couple 60 - 50 minutes
Payment Methods Accepted: Bank Transfer, Cash, Cheque
Languages: English

Issues Covered

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Bulimia
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sexual Problems
  • Sleep Problems
  • Stress
  • Substance Dependence


  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Integrative Therapy

Private Health Insurance Registrations

  • Aviva Health
  • BUPA



More Detail

Over 7 Years Post-Accreditation Experience

Welcome. I am Vanessa Gajewska. I'm a senior accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I assist individuals and couples with their emotional wellbeing. I hold private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist.

What to Expect

A preliminary assessment appointment helps you to see if you feel comfortable with me, share what troubles you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and determine if therapy may benefit you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an initial assessment appointment in Mangotsfield, Bristol.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT focuses on how your thoughts influence your feelings and actions. It identifies and challenges negative thoughts that maintain the problems you encounter. The aim of CBT is for you to experience healthier thoughts and feelings.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests CBT for anorexia nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder (BED), bipolar disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), bulimia nervosa, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) (ME), depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), panic disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), self harm and substance dependence.


(2 Reviews)
Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You determine what matter regarding your childhood or adult life you discuss. An aim of counselling is to enable you to talk about a problem and discover a solution which is appropriate for you.

Integrative Therapy

Integrative therapy selects therapeutic approaches to fit your needs and the issues you encounter. It explores your personal experiences and options. An aim of integrative therapy is to help you advance your self-understanding.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the difficulties you face. It considers your thoughts, emotions and significant events in your life. Psychotherapy intends to help you change or find appropriate ways of coping.

Clinical Qualifications

  • British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Senior Accredited (MBACP Snr Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist since May 2013 (Accredited since February 2010 and Registered since January 2013)
  • Master of Science
    University of Bristol (UK)
    January 2008

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

Verified RSCPP Client Reviews

Vanessa Gajewska has 1 Review (4.00 out of 5 stars)
By Rating:
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4 stars: (1)
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By Issue:
Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD): (1)
By Therapy Service:
Counselling: (1)


18 January 2016

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Great listener and equally good advice. Put me on the path back to health. Explored many techniques and found which one was right for me."

Rating of Counselling for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD):

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Emerson's Green, Mangotsfield, Staple Hill, New Cheltenham, Soundwell, Siston, Fishponds, Kingswood, Henfield, Winterbourne Down, Frenchay, Pucklechurch, Bridge Yate, Warmley, Barrs Court, Bridgeyate, Clay Hill, Winterbourne, Speedwell, Whitehall

Nearest Train Stations

  • Bristol Parkway (3.2 miles)
  • Filton Abbey Wood (3.7 miles)
  • Stapleton Road (3.7 miles)
  • Lawrence Hill (3.8 miles)
  • Yate (4.5 miles)
  • Montpelier (4.6 miles)
  • Patchway (4.6 miles)
  • Keynsham (4.7 miles)
  • Redland (5 miles)
  • Bristol Temple Meads (5.3 miles)

Wheelchair access: No

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Consulting Room of Bristol Senior Accredited and Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist Vanessa Gajewska

Updated 23 March 2016

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