Mr Simon Batty

Mr Simon Batty

Counselling 30048890

  • Fee assured
Fee assured


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Everyone needs support from time to time. What some might consider day to day issues gradually or suddenly feel like much more. I work with individuals and with couples in any types of relationships.

Simon has experience of, and offers working Face to Face, Remotely, or by telephone, depending on your preference.

Simon qualified in 2018, following 4 years of formal training, and supervised volunteering with a number of charities.

Simon has developed his experience since qualifying and achieved Accreditation with the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

Simon offers a confidential, private space where you can say what you like, however you like, without fear of judgement or upsetting someone else. I will do my best to understand what life is like for you, through your lens. I will help you to work out what you want to do and how you would like to do it to be the best you can be.

Simon has experience of working with the following, and many other issues:

Affairs and Betrayals
Anger Management
Anxiety, including GAD (General Anxiety Disorder), Health, Social
Bereavement and Loss
Career Counselling
Family Issues
Gender Dysphoria
LGBTQ+ Counselling
Low self-confidence and self-esteem
Mental Health
Panic Attacks
Postnatal Depression
Relationship Problems
Separation and Divorce
Suicidal thoughts
Work related stress

Some examples of Continuous Professional Development undertaken by Simon:-

Dealing with Distress - Working with Suicide and Self-Harm
Working With Shame
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Training
The Couples Counselling Toolkit
Mentalization Based Therapy - Working with Couples in Conflict
Managing anxiety and panic responses in the therapy room
The Rewind Technique - Closure without Disclosure
Understanding Diversity
Sudden and Traumatic Death
A Childs Grief
Bereaved Through Murder or Manslaughter
Trauma, resilience and coping in the older population
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
Working with Clients with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder)

Simon has worked in the following settings:

Private Practice
Charities - Cruse Bereavement Care; Better Together; Evolve Community Counselling Charity; Tavistock Relationships
Various Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs)
BUPA and other Health Insurance Providers

Contact Details:
Tel - 07526 270076
email -

It is important to be aware that counselling sessions will be covered by BUPA except for in a few specific circumstances, such as (but not limited to) Policy Excess. This all depends on the type of Policy that you have. These limitations apply to all Bupa Providers, and will be explained in full before we decide to work together.

Areas of interest

I work with individual adults and couples, or any 2 people who would like to improve their relationship.

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