Janet Summerfield

Janet Summerfield

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - STOKE-ON-TRENT

Sessions from £40.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates


I offer on line and telephone counselling, coaching and supervision. I offer a warm professional welcome and provide a free consultation meeting. I believe it is important to find the right person to work with is part of your therapy and the foundations of the relationship hence why I offer a free consultation.  I have over 20 years experience of supporting people. Life can sometimes gives us cards that are difficult to deal with. I offer  non judgemental confidential space for you to explore or accept your current situation. I am am integrative counsellor which simply means that I can offer a range of therapy styles to suit your requirements.  I am also a registered stress consultant so can work with many stress related issues such as work  relationships, trauma etc. 

I can also provide group or couple therapy and support.

I have worked extensively over the last 2 years supporting NHS staff working I  the most challenging areas so have a lot of experience in this field.

As I now operate on line or telephone I can now offer therapy to extended areas nationwide.

Thank you for reading my information  I look forward to hearing from yo.

About me and my therapy practice

Hello and a warm welcome to my profile which I hope you will find useful. I am an integrative counsellor offering a warm non-judgemental approach.   I can offer you a warm and professional approach to work in the way that best suits your needs. I have experience of working on range of life challenges including anxiety, depression, self imagine, loss, relationships issues as well as work related issues such as bullying, harassment.

I use an integrative approach to counselling having studied a variety of therapy approaches including person centred therapy, CBT, crisis counselling, mindfulness, loss and bereavement and solution focused training. This allows me to listen and respond to the needs of my clients in a way that suits their individual needs ensuring that you will be at the heart of the process right from the beginning.

I have worked within a work place setting for the NHS for many years providing support to all levels of NHS staff on a full range of issues as well as my own private practice for some years. I can provide support to individuals, EAPs or organisations and have experience of working with a range of issues. One of my areas of keen interest is stress management and I am a Fellow Member of the International Stress Management Association and have developed many individual and group stress management programmes. I am also a Critical Incident Stress Management trained responder enabling me to support people following distressing events.

I have experience in offering group sessions for personal awareness and other wellbeing topics including transactional analysis, CBT and a range of self awareness methods. I also have experience of working on wellbeing issues and integrating these into counselling including mindfulness, meditation, relaxation and psycho-education awareness.

My first session

I offer a free 30 minute consultation meeting as I believe that lows us both to explore if we are a match and if we are how we will work together.

What I can help with

Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Business coaching, Career coaching, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Coaching supervision, Depression, Development coaching, Health related issues, Life coaching, Loss, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Service veterans, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

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

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Telephone therapy, Time-limited