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Welcome to the Portsmouth Therapy Partnership

Counselling & Psychotherapy for Individuals and Couples

Portsmouth Therapy Partnership was set up in 2016 by Karin Davidson and Shirley Baxter, please visit the About Us page to know more about who we are. Portsmouth Therapy Partnership is a group of experienced Counsellors who are able to offer Clients, fellow Counselling Professionals and local businesses a wide range of services which focus on a person’s emotional wellbeing, personal development and growth.

Our Aim

Our aim is to EMPOWER DEVELOPMENT whether that is through Counselling, Supervision or through one of our CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Trainings events.

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 have an experienced team of Counsellors please visit the Therapist Profile page to help you find the best therapist for you.  Our team offer various services from Counselling through to Supervision, please visit the pages below to see at a quick glance which of our therapists offer the type of service you are looking for.


Our Services include: Individual Counselling, Couple Counselling, Counselling for Trainee/Student Counsellors we also have therapists who are able to take EAP and Insurance Referrals.


Why Choose PTP for Counselling?

At Portsmouth Therapy Partnership we are able to 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.

How to Book an Appointment

  • Our Counsellors manage their own diaries so the quickest and easiest way to book a session is to contact the Counsellor of your choice directly.
  • You will find a contact form on their individual page Karin, Shirley which will be sent directly to the Counsellor of your choice.
  • Or you can contact them by phone.  Phone number details can be found on their individual pages or on our Contact Page.

How to Find Us

Based at Portsmouth Technopole in comfortable modern surroundings, Portsmouth Therapy Partnership is ideally placed at the entrance to the city of Portsmouth just off the M275.  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 Contact Us 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

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