Simon Arthur-Smith Counselling & Psychotherapy in Brighton & Hove

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BACP Accredited counsellor - Brighton & Hove

My name is Simon Arthur-Smith. I am an experienced counsellor who is committed to providing effective and cost-effective counselling and psychotherapy in a safe, confidential and totally non-judgmental environment. I am an Accredited Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, and a member of EMDR UK & Ireland (the UK's professional Association of EMDR clinicians). I am based in Brighton & Hove.

I counsel individuals (adults only, sorry no under-18s) one-to-one on either an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period - my aim as a counsellor is to enable you to improve your quality of life and live life more fully.

I offer a FREE initial consultation, so that you can come and meet me and decide, without obligation, whether I am the right counsellor for you. If we go on to work together, one-hour sessions cost £50 for all appointments other than those held on Saturdays.

I have a decade's experience of getting results; here is a sample testimonial from a satisfied client (in this instance a professional footballer, formerly playing for Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.):

"I needed someone who I could trust and talk to about the problem which I needed help with. From the moment I met Simon I knew he was the right person for me. I felt like I could explain everything and was at ease speaking to him. I feel as [though] I have changed as a person [and been] helped to live [life] better. I would pass Simon’s contact details on to anyone looking for counselling because I know he is the best. Thank you very much Simon for the support you have given me though our meetings."

I am experienced in counselling clients who are having difficulties with:

  • Relationship matters
  • Low self-esteem
  • Depression
  • Bereavement
  • Sexuality issues
  • Drug addiction
  • Disability
  • Life-threatening illness
  • Self-assertiveness
  • Stress
  • Anxiety

    I also offer EMDR.

    I have two Brighton & Hove counselling practices. My main practice is very close to Hove railway station; I offer sessions here six days a week. I also offer a limited number of sessions (currently Wednesday-only) from rooms on Church Road in Hove, close to Hove Library. Both practices are within convenient travelling time of Portslade, Southwick, Shoreham-by-Sea, Steyning and Lancing. Parking in the vicinity of both is straightforward.

    For further information on my Brighton & Hove counselling practice, and how counselling can make a significant difference to your life, please browse the other pages of this website, where you can read:
  • about my counselling approach,
  • client testimonials,
  • about my qualifications,
  • answers to frequently asked questions.

    You will also find links through to other relevant websites, such as the site of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.

    If you can't find the answer to your particular question or questions, please click here to e-mail me, or call me on my mobile* - 07500 150730. I am always happy to answer any questions you may have.

    * If you are planning on calling me on my mobile, please refer to getting in touch prior to making your call.

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