Jacqueline Castle | Accredited Counsellor | Stubbington | NCS

We have officially changed our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society!

Information for members

As of the 15th of May 2023, we have officially changed our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS).

Our new and improved website is coming soon!

Jacqueline Castle

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS18-06860

Location: Stubbington

Amiable, affable, friendly, empathetic, a listener who doesn’t just listen but someone who understands and uses that understanding to lead you to a better, happier place. These have been some of the qualities attributed to me. My name is Jacqueline Castle and I bring many of my life’s experiences to my work as a counsellor and psychotherapist.
I have enjoyed married life for many years and brought up a family – two grown up children and grandchildren. My business background is over 45 years – 23 years running a lawn turf business, then my own party plan and beauty salon for sixteen years. Within this time, I became a teacher in Beauty Therapy and, whilst working, heard many people’s stories (some quite troubling) so I decided to train to become a counsellor.
I trained at RCA in 1999, then went on to complete a further advanced Diploma at the Grove in Southampton and finished this off at Exeter University in 2006, gaining an Advanced Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I have also trained in many organisations with sexual-related issues (I have worked with victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence for over 30 years) and continue to do this with training every year.
I have had five years experience with an organisation in Dorset and worked closely with a drug and alcoholic client base, working within groups, drop-ins and on a one-to-one basis. I have set up groups to help others who may have been affected by drug or alcoholic addictions, and also carried out some group work within a domestic violence client base at a local organisation.
I am currently involved with Juliet Grayson in couples’ relationships.
At this point a rest was needed and I went into working with young adults from the age of 14-24 within schools, drop-ins and anger management and then as a support worker. I felt it was right at this stage for me to incorporate all my skills and set up my own practice that I run from home. I work to the UK Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners principles and guidelines within my ethical framework. The governing body that I belong to for standards and codes of practice is the National Counselling Society.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    OCR Counselling skills and development learning RSA qualification.
    CPCAB Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Carers
    • Children / teenagers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Driving tests
    • Eating disorders
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • IBS / Digestive Issues
    • Illness and dying
    • Immune system support
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Panic attacks
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder / PTSD
    • Prescribed Psychiatric Drug Dependence/Withdrawal
    • Relationships
    • Relaxation
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Sleep
    • Spirituality
    • Stress
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
  • Find a Counsellor

    Find the help you need...If you are a potential client looking for a counsellor, you may search our registrants by location or name and you can also check whether someone is on the NCPS accredited register. A member of the Society may be a Registrant or a non-registrant member.

    Find Out More
  • Train as a Counsellor

    Use our Find a Course tool to find the nearest training providers who offer National Counselling Society Accredited, Advanced Specialist, Quality Checked or CPD courses. These courses are currently run across the the UK.

    Find Out More