Welcome to West Street Centre
The West Street Counselling Centre is a professional therapy practice, established by Dr Julie May in 2011. We are a group of counsellors and psychotherapists working together from a bespoke and discrete location, situated in the main retail and business area of Fareham.
We offer a comfortable, relaxed environment, within which to be heard and supported. To ensure the highest ethical standards are maintained, all counsellors and psychotherapists at the practice are well qualified and hold professional body membership. Our Counselling & Psychotherapy practice is within easy reach of Portsmouth, Southampton, Gosport, Cosham and Havant, with excellent road access from the M27 and A27 and public transport access from the town centre bus and train stations.
For clients who prefer not to visit us in person during the pandemic, we are also offering remote sessions using video calling applications such as Zoom and Skype and by telephone.
What We Do
Working together in group practice enables us to offer both Counselling and Psychotherapy in Fareham in a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment. We have studied different models of counselling and psychotherapy including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Humanistic and Gestalt. Support is available for individuals, couples, children and young people. Several of the team have completed additional training and can offer clinical supervision for counsellors and psychotherapists, either individually or to groups.
We are an experienced group of counsellors and psychotherapists, helping clients with a wide spectrum of difficulties, including:
- Panic Attacks
- Adoption Issues
- Self Esteem
- Trauma (including violence, assault, PTSD, Panic Disorders and historic abuse)
Dr Julie May - Practice Manager
DCounsPsych, MA, BA (Hons), Dip Couns, Register Member MBACP (Snr. Accred)
Dr Julie May is a mature and professional counsellor, psychotherapist and supervisor, having been in practice for over 20 years and continued her studies to the highest, advanced academic level. She holds Registered Senior Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist membership with the Professional Body, the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and an obligation to work within the their code of practice known as The Ethical Framework. Julie is also a member of the EMDR Association.
Julie works full time at The West Street Centre, managing her own client caseload and supporting her colleagues. She has an avid interest in research and in ensuring that the highest professional standards are maintained within the team.
Arranging A Consultation Or More Information
Please contact Dr Julie May (Practice Manager) by phone on 01329 827121, or email us at The West Street Centre to discuss your requirements. There is a confidential voicemail service and messages will be promptly returned.
More about our Therapies
Frequently Asked Questions
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing)
Clients come to the practice for counselling and psychotherapy from Southampton, Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport.