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Professional counsellor and therapist in Brighton & Hove

Simon Arthur-Smith, MBACP (Accredited)

Remote telephone and Skype appointments are available


About Me

My name is Simon Arthur-Smith. I am an experienced counsellor, now in my fourteenth year of private practice, offering therapy both remotely (via Skype and telephone) and from counselling rooms in Hove (I offer a limited number of appointments at both 17 Melville Road, Hove, and 1 Wilbury Avenue, Hove). I am committed to providing effective (and cost-effective) counselling and psychotherapy in a safe, confidential and totally non-judgmental environment.

I am a Registered and Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.

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I counsel individuals one-to-one, either for an agreed time period, or on an open-ended basis - my aim as a counsellor is to enable you to improve your quality of life and live life more fully.

I am experienced in counselling clients who are having difficulties with:

  • Relationship matters

  • Low self-esteem

  • Depression

  • Bereavement

  • Sexuality issues

  • Disability

  • Life-threatening illness

  • Self-assertiveness

  • Stress

  • Anxiety

My two Hove practice locations are not just convenient for people residing in Brighton & Hove, but also residents of Portslade, Southwick, Shoreham-by-Sea, Lancing and Steyning. I also provide virtual appointments via Zoom and phone for your convenience.


Sessional rates

My sessional rates are as follows:

  • ​For 'remote' appointments (appointments via Skype or telephone): £50 for 60-minute appointments (except for Saturday appointments, which are £55)

  • For 'in-person' appointments in Hove: £60 for 60-minute appointments and £85 for 90-minute appointments (most EMDR appointments will be 90-minutes in length).

For further information on my counselling practice, and on how counselling can make a significant difference to your life, please browse the other pages of this website, where you can read:
About my counselling approach
About my qualifications, and
Answers to frequently asked questions, including how much sessions cost.
You will also find links through to other relevant websites, which will help you make an informed decision about what is right for you, where counselling and psychotherapy is concerned.

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Please get in touch & find out how I can help you

If you have further questions or you wish to book an initial appointment, please get in touch, I am always happy to answer any questions you may have.
Please note, if you are planning on calling me on my mobile, please refer to Getting in Touch prior to making your call.


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