Affordable Therapy

Is the cost of counselling a barrier for you? If you think counselling is unaffordable, a range of prices are available at the Old Surgery, including £20 and £30 sessions.

Our Low Cost scheme offers 6 sessions at £20 for anybody who needs a lower rate. When you make your initial call, you can discuss your needs with us. Registered Counsellor June Simister offers up to six daytime sessions on our Low Cost scheme.

June is a BACP Registered Counsellor with more than 10 years experience

Student counsellors Wes Kapon and Debbie McVey offer evening sessions for £30. Wes and Debbie both are qualified to Certificate level (Level 3) and completing their Diploma courses.

Contact us today on 07757 675696 or email

More appointments available for 2019

Since the beginning of 2019,  we have welcomed two new  counsellors to the Old Surgery Counselling Centre, bringing the team to seventeen. We now have even more appointments available, including evenings, weekends, couples therapy, children’s counselling and family therapy. Call Kate on 07557 675696 for an appointment.

Integrative Counsellor Louise Dawson holds the Foundation Degree in Counselling with the Open University, alongside her Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.  Louise is BACP Accredited and offers sessions to individuals at £45.00, and to couples at £55.00.

Louise says “I will offer you a space to talk through whatever may be troubling you in a supportive, confidential and non-judgemental environment. I will aim to help you find a clearer perspective on your situation and consider whether you want to make changes in your life or work on accepting something. Through counselling you can have the opportunity to find a way forward that is right for you.”

Placement Counsellor Debbie McVey is a counsellor in training, qualified to Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills, and working towards Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

Debbie says, “I am a member of the BACP and I use a Person Centred approach. I offer a safe and confidential space in which to talk freely about what is troubling you”.

Family Therapy now available

We are very pleased to be able to say that Senior Family and Couples Therapist Alexandre Gieseke is now offering weekly sessions for families, couples and children.
Alexandre  F.Gieseke
Alexandre has over twenty three years’ experience working with families, couples, individuals and children. His approach is mainly Rogerian/ Humanistic, he also has knowledge of  CBT and DBT. He also has appointments in Milton Keynes. To make an appointment, call 07557 675696.

The Old Surgery Counselling Centre is growing

Counselling sessions are now available 9am to 8pm, Monday to Saturday, at both of our sites in central Leighton Buzzard. Our team of ten professional counsellors now offer specialist help including couples, children (9 and over), addictions, trauma and PTSD, depression and anxiety. Call Kate on 07557 675696 for an appointment.