Thomas Rowland

Thomas Rowland

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Alton

Alton GU34
Sessions from £85.00


  • Concessionary rates


Wednesday evening 5-8.30pm.

About me and my therapy practice

I'm convinced that when we experience being met at a deeper level - and still understood and accepted - then change is inevitable; for, such an experience fosters the insight and courage we need to live connected and meaningfully within the messiness of real life. So, the way I work is to try to make the safe space where that can happen.

How I work

It’s important that you feel comfortable with and understand what happens in counselling. Here’s how I work:

  • We meet for a free initial session. Here you get a chance to meet me, discuss what’s brought you to seek therapy - perhaps with a struggle or goal in mind - and ask any questions you have so that you can make an informed decision about working together.
  • You get a regular, confidential space in which to talk about your life, your thoughts, your feelings. This is yours. For you.
  • I won’t judge. I won’t dismiss. I won’t try to fix things for you. Instead, I will listen attentively to you, trying to understand what it is to live your life and offer this understanding back to you. I will help you to explore your life, thoughts and feelings, so that they begin to make more sense to you. And, I will challenge you when I suspect you’ve learned ways to sabotage yourself.
  • This process will open up new ways forward and new possibilities. So, we will then help you to venture into these new and, often, scary futures, so that life works better for you.

This might all happen in one session, several sessions or over longer-term therapy. That choice is up to you and is something we can discuss at any point.

Training & Qualifications

I qualified with an MA in Counselling and have also worked in the care industry and in secondary education as a teacher, anger management trainer, mentor and group facilitator.

Practice description

How would we meet?

I work online, via Google Meet, or face-to-face. We can explore what would work best for you in the initial session.

How much does it cost?

For my online work, the cost is £85 per session. I also have some reduced rate sessions available at £45 per session if this might be helpful.

The cost is an extra £10 for my face-to-face work.

How to pay?

Payment is made by bank transfer at least 24 hours before an appointment.

What if I miss a session?

I ask for 24 hours notice if you cannot make a session for whatever reason. Missed sessions will be chargeable.

How many sessions?

This will be your choice. I offer short-term and long-term therapy.

My first session

Counselling can feel intimidating and a little mysterious. So, I offer a free half-hour first session online where you get to meet me, ask any questions you might have and explore what it would look like to work together.

What I can help with

Anger management, Anxiety, Depression, Loss, Men's issues, Relationships, Self esteem, Spirituality, Stress

Types of therapy

CBT, Existential, Person centred, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Trainees

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Outdoor therapy, Short-term face-to-face work