benise cole therapy

Benise Cole


I’m Benise(she/they), I am a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist specialising in person-centered therapy.

I work by holding safe space and guiding you in being able find your own answers. I don’t label or diagnose, I’m not here to tell you what your issues are, I am here to help you explore, learn, an grow through your experiences. I do this by creating a confidential, empathetic, non-judgmental, and honest environment for us to work together towards your personal growth and healing.

Therapy is a space for you to be you.

What I can offer you

I can offer you a safe and confidential space for you to explore your inner thoughts and feelings. A compassionate space that is open, honest and free of judgement. A space for you to find words and express the things you may struggle to communicate in your everyday life, a space to heal.

What you can gain

In life we can often feel disconnected from ourselves and others, misunderstood, and that there is no space for us let alone for our voices to be heard. Working from a place of empathy and compassion I can help you to find that connection and create space for you and your voice. In gaining a deeper understanding of yourself, it helps you understand why you do the things you do, and why you are the way you are. With this knowledge you are able to gain more autonomy in your life.

You're allowed to feel however you feel – because that's how you feel.

My Practice

I predominantly work with young adults 16 – 30s, however I welcome all ages.

I have experience with:

  • Anxiety
  • Shame
  • Depression
  • Loneliness
  • Gender, sexual, and relationship diversity
  • Low self esteem
  • Sexual abuse
  • Addictions
  • Diversity and difference
  • Anger
  • Emotion numbness
  • Trauma
  • Relationship difficulties

I work online via video call or over the phone.

The key to effective therapy is the quality of the relationship between client and therapist. To help achieve this I offer a free, 30-minute meeting/assessment over phone or video call to see how it might be to work together.

Sessions are £60 for 1 hour. I offer some reduced-rate slots for lower-income earners.

You can only be you.

How does this all work?

You can can contact me by email or phone, we will then organise a free 30-minute meeting/assessment via phone or video call. This is where you can ask me any question regarding counselling and see how you feel before proceeding. If I feel like I am able to help you and you feel comfortable we will arrange a time for your sessions.

In your first session we will discuss a therapy agreement and our expectations for therapy together – this is crucial in creating a safe working environment for both of us.

You are the expert on yourself, you are the only one that knows what it's like to be you.

I am a Registered Member MBACP of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy BACP (registration number 00955557). I adhere to the BACP ethical framework.

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