Mervyn Clemmitt

MBACP (Snr Accred) - Psychotherapist and Counsellor

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Mervyn has worked as a qualified counsellor since 2003 and currently practises in the NHS and in private practise. He also has experience of working in mental health counselling and therapy services, as a staff counsellor in the NHS, for employee assistance programmes and in a charity working with bereaved people.

He has been an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) since 2006 and gained Senior Accredited Status in 2013. He is also a Registered BACP Counsellor/Psychotherapist and adheres to the BACP Ethical Framework.

Mervyn is an integrative practitioner combining elements from psychodynamic, person-centred and cognitive approaches and deploys them in a flexible way in order to meet individual needs. In addition, Mervyn has a keen interest in, and works with, the concept of the ‘inner child’.

Therapies offered

Specialist areas

As a therapist, Mervyn has worked with people whose difficulties were clearly identified such as those listed below (don’t worry if your issue is not listed it is not a complete list). However, he has also worked with people whose problems are less well defined such as unhappiness, general dissatisfaction with life, feelings of emptiness or confusion, feeling distant or separate from life or others or simply feeling different.

  • addictions/substance abuse
  • anger issues
  • anxiety
  • aspergers syndrome/developmental issues
  • bereavement and loss
  • bullying
  • childhood abuse (sexual, physical, emotional, neglect)
  • depression
  • difficulties at work
  • disability
  • dissociation
  • domestic violence
  • eating disorders
  • flashbacks
  • inner child work
  • mental illness
  • lack of confidence
  • low self-esteem
  • OCDs
  • personality issues
  • panic attacks
  • relationship difficulties
  • self-harm/suicidal ideation
  • sexuality/sexual identity


  • MA in Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling (a BACP accredited course)
  • BSc (Hons) in Psychology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Supervision

Days and hours of work