Rachel Sewrey

Counsellor, MNCP, BACP, Adv Dip ITS (NCP Accredited) EMDR Trauma Focused Therapy

About Me

During Covid-19 pandemic I am offering counselling therapy via secure telephone, online, as well as face to face, in a Covid safe environment. (providing symptom free)

Hello, my name is Rachel, my private practice is Serenity Speaking where I provide a non-judgemental, confidential counselling service in Farnham and surrounding areas. I am an integrative counsellor that draws on a few modalities including, Person-Centred, Humanistic, Psychodynamic and CBT. This allows me to adapt the therapy to suit your individual needs. I am also a ITS  Certificate (NCP Accredited) EMDR Trauma Focused Therapist.

My aim is to work with you to find a way forward, helping to promote your emotional wellbeing.  I am passionate about letting you lead the pace. By working collaboratively, you will be able to find ways of improving your mental wellbeing helping you to deal with life’s challenges and adventures. Even if you would like to understand yourself better to maintain better relationships, therapy is a great place for to explore this. I can provide both long term, short term therapy or time limited therapy, working with 18-yrs plus, male and female.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAB Advanced Diploma (level 4), Integrative Therapeutic Counselling, 2018-2020
  • Currently training in EMDR trauma focused therapy
  • CPCAB (Level 3) Certificate in Counselling Studies, 2017-2018
  • Counselling Tutor (ACTO & NCS accredited) Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling 2020
  • Open University Certificate in Combined Psychology & Health and Social Care. 2012-2014

Whilst training I volunteered with Catalyst charity counselling people with addictions and substance misuse for three years and with The Fountain Centre Guildford Hospital (for two years and currently still there) counselling cancer patients and their carers. During my time with catalyst I attended training for abuse, safe-guarding and motivational interviewing, drug & alcohol mental health awareness.

Areas I work with.

  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Low Self-esteem
  • Chronic Illness and pain
  • Stress management
  • Emotional abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Bereavement & loss
  • Shame & guilt
  • Relationships
  • Life changing conditions

Memberships & Accreditations

  • $British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I work with

  • Abuse
  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Bullying (adults)
  • Chronic Illness and Pain
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Emotional abuse
  • Loneliness
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Physical abuse
  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Redundancy and unemployment
  • Shame and Guilt
  • Stress management


  • Please contact me directly to discuss fees, I do offer the initial consultation free of charge.

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