Bright Futures Counselling

Helping You To Move Forward

Hi my name is Barbara Appleby and I live in Exmouth, East Devon.

I am a qualified Psychotherapeutic Integrative Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor and Trainer

I am a member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)

Sometimes it feels lonely dealing with all that life throws at us.

I offer face-to-face counselling on Thursdays in Exeter. I also offer Eco/Walk and Talk Therapy.

As well as working in private practice I work at the Intercom Trust in Exeter as the Counselling Service and Projects Coordinator. The Intercom Trust offers therapy, support and advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ community.


Initial assessment, this is to see if we might like work with one another, it costs £25.00 for a half an hour session and then each session there after is £50 for an hour. Supervision is £50 for an hour. Couples work is £60 an hour, I work Thursdays in Central Exeter. Some Zoom sessions are available at other times as well. 

Ways to pay: I have a contactless card reader, or bank transfer is available.

Discounted rates for Student Counsellors of £45 for a 1 hour session. (There are a few discounted sessions available for those on low incomes, please message me to enquire)

Areas of therapy I work with:

LGBTQIA+, Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Career, Depression, Domestic Violence, Panic attacks, Low self confidence/Self esteem, Self Harm, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality identity, Gender Identity, Stress, Suicidal Ideations, Trauma, Work related Issues.   

CPD: Bereavement, Trauma, What it means to be visually impaired (Working with visually impaired people).

Aiming for excellence LGBT+ Mental Healthcare Skills. Pip Wilson workshop (Looking after yourself in Therapy) Sand tray work (Working Creatively with Individuals). Eating Disorders (The Season of Excess) Fool or Magician (Using Play in Therapy)


Certificate in Couples Counselling

Art Therapy Diploma

Certificate in Clinical Supervision (L6)

Degree in Counselling L5 (Modules: Death and Dying, Diverse Perspectives in Mental Health, Exploring Fear and Sadness, Psychology of Childhood and Youth)

Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling L4 (CPCAB)

Certificate in Counselling Studies L3 (CPCAB)

Certificate in Counselling Skills L2 (CPCAB)

Certificate in Social Sciences (0U)

Four Area of Brokenness (ACC Association of Christian Counsellors)

Contact Details: 07925527216

email: [email protected]   


Please feel free to send me a message via the contact page or using the contact details and I will get back to you when I'm able.