Welcome to Portsmouth Therapy Partnership

Counselling and Psychotherapy For Individuals and Couples

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Portsmouth Therapy Partnership was set up in 2016 by Counsellors
Karin Davidson & Shirley Baxter
For more information on who we are please visit the About Us page.

Why Choose PTP for Counselling?

Venturing into counselling can be a big step to take and choosing the right therapist can feel quite daunting.  At Portsmouth Therapy Partnership we want to make this process as easy as possible for you.

We offer you a warm and supportive space in which you can talk openly about the issues that are causing you problems or difficulties in your life.  Having a confidential and safe space to explore these issues can prove to be highly beneficial and can enable you to gain clarity and empower you to make the best choices for your life.

Whether you are coming as an Individual or as a Couple you can be assured that we will provide the time and commitment to listen and validate your experience.

Our Counsellors are highly experienced, please visit the Therapist Profile page to help you find the best therapist for you.

Our Services include: Individual Counselling, Couple Counselling, Counselling for Trainee/Student Counsellors, EAP and Insurance Referrals.

How to Book an Appointment

  • The easiest way is to contact the Counsellor of your choice is via their individual page Karin, Shirley
  • For General Enquiries please visit the Contact Us page.

How to Find Us

Portsmouth Therapy Partnership
Gatcombe House
Copnor Road

Based at Gatcombe House in the peaceful surroundings of an historic Georgian mansion, Portsmouth Therapy Partnership is ideally placed at the entrance to the city of Portsmouth just off Junction 12 of the M27.  We are within easy reach of all the following surrounding areas including Southsea, Fratton & Milton, Cosham, Drayton & Farlington, Waterlooville, Clanfied & Cowplain, Fareham, Portchester & Gosport, Havant, Horndean and Hayling Island.  Please visit the Location page to find our exact location.


Issues our
work with:

  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiey / Panic Attacks
  • Bullying
  • Bereavement
  • Confidence
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Dilemmas
  • Domestic Violence
  • Exam Anxiety
  • Family Issues
  • Grief
  • Identity
  • Life Changes
  • Loss
  • Personal Development
  • Retirement
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexuality
  • Trauma
  • Work Related Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Affairs
  • Communication Difficulties
  • Divorce
  • Separation or Endings
  • Step-Families

“You can’t stop the waves
but you can learn to surf”

Jon Kabat Zinn

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