Patricia Furness-Smith | Senior Accredited Counsellor |… | 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!

Patricia Furness-Smith

Member Status: Senior Accredited

Member No: PF00P01

Location: Amersham


I have an international reputation specialising in hodophobia and work as a consultant on British Airways’ ‘Flying with Confidence’ courses. I am a freelance writer and have written a number of articles, therapeutic books and CDs on psychological topics such as phobias, guided relaxation, problem eating and well-being.
I have a private practice and sit on a validating panel for a leading training organisation of counselling/psychotherapy supervisors.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    M.A., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E. TDLB
    I have a wide breadth of experience lecturing and training in Further & Higher Education for over 25 years. I have worked as an Examiner, Moderator and Qualification Reviewer in Counselling/Psychotherapy for major examining bodies. I have worked as an EAP Associate and have sat on validation panels. I was a director of an international online therapy service.
    I have had over 20 years as a Relate Couples Counsellor and Trainer and have worked as a clinical supervisor of a charity which supports sufferers of eating disorders and their carers.
  • What I can help with
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Phobias
    • Relationships
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