The Abbey Practice founders & associates

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.


Jill Wootten
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...

Phone 07969 189626


Laura Keyte
BCPC Psychotherapist

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...

Phone 01249 701525 or 07855 052986



Greta Knowles
UKCP Psychotherapist

I am a fully qualified Psychotherapist and I am UKCP registered. I have a background in education and training and have had my own psychotherapy practice in Bath for 12 years.

I offer individual therapy at The Abbey Practice in central Bath and I work with people in the short and long term covering a broad range of issues.

My special area of interest is in Women’s health...

Phone 07967 331654


Esther Dawney-New
BACP Counsellor & Psychotherapist

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...

Phone 07397 238574


Victoria Fulljames
UKCP Psychotherapist

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...

Phone 07940 708444


Rachael Cannon
Relational Integrative Counsellor

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...

Phone 01225 590949 or 07915 154995


Erika Wiesenmueller-Potter
BACP Counsellor

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...

Phone 07900 178581


Marianne Johnson
BACP Councellor

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...

Phone 07970 030087


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.