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About Janet

Senior Practitioner in Psychotherapy Member NCS (Accred)

Janet has been described as multifaceted as she brings such a wealth of experience and knowledge to all she offers within her private practice.  She has 1000’s hours of experience in offering a quality service, where immediate change is always possible.

Janet is highly intuitive, having intense Spiritual experiences in early childhood and being able to see beyond this dimension and where relevent will bring all she has learned from her own life journey, to each meeting you will have with her.

She also has over 35 years of working in within Health & Wellbeing, which brings a richness now combined with personal Self Inquiry and direct experience also.

Janet combines the skills of Counselling and Psychotherapy with her Management experience in local authority and this helps inform her within mentoring, business coaching and clinical supervision of any kind.

She brings all she has to offer in the support of her Clients wellbeing, whilst also fully enjoying and celebrating each and every Client success and breakthrough whatever that might be.

"The only thing that stops you being free, is the belief that you aren’t free already"

- Janet Astle


For a free telephone consultation, please just get in touch.

About Janet

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Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications & Experience
Janet's  working experience includes over 35 Years in Healthcare & Well Being

Previous Voluntary Work & Experience:

  • Cruse Bereavement Care - Offering 1 - 1 Counselling to children and adults within their own home, working with issues around grief and loss. Later Supervision training leading to supervision of other volunteers.
  • Checkpoint (Children's Society) Working in outreach destinations such as GP surgeries and Brixham Youth Enquiry offering 1 - 1 counselling to young adults with varying issues from bullying, abuse, alcohol & drug use to relationships.
  • South Devon Women's Aid offering 1 - 1 counselling to women with varying issues around loss, bullying and domestic violence.
  • Checkpoint group work "Esteem" with young adults exploring and building confidence and self-esteem.
  • Children and Families in Grief - Working with families that have experienced a significant loss.


  • BTEC D32 33 Assessors Award 
  • NEBS Management Certificate 
  • Cruse Bereavement Care Bereavement Counselling Skills 
  • Cruse Bereavement Care Working with Bereaved Children and Young People 2003 
  • Advanced Diploma (Level 4) Therapeutic Counselling 
  • Certificate Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Cruse Bereavement Care Accreditation 
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy 
  • Level 3 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector 
  • Level 6 Diploma in Body Psychotherapy 
  • Diploma in Counselling Supervision

Accredited Voluntary Register

As you can see from the above logo I am an Accredited member and I am also an approved Supervisor with the National Counselling Society.

I hold a current DBS Certificate, number 000940225880 so that you can feel assured of my integrity for your safety and wellbeing.

I continue to expand, open and raise my own awareness via organisational CDP (continued professional development)
requirements and also follow direct experience and self enquiry, from teachers & speakers such as:

Carl Jung - Rumi - Zahir Khan - Eckhart Tolle - Byron Katie to name a few

I attend monthly private Supervision, with someone more qualified and experienced than myself.
This ensures that my own practice work continues to be completely transparent, professional and fully effective.

I take Client work very seriously and continually look to see how I might improve my services, if you have an any questions or suggestions then please do get in touch.



Psychotherapy & Counselling

Talking therapies for emotional and mental health wellbeing

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Intuitive Coaching

Supporting you to be the best version of you right now

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Business Coaching & Mentoring

Is your personal life spilling over into your business? You may be surprised, lets find out.

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Bespoke Training

There are many areas I can support you with or provide training, such as Bereavement, Basic Counselling skills, Communication Skills/Effective Listening to name a few.

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