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Person Centred Counsellor. Counselling in Hove and Brighton. Weekday, Evening and Weekend Counselling.

I am currently taking new clients, so contact me now to arrange an initial session on: 07541 553614

I am a Person Centred Counsellor, so our counselling sessions will not be about me or my opinions, they will be about you and whatever issues you want to talk about. My aim is to provide the right conditions for you to feel able to speak about anything at all. Whatever you want to explore, I will listen with empathy and without judgement. I offer short or long-term one to one therapy.

You could be seeking counselling for a number of reasons. You may have a specific issue, such as a bereavement, anxiety, depression, work related stress, drink or drug abuse, relationship problems, obsessive behaviour or addictions. Perhaps you experience general feelings of worthlessness or low self-esteem. Or is it just that you have an underlying sense discomfort or of ‘impending doom' that never seems to go away. Whatever it is that is troubling you I can help.

I believe that a good relationship between client and counsellor is important for the effectiveness of therapy, so I offer a low cost, no obligation introductory session, so you can decide whether or not I’m the right counsellor for you. Why not call or text me now for a free friendly, informal chat?
I answer all enquiries promptly - generally within an hour or two - and always within 24hrs.

Our counselling sessions will help you to understand yourself better and we can do that in various ways. For example, we might try to identify any negative or destructive cycles in your life. We would try to find out the reasons behind them and look for ways to prevent them from happening over and again. At the same time we could try to identify more positive cycles which are beneficial to your well-being. Counselling is a unique opportunity for you to discover more about yourself and what triggers the feelings or emotions that you struggle with or find difficult to understand. As your counsellor I will give you the space to talk about anything you want.

As a Person Centred Counsellor, I will be genuine and authentic in our counselling relationship. I do not wear a 'counsellor hat'. My aim is to help you find solutions to any problems you have, with honesty and integrity. My own personal experiences during the more turbulent and difficult times in my life, along with a wide range of work and training help me to relate to you and your struggles. My role as a counsellor is to see things from your perspective, in order to best understand your thoughts and feelings. Together, we can then try to see the best way forward in order to work towards finding a solution.

If you are struggling with alcohol problems, prescription or illicit drug abuse, problem gambling, gaming, internet or other obsessive behaviour, then I can draw on my deep understanding of addiction and all the associated issues.

I have personal experience of addiction, alcoholism and recovery as well as being a trained alcohol and addiction counsellor. This has given me an extensive working knowledge of recovery including the 12 step program, enhanced by my time spent counselling and key-working in a well regarded Brighton and Hove residential rehab.

My unique combination of a wide range of work as a counsellor and my own life experience can help me to understand your difficulties and enables me to help you explore personal issues and obstacles, whether they are current problems or past experiences that still affect the way you feel in your day to day life. Together, we can work towards strengthening your inner resources in order to build your confidence and help you to feel more optimistic about your future.

You might be seeking counselling because you suffered childhood abuse, trauma or abandonment. You may be struggling with generalised anxiety disorder, a personal loss or a bereavement. Perhaps you feel generally troubled, but can't quite work out why or are living with a constant sense of unease which you can't seem to shake off.

"Don't worry about what's ahead. Just go as far as you can go - from
there you can see farther.”
- Unknown

Our sessions can help you to understand some of the reasons behind any emotions or behaviours that are bothering you. I will help you to explore anything that is affecting you, in a genuine and compassionate way. Together we will work towards finding a solution. Whatever issues you are finding difficult to deal with, as your counsellor I can help.

Why not take the first step and contact me now. Text, phone or e-mail - whichever suits you. I offer a low cost first meeting with no obligation, so that you can find out if you’re comfortable talking with me. If you feel up to it, then why not call me for an informal chat.

I am registered counsellor with The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy as a qualified professional counsellor in Brighton and Hove and practice counselling within their Ethical Framework.

I work as a counsellor/therapist on either an open-ended basis or for an agreed number of sessions.

The purpose of counselling is to help you to improve your life. As a professional counsellor I want to help you achieve this.

For an informal chat or to book a no obligation first meeting in either Brighton or Hove:
Call or Text - 07541 553614.
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Who comes to see me for counselling?

  • Anyone who wants a safe, confidential place in which to talk
  • Young adults, mature adults and pensioners
  • Men, women, transmen or transwomen
  • Individuals with relationship problems, whether same sex or opposite sex
  • Anyone suffering from depression, anxiety, bereavement, loss, anger issues
  • Employees who are stressed or are feeling bullied at work
  • People who suffered childhood trauma or abuse
  • Some who may have attachment difficulties, loss of self-belief, or low self-esteem
  • Gamblers, gamers, drinkers or drug users and/or their partners
  • People who are just struggling to cope with everyday life
  • I meet with night workers, shift workers, 9-5 Monday to Friday workers
  • Doctors, Nurses, Social Workers
  • Trainee Counsellors or Practising Counsellors

A dedicated Professional Counsellor, I offer person centred Counselling in Brighton and Hove to anyone I genuinely believe I can help.
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I have counselling rooms in Brighton and in Hove.

Peter Hutt Counselling Hove is at:
Rochester House,
48 Rochester Gardens, BN3 3AW
just off Palmeira Square.

Peter Hutt Counselling Brighton is at:
Brighton Therapy Practice
9a Princes Street, BN2 1RD
near The Royal Pavilion (click on either address for a map).
They have parking nearby and are easily reached from:

  • Brighton and Hove, Hangleton, Westdene, Withdean
  • Hollingdean, Hollingbury, Patcham, Fiveways, Preston Park
  • Rottingdean, Woodingdean, Peacehaven, Saltdean, Newhaven
  • Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint, Falmer, Kingston, Lewes
  • Portslade, Southwick , Shoreham, Steyning, Lancing,

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  • Please note that neither of these venues has disabled access.

    If getting to me is difficult for any reason, then I will happily arrange to travel to you for counselling therapy in your own home.


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