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...

Phone07969 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...

Phone01249 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...

Phone07967 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...

Phone07397 238574

Rachael Cannon
Relational Integrative Counsellor (MBACP)

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...

Phone07915 154995


Stuart Crossman
UKCP Psychotherapist

I’m an experienced and fully-qualified psychodynamic psychotherapist, working with individuals aged 18 years and over offering a safe and supportive place in which to talk about your difficulties and concerns.

We can begin to explore what might be troubling you, or causing you distress and suffering, or preventing you from experiencing life to the full....

Phone07968 803962

Suzanne Atkinson
UKCP Psychotherapist

I am a Psychotherapist working in Bath and Frome, and I have recently completed six years of training at Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling (BCPC). I have had my own psychotherapy practice for the last four years, and I am UKCP registered....

Phone07974 240548

Annette Davey
BACP Counsellor

I have worked as a counsellor for Bristol MIND and Longfield Hospice helping adult clients of all ages with difficulties such as grief, depression, anxiety, anger, sadness and more. Whilst taking the step to work with a counsellor for the first time might provoke some anxiety, it is something I have experience of and can guide you through...

Phone07394 394299

Helen Loxton
UKCP Counsellor

I am a UKCP registered Integrative Psychotherapist offering adult counselling and psychotherapy. Working as an integrative practitioner means that I draw from several theories of practice. I believe each person is wholly unique and what works for one person may not for another...

Phone07966 459704

Antonia Brown
UKCP Counsellor

I am an experienced psychodynamic psychotherapist registered with BACP and UKCP and have had a private practice in London since 2015. I work with adults who find their way to therapy for many different reasons...

Phone07956 911284

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.