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Guy Payne

Accredited Counsellor

  • 81 London Road, Southampton, SO15 2AA
  • Multiple times available +
    • Mon
      9am-8pm
    • Tue
      9am-8pm
    • Wed
      9am-8pm
    • Thu
      9am-8pm
    • Fri
      9am-8pm
    • Sat
      9am-1pm
  • Individual 60 Couple 60
  • 44% of enquirers became verified clients
  • 8 verified reviews 
"I contacted Guy to help my wife and I through a very traumatic time in our lives. Guy is a careful and sensitive listener, who has assessed each situation with empathy and understanding. He has found ways to help us see situations more clearly and provides a stable environment for my wife and I to share our feelings openly. Guy has been hugely supportive and we have come to trust him implicitly in our continuing therapy sessions."
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What to Expect

A preliminary assessment session allows you to discover if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and decide if therapy may benefit you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an introductory assessment meeting in Southampton, Bournemouth or Poole.

Counselling

(8 Reviews)
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests counselling for Depression.

Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You decide which issue regarding your childhood and/or adulthood you explore. The aim of counselling is to help you to talk about a difficulty and discover a solution which is appropriate for you.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the difficulties you face. It explores your thoughts, feelings and relevant moments in your life. Psychotherapy intends to help you change or discover appropriate methods of coping.

Therapy

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anorexia
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar
  • Borderline Personality
  • Bulimia
  • Anxiety
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Problems
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sexual Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress

Private Health Insurance Registration

Aviva Health

Qualifications

February
2009
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Registered since February 2009)
September
2003
Diploma
Counselling
Bournemouth and Poole College (UK)

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

Verified RSCPP Client Reviews


has 8 Reviews (4.96 out of 5 stars)
By Rating:
5 stars: (7)
4 stars: (1)
3 star: (0)
2 star: (0)
1 star: (0)
By Issue:
Relationship Problems: (5)
Self Esteem: (1)
Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD): (1)
By Therapy Service:
Counselling: (8)



James, 41 from Poole, gave a review after 10 sessions

02 October 2018

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Thoughtful and precise with his words, understanding and compassionate. Gives you room to speak, asks relevant questions to help you uncover and verbalise things at your own pace in your own words."

Rating of Counselling for Relationship Problems:


Laura, 45, gave a review after 10 sessions

17 September 2018

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Guy was kind and understanding. I found him very patient when listening to our problems and felt encouraged by him that things could be resolved. Our situation is far calmer and life is much more bearable."

Rating of Counselling for Relationship Problems:


Anonymous, 54, gave a review after 10 sessions

09 May 2018

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Guy is non-judgemental, and a great listener, and is very empathetic. He helped me work through the challenges I faced as my marriage broke down enabling me to make the right decisions for me and my son. I am in a good place now, and his help was invaluable. Would highly recommend Guy. His understanding of relationship breakdowns is impressive and especially how to put your children first."

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Kelly, 40 from Poole

14 March 2018

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Very understanding and supportive. Guy reassured me about the methods I was using and offered useful alternatives and approaches. Gave me added confidence in supporting my son."

Rating of Counselling for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD):


Neil, 41 from Poole, gave a review after 6 sessions

16 December 2017

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Guy is just so easy to talk to, but he doesn't push the conversation. Made us both feel at ease from the start, and by the end of just a few sessions, he made us feel like it was just a casual chat...but it was so helpful."

Rating of Counselling for Relationship Problems:


Anonymous

06 August 2017

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"Guy has offered a safe space to explore and discuss my feelings and the experiences that had led to them in order to process them, understand them and how they affected me and finally to let them go. Guy has a unique way of understanding my situation and is very insightful."

Rating of Counselling:


Mark

06 March 2017

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"At a time when I was really struggling with life, Guy patiently and calmly helped me. His sessions were non-judgemental and allowed me to understand myself in a way that has proved very positive for me."

Rating of Counselling for Self Esteem:


Matthew, 44 from Poole, gave a review after 10 sessions

27 February 2017

Easy to talk toHelpfulnessValue for Money

"I contacted Guy to help my wife and I through a very traumatic time in our lives. Guy is a careful and sensitive listener, who has assessed each situation with empathy and understanding. He has found ways to help us see situations more clearly and provides a stable environment for my wife and I to share our feelings openly. Guy has been hugely supportive and we have come to trust him implicitly in our continuing therapy sessions."

Rating of Counselling for Relationship Problems:

Location Detail


My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Portswood, Southampton, Northam, Eastern Docks, Western Docks, Ocean Village, Swaythling, Bitterne, Sholing, Bassett, Marchwood, Netley, Southampton International Airport, Nursling, Dibden, Rownhams, Eastleigh, Dibden Purlieu, Hedge End, Bursledon

Nearest Train Stations

  • Southampton Central (0.6 miles)
  • St Denys (0.9 miles)
  • Bitterne (1.2 miles)
  • Millbrook (Hampshire) (1.2 miles)
  • Woolston (1.5 miles)
  • Sholing (2 miles)
  • Swaythling (2.3 miles)
  • Redbridge (2.9 miles)
  • Southampton Airport Parkway (3.1 miles)
  • Totton (3.5 miles)


Wheelchair access: No

Updated 03 October 2018