About Me

I am a fully qualified Psychotherapeutic Humanistic Counsellor and a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with a passion for helping people. I can work with you both long and short term. I also have experience at delivering CBT interventions which aim to explore the relationship between your thoughts, feelings and behaviours. At my counselling and psychotherapy practice in Lewes, near Brighton and Hove in East Sussex, my approach to you will be warm, down to earth and non judgemental. I am qualified and experienced in helping you discover ways to help yourself. Together we can work to help you sort out some of the difficulties you are experiencing in life.


  • CBT for Long Term Persistent & Distressing Health conditions- accredited therapist with BABCP
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Teenagers
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Humanistic Therapeutic Counselling
  • NCFE Counselling Skills
  • NCFE Interpersonal Skills
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Special Needs (Behavioural)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (English)
  • BA (Hons) English

  • Humanistic Counselling- Brighton University
  • Specific training in counselling teenagers- IATE
  • Awareness in Bereavement Care- Cruse
  • Transactional Analysis- Brighton University, Sussex Psychotherapy and Wealden College
  • Focusing workshop- Greg Madison
  • Gestalt- Brighton University
  • Creative Arts in Therapy- Dialogue
  • Mental Health Issues and Common Distress States in Children and Teenagers: Accurate Assessment to Effective Intervention- CCMH
  • Safeguarding training
  • Working with Self Harm
  • Understanding PTSD in teenagers and what to do- Level One of the CATT (Children's Accelerated Trauma Therapy) model
  • PTSD in adults
  • Working with social anxiety with adults
  • Workshop on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Compassion Focused Therapy training weekend
  • LGBTQ inclusion training

    I am a registered Member of the BACP, a regulatory body for counsellors and psychotherapists. I am also a member of the BABCP.

    Jacky Adams counselling and psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT in Lewes, Hove and Brighton, East Sussex . I am able to help with a variety of issues such as stress, relationship difficulties, bereavement, anxiety, depression or just a general sense that things are not ok with you. I offer you the space and time to start tackling some of those issues which you may have been avoiding for some time. My work is overseen by an experienced supervisor in line with BACP requirements. Please do give me a call or send me an email at my Lewes counselling and psychotherapy service to find out how I might be able to help you lead a calmer and more peaceful life. You have got nothing to lose by picking up the phone today or by sending me an email. Sometimes that first step is the hardest but it is worth it if it helps you to create the life that you want to lead. And I promise to give you a warm, friendly response. If you've got social anxiety, for example, and talking on the phone seems impossible then feel free to send me an email- I'm happy to be contacted that way too if it makes things easier for you.

    Call today on 07896 953003 or email me on [email protected] to make an appointmentto meet me at my Lewes counselling, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and psychotherapy service based in East Sussex within easy reach of Brighton and Hove.

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