Qualifications and Training


Janet Grafton 


Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills                  


 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling – AIM Awards Level 4


Child Safeguarding

Level 5 certificate in counselling young people – YPI Counselling (Basingstoke). I am listed as a recognised Children and Young Person’s therapist by NCPS 

I am committed to continual professional development and I continue to widen my knowledge and skillset.

Listed below are the titles of some of the workshops I have attended over the last 3 years.

Working with Gender Identity – the role of Psychotherapy

The cause of depression workshop

Bereavement Awareness

End of life care

Getting started with Acceptance Commitment Therapy

The impact of Loss conference

Working with clients on the autistic spectrum

Why touch matters workshop

Supporting families who have lost a child through stillbirth or infancy death

Exploring Loss day conference

Bereavement and working with teenagers

Facilitating group discussion and ensuring productive feedback.



Self- Harm training (Emma Selwood, through Simon Says)

Recognising Common Mental Health Difficulties in Children and Young People (Dr Lisa Rudgley, Berkshire Healthcare)

Simon Says induction training

Engaging and Counselling Young People and how this differs from working with adults – Alison Edwards MA, DipSW

Attachment Theory – Sir Richard Bowlby

Bereavement training – Time 2 Talk (provided by Simon Says)

Training for school counsellors – Time 2 Talk

Social Anxiety when working with young people – Susy Churchill