Since 1981 I have been offering support to people with a variety of problems. These include bereavement, post-traumatic stress, weight problems and relationship difficulties both in the workplace and in personal life. I focus on the emotional aspects of health issues, habit difficulties such as alcohol and drug abuse, compulsive eating, anger management and childhood abuse.

As well as my own private practice, seeing individuals and couples. I work with agencies that deal with families of homicide victims, adults abused as children and alcohol/substance abuse. Additionally, I work with employee assistance programme companies both with individual employees. My areas of support include giving on-site support to staff where there has been a traumatic incident.


I have considerable experience providing CBT and EMDR. I am a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy trained and Accredited Practitioner Member of the EMDR Association I provide therapy in the community and workplace.


cbt jen popkinSessions can be time limited using Brief Solution Focused on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, or longer term, including Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing for such difficulties as pain management and trauma. The first session is for us both to assess whether we feel we could work together and if we feel that the work could be promising, then further sessions may be booked. While I do not have answers I hope to provide you with the tools to help you turn your life around – and begin to feel better.

CBT is a structured, short-term therapy used to help solve behavioural problems generally as a result of irrational thought. CBT has a proven track record in dealing with a variety of conditions: anxiety, lack of self-confidence, depression, eating disorders (including) over-eating, obsessive-compulsive behaviours and habit problems.

CBT is a recognised treatment for trauma recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to the NHS

EMDR Therapy is primarily used to alleviate the symptoms caused by distressing memories. These can be a result of being exposed to severe traumatic situations. EMDR therapy provides a coping mechanism using eye movement to stimulate neurological pathways associated with stored memories. EMDR has proved to be successful in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). My clients include: *adults with childhood abuse issues (these can be physical, sexual and/or psychological abuse)

  • Military Personnel
  • Victims (including family members) of road traffic accidents
  • Workplace incidents such as robberies and staff deaths or injuries

EMDR is a recognised treatment for trauma recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to the NHS.


To satisfy a variety of clients I accommodate specific needs with a range of flexible methods, including Face to face, Online and Telephone counselling – or a combination of all three.

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Businesses using my services include: personal injury claims insurers, the NHS and a well-known telecommunications company. I also work with East Sussex County Council and the BBC

Jen Popkin

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy trained and Accredited Practitioner Member of the EMDR Association

Contact Details

07950 808463
St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38

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