James Isserlis

James Isserlis

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Plymouth

Plymouth PL7
Sessions from £40.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Available for home visits
  • Concessionary Rates

About me and my therapy practice

My name is James Isserlis (Adv Dip Couns. Registered MBACP) I run Plymouth Counselling Service which provides Counselling and personal development services throughout Plymouth and South Devon. I am also employed as an NHS Staff Counsellor at University Hospitals Plymouth.

I have 15 year’s experience of working within health, social care and education settings. In that time, I have worked extensively with statutory services including local authorities, health care settings, legal services and education providers.

I specialise in providing counselling, coaching, training and supervision around issues linked to mental health and wellbeing. My clients include private referrals, employers and organisations.

In addition, I am also trained in the specialist field of mental capacity  and  have working extensively with  the Court of Protection, case management organisations delivering support and guidance to families, carers and professionals.

What I can help with

Addictions, Eating disorders, Obsessions, OCD, Phobias, Self-harm, Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Loss, Post-traumatic stress, Trauma, Service veterans, Business coaching, Career coaching, Coaching supervision, Development coaching, Executive coaching, Leadership coaching, Life coaching, Personal development, ADD / ADHD, AIDS/HIV, Asperger syndrome, Cancer, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Disability, Health related issues, Cultural issues, Identity issues, Men's issues, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Women's issues, Adoption issues, Child related issues, Infertility, Pregnancy related issues, Relationships, Sex-related issues, Anger management, Redundancy, Stress, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Cognitive analytic therapy, Emotion focused therapy, Existential, Family therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Trainee, Adults, Couples, EAP, Families, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited