April Baglow

April Baglow

I am a BACP registered counsellor (MBACP) I successfully completed the Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling at Coleg Gwent Newport. I also graduated with a BSC (hons) in Systemic Counselling from the Family Institute, University of South Wales. I have attended several other courses for CPD such as:

  • Cruse Awareness in Bereavement Care
  • Cruse Facilitating Bereavement Support Groups
  • Cruse Working with Bereaved Children and Young People
  • Cruse Telephone Support Training
  • Cruse Award in Supervision
  • Macmillan Cancer Awareness
  • Working with Self-Harm
  • Training on Rape and Sexual Abuse
  • Mental Health Awareness Training
  • Safeguarding Training

Since 2013 I have been a volunteer for Cruse Bereavement Care in Gwent providing bereavement support and counselling to both children and adults. I have also provided support sessions over the telephone. Since 2017 I have been a supervisor, overseeing the work of other volunteers and ensuring best practice. Since 2017 I have also sat on the Management Committee to discuss all aspects of the running of Cruse in Gwent.

From November 2015 – March 2017 I was an associate counsellor for Cardiff Metropolitan University providing counselling to students of the university.

Since March 2017 I have been an Active Monitoring Practitioner for Merthyr and The Valleys Mind providing psycho-educational guided self-help and support in GP surgeries across RCT to people suffering mental health difficulties.

  • £40.00 Per hourly session
  • The first session will be to assess your situation and difficulties, will allow time for any questions you may have and will provide the opportunity to see if I am the right counsellor for you
  • Reduced fees may be considered for unwaged clients.
  • Telephone counselling sessions as per face to face fees (payable by bank transfer in advance)
  • Counselling students concessional rate of 10 sessions £300

I currently work in the centre of Merthyr Tydfil, in a comfortable and easily accessible room within short walking distance of ample parking. The building is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

April Baglow

Merthyr Tydfil
Mid Glamorgan

Type of session
Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Practical details
Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Please contact me to dicuss times when you might like to arrange an appointment. I currently have some availability during the daytime weekdays and evenings.

Types of client
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme