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Joyce Howitt

Accredited Counsellor

  • Thornbury Road, Estover, Plymouth, PL6 7PP
  • Multiple times available +
    • Mon
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    • Wed
    • Thu
    • Fri
  • Individual 35 Couple 40
  • 54% of enquirers became verified clients

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 Newton Abbot.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests CBT for
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Social Anxiety
Cognitive behavioural therapy concentrates on how your thoughts affect your feelings and actions. It identifies and addresses unhelpful ideas that perpetuate the issues you experience. The objective of cognitive behavioural therapy is for you to have healthier thoughts and feelings.


NICE suggests counselling for Depression.

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.


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.


  • Stress
  • Self Esteem
  • Relationship Problems
  • Bereavement
  • Anger
  • Abuse


British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Accredited (MBACP Accred) Counsellor and Psychotherapist (Registered since February 2013)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Space for Counselling and Dartmoor Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy (UK)
Barnabas (UK)

Joyce abides 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

Consulting Rooms (by appointment) also at

Updated 08 August 2018

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