Just wanted to say another big thank you for helping me overcome my driving anxietites. I've recently driven several longer journeys in comparable comfort, thanks to you'.

T. H. Exeter


Mags Gooding


Registered Member MBACP Accred sml

Relevant Qualifications

July 2001                          Level 1 Counselling skills          

July 2002                          RSA Certificate in counselling skills

July 2003                          Advanced certificate in counselling skills

November 2005                Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy

February 2006                   NCFE Diploma in counselling

November 2007                 M.A Counselling & Psychotherapy- Bath Spa University

April 2008                         Essential skills, theory and application

                                          of cognative behavioural therapy.

2014                                  Nsc Accredited Supervisor having

                                          completed advanced diploma in supervision. 


I undertake continuing professional development on an ongoing basis and I also hold a professional trainers certificate.

I also receive regular monthly Supervision.

Enhanced CRB check in place and I am an accredited individual BACP member and am also UKRCP registered.

Ncs Accredited Supervisor - having completed an accredited advanced diploma in supervision.


Recent work History

December 2003 – Present     School Counsellor at Brymore School, Cannington, Bridgwater

Hours                                         10 per week

Duties:                                       To provide a counselling service available to all Students & staff. I provide time limited CBT and longer term counselling as required, including carrying out initial assessments, delegating work to our trainee counsellor and making referrals as necessary.

Responsible to:                         The Headmaster

Responsible for:                         Trainee Counsellor

December 2005- Present         Private practise

I work with private and EAP clients, providing short term, time limited and also longer term therapy as appropriate. I am an integrative counsellor and as such apply my knowledge of various different theoretical models including CBT.

September 2011 – Present   Associate Lecturer Bridgwater College

Hours                                  3 per Week

Duties                                  Group Facilitator for PDG


August 2001- 2011             Personnel & Training Manager for Pro Serv Corporate Ltd

                                            The Exchange Express Park, Bridgwater TA6 4RR

Hours                                   15 per week (flexible)

Duties:                                  All aspects of Personnel work, including staff welfare & training needs.

Responsible to:                         Managing Director