Francesca Howell

Person-Centred Counsellor

Francesca is an BACP accredited Person-Centred Counsellor .specialising in Fertility Counselling. She has extensive experience and knowledge of fertility treatments and the issues that are involved. She is committed to supporting the emotional process that plays such an important part in fertility and fertility treatments.

Counselling could be useful at any stage. You may be simply thinking about what is right for you.  Or you may have embarked on fertility treatment and have found some aspects difficult. You may have decided to end treatment, or to move on without having children, and want to explore what that means to you. Francesca can also offer specialised support if you are considering choices such donor conception or adoption.

As a qualified Counsellor, Francesca offers an environment that is confidential and safe for you to discuss whatever issues you may have.

Francesca has worked with a wide range of clients including students and young people and has extensive experience working with fertility.  She has also worked with other issues including:

  • Adoption
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Change and Transitions
  • Donor Conception
  • Menopause
  • IVF Support
  • Fertility
  • Infertility
  • Relationships
  • Self Critisism
  • Spirituality
  • Surrogacy

Francesca is fully qualified and graduated with a PG Diploma in Person Centred Counselling from Strathclyde University. She is a fully accredited and registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and works within their code of ethics. She is also a member of the British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA), and of the Scottish Group of Infertility Counsellors. Francesca has completed Level 1 and 2 of the Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) training.

Professional Bodies

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Book your appointment with Francesca

Sessions last one hour and cost £40 for individuals and £60 for couples or more than one person.