meet Anna

Hello, my name's Anna Batey and I'm a qualified and experienced counsellor working in Plymouth, offering face-to-face, telephone and video counselling sessions. I offer a safe, confidential and welcoming space, where you will be met with warmth and respect.

Qualifications and Registration


I work with an integrative approach, which combines Person Centred Therapy, with techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Gestalt Therapy and Mindfulness.

This means I can draw from different approaches to offer you the counselling that will best suit you and your needs, as a unique individual.

I am an accredited member of the National Counselling Society and am on the voluntary register of counsellors and psychotherapists accredited by The Professional Standards Authority. All Registrants are bound by the Society’s Code of Ethics and Complaints Procedure and must meet high professional standards, which enhance safety and ensures a high quality service is delivered.

I am a member of BICA the British Infertility Counselling Association and have completed their Foundation Course in Infertility Counselling.


Qualifications Gained  

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling

  • Foundation Course in Counselling

  • BSc Honours Degree In Psychology

  • BICA Foundation Certificate in Infertility Counselling

  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Certificate


 As a Member of the National Counselling Society I am bound by its Code of Ethical Practice. I also adhere to their recommendations for regular supervision.