About Me

Nicky Adams

Nicky Adams, MBACP, BA (Hons), MNCS (Acc), MHS, Ad. Prof. Dip. PC

I am a qualified, registered and insured Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist and Supervisor working in private practice in Stratford upon Avon and Leamington Spa.


I have over 20 years’ experience working with children, young people and adults. I gained a BA (Hons) Degree in Youth and Community Studies in 1998, prior to gaining Qualified Teacher Status with the subject specialism, Health and Social Care.


I have since worked with children, young people and adults within a range of settings prior to training as an Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist.


The therapy I offer combines a range of proven therapeutic techniques to relieve emotional distress and help you find solutions as soon as possible. 

Specialist areas

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bereavement
  • Self Esteem and Self Confidence
  • Habits and phobias
  • Relationship issues
  • Work relations
  • Anger issues

Qualifications and training

I am a registered member of the BACP and an accredited member of the National Counselling Society and work within their theoretical framework, which includes regular supervision and CPD.


Other qualifications include:

  • Advanced Professional Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Level 6
  • Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Level 5
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling, Level 4
  • Mindfulness for Stress
  • Single Session Integrated CBT (SSI-CBT)
  • Counselling for Couples
  • PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education
  • Diploma in Youth Studies
  • BA (Hons) in Applied Community and Youth Studies
  • BPS Approved Certificate in Clinical Supervision
  • DBS Checked
  • Current Insurance