Hazel Cawood

Hazel Cawood

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Bristol

Bristol BS3
Sessions from £65.00


About me and my therapy practice

I am a qualified Gestalt Psychotherapist, Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and Supervisor working online.

I have over eleven years of experience in various settings including schools, charities and private practice, working with young people (10+) and adults (individuals, couples and groups).

I am experienced in working with clients facing a variety of issues including fertility, PMDD, anxiety, self-esteem, depression, bereavement, anger, stress, work-related problems, family and relationship issues, health-related issues, loss, transition, complex trauma, sexual abuse, physical and emotional abuse, domestic violence, displacement, sexuality and sexual identity, gender and gender identity, self-harm, substance misuse and abuse, addiction, and eating disorders.

I am registered with BACP and UKCP and abide by their ethical principles and code of professional conduct. I hold full professional indemnity insurance and an up-to-date enhanced DBS.


- Diploma in Supervision (individual and group)

- MA in Gestalt Psychotherapy (adult individual and group)

- Postgraduate Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy (adult individual and group)

- Postgraduate Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling with Adolescents

- Postgraduate Diploma in the Therapeutic and Educational Application of the Arts

- CCTP-II (Certified Clinical Trauma Professional - Level II)

Practice description

I work relationally, offering a confidential, safe, non-judgemental space to explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours, and understand underlying patterns in relationships. This can help you to identify changes that could be made, and support you to accept and move on from certain situations or emotional states. I will work with you towards greater self-understanding, self-acceptance and the freedom to choose the way you want to live your life.

I offer regular weekly sessions on an open-ended basis or for an agreed period. We focus on the here and now (what’s happening from moment to moment), in collaboration, at your pace, and where your interest lies.

Coming to therapy can be the first step towards change and growth. It can also feel risky and provoke anxiety. I hope to reassure you, whether exploring this for the first time, or whether you have seen a therapist in the past, that it can be a supportive and nourishing experience. Please see my website if you would like a bit more information about how I work.

My first session

My fee is £65 for individuals and £85 for couples, with a reduced fee of £55 for the initial session for individuals and £70 for couples.

The initial assessment session will be a bit different to other sessions, allowing us to meet and get to know each other, work through any questions you may have and also discuss your expectations. During the session, I will also ask you about what has brought you to therapy and some other questions to help me identify the most appropriate way for us to work together. Hopefully, by the end of the session, you will have a good sense of if counselling is for you and if you would like to proceed.

Types of therapy

Existential, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Interpersonal, Phenomenological, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Couples, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Online therapy, Short term sessions