Therapy Practice

Welcome to The Berne Counselling & Psychotherapy Practice.

The Berne Counselling & Psychotherapy Practice is located within the internationally renowned training centre for Transactional Analysis, The Berne Institute.

We are a growing practice and provide counselling and psychotherapy to individuals, couples and groups.  We can help with a variety of issues including stress, anxiety, depression, bereavement, relationship issues, trauma, personal growth and development.

Appointments are available from 9am until 8pm during the week.

Prices for a 1 hour individual appointment start at £30.

All our practitioners are committed to providing a caring, professional and confidential service for our clients.

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Meet our current team.

Chrissie Hosking MA PTSTA(P) DipSup

I am a qualified psychotherapist, counsellor, supervisor, trainer and coach. I have worked within the NHS and voluntary sectors of the health service (as an occupational therapist, dietician and counsellor), mainly in the area of mental health.

I am a Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst and a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. I am also an accredited consultant in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing). I have had an independent psychotherapy practice since 1998.

I work within therapeutic relationships to encourage people to discover and live out their own and recognise others’ essential OKness, as well as discovering and taking hold of their own potential in life. My interests include: health-related issues, e.g. stress, overeating and infertility; trauma; personal growth and development. I am able to offer psychotherapy, supervision and training. For more information please visit

Julie Jones BEd PracNLP CertCouns CTA(P)

I am a qualified psychotherapist, counsellor and teacher. I have over 25 years’ experience working in mental health within the NHS, the voluntary sector and tertiary education as psychotherapist, counsellor and tutor.

I am a Certified Transactional Analyst in the Psychotherapy field, a Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming and a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. I have also completed the training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing). I have had an independent psychotherapy practice since 1994.

I work within therapeutic relationships to encourage people to make new meanings of life experiences by discovering a deeper understanding of themselves and through that process to make changes that lead to a joyful and fulfilling life. My interests include relationship; stress and anxiety; depression; trauma; health benefits of meditation; personal growth and development.

My interests include personal growth, relationship issues and the treatment of anxiety, depression, and trauma. I promote the benefits of meditation to overall health and the achievement of goals. I can be contacted on 07980 915274.

Sharon Baker BSc (Hons)

I offer psychotherapy and counselling and I am The Berne Institute Practice Manager. I am in advanced clinical training as a Transactional Analyst. Among the issues I work with are bereavement, relationship issues, stress and anxiety, depression and confidence building.  Everyone can face challenges and difficulties in life sometimes. I can provide a safe space for you to talk through your difficulties, explore your feelings and help you cope.

Contact me at to arrange a free 30 minute consultation to see if we can work together.