Vauna Beauvais

Vauna Beauvais


Hi, my name is Vauna Beauvais and I am the therapist that you will see for your sessions when you come here.


This page will tell you a little about who I am and my qualifications and experience.

The things I tell you here will help you to feel at ease with me both as a person and your therapist.

By learning a little about me you will feel more comfortable when we first talk or meet.


I have been in private practice here, at Nottingham Therapy, since 2001.

I’ve previously worked for the NHS, over about 5 years, as a psychotherapist, group therapist. and Counsellor, and attended many clinical placements, including Community Mental Health Team, Mandala House, Connect Therapeutic Community.


I have a lot of experience with all different kinds of clients and the variety of problems and issues that they may have, due to working with all types of people over a span of many years.


I am committed to anti-discriminatory practice and welcome clients from all backgrounds, cultures and sexualities.

Best Practice

As a participant and believer in Continuing Professional Development I continue to work individually and collaboratively with other professionals to further my personal and professional development.
Where I Trained
I did Psychotherapy training at the Berne Institute, an independent training organisation providing high quality training for psychotherapists in the Transactional Analysis approach.

I trained in CBT at the Leeds Centre for Psychological Development

I enjoyed training in NLP with Frank Daniels Associates,

Various other shorter courses were taken at establishements such as, the Charlie Waller Institute and the University of Derby


      MSc (Masters degree) Clinical Psychotherapy.


      Certified Transactional Analyst with Psychotherapy Speciality CTA(P).


      Certificate Cognitive Behaviour Therapy CBT


      Postgraduate diploma in Counselling (PGCDip)


      Certificate in Training Practice


      Diploma in Counselling


      Practitioner NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming)


      Master Practitioner NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming)


      Coach Practitioner NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming)


      Certificate Hypnotherapy


    Lab Profile Certified
Professional Memberships
I am acredited, and therefore am registered with United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapy (UKCP)
I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP)
I am a certified member of UK Association for Transactional Analysis
I work to EATA and UKTA ethical framework and good practice guidelines.
I have therapy myself when my own issues arise, so that i am fully present for you in our sessions (and so I don’t act out my own issues).

I read industry journals sent to my workplace (publications for memberships of UKCP, BACP, UKATA, etc)

I read several books per year on the subjects of therapy, coaching, counselling, personal development, so that I keep informed about various approaches to therapy.

I attend at least one training course every year to further my own professional development.

I attend at least the number of clinical supervision session per year as set down by the UKCP for psychotherapists.