Please note: Following Government guidelines on social distancing, all appointments will be delivered via Skype, Facetime, WhatsApp or phone for the immediate future.
Experienced therapists offering experienced care, confidential and professional.
Set in the heart of the city in a calm, reflective setting, The Abbey Practice offers both psychotherapy and counselling from experienced UKCP registered psychotherapists Laura Keyte and Jill Wootten.
With the aim of offering a comprehensive therapeutic service to the community The Abbey Practice also provides access to a wealth of qualified therapists working within the practice as Abbey Associates. All therapists have undergone extensive training and work to a high professional standard.
A wide range of therapeutic issues covered.
The Abbey Practice, just a few steps away from the Abbey.
Psychotherapist & Counsellor
Depression, Anxiety, Bereavement, Relationship issues – Working together to understand your experience and find new resources to help you move forward. Many years experience working with Pregnancy, Childbirth and Parenting issues...
I trained and qualified with Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling.
I also have 15 years experience in training, education and management and have worked at Bath Spa University, Wiltshire County Council, Wiltshire College and with a national charity working in the inner city areas of London, Bristol and Birmingham...
I am particularly interested in couple relationships, especially those involving new parents.
I am happy to see couples or individuals experiencing all manner of difficulties in their relationship. Whether you come with your partner or alone – are gay, lesbian, bisexual, heterosexual or transgender – are married, in a civil partnership, or single, I offer a safe and confidential setting in which to explore your difficulties...
We can explore what feels difficult in your life and how a safe, confidential and collaborative relationship may help. I work with a wide range of issues including anxiety and stress, depression, self-esteem issues, bereavement and caring for ill family members, eating disorders, trauma, relationship problems, women’s issues, work stress problems and anger.
I also have an interest in working with issues that arise in mid life...
I offer short and long term therapy to adults in the centre of Bath.
The relational aspect of my approach means that I am interested in the dynamics of the relationship we create between ourselves, together with the relationships you form outside of our counselling relationship, with others and we could even go as far as to say the world itself. How we relate to ourselves and others will be something that features in our work together...
I have been counselling individuals since 2001 in a wide range of settings including Bath University, Bath City College, a GP surgery, an Employee Assistance Programme and in Private Practice. I was also a Trustee of the Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling.
I see people with anxiety, depression, stress, work-related and health problems, relationship and family issues, bereavement, low self-esteem, personal and emotional distress...
I am a fully qualified integrative psychotherapist offering both short term counselling and longer-term psychotherapy.
Through my work as a therapist in a GP practice and as a counsellor in a University I have experience in treating a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, loneliness, identity difficulties, self harm and eating issues...
Notice: The Abbey Practice therapists are a group of experienced, independent practitioners. All therapeutic services are offered through individual contracts between the therapist and the client, not the with The Abbey Practice. Each practitioner works as a sole-trader and is independently accountable.
I am an experienced UKCP registered psychotherapist. I have 15 years experience in training, education and management. I have worked at Bath Spa University, Wiltshire County Council, Wiltshire College and in the inner city areas of London, Bristol and Birmingham.
In addition I have particular experience working with loss of confidence and self esteem difficulties, the impact of bullying at home, school and the workplace and chronic, cumulative and subtle childhood trauma.
Who am I?I am an Accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist registered with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. My original training was in NHS Nursing (RGN 1982) and Midwifery (RM 1984) which although I no longer practice has given me a broad understanding of health issues. Since qualifying with a Masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Surrey University (1997) I have undertaken a number [...]