Sylwia Broom Accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist


Video and Telephone Sessions Available Worldwide

Sylwia Broom

I specialise in: Addiction (drugs, alcohol, gambling, shopping etc), Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Depression, Lack of confidence, Abuse, Anger, Lack of self-worth and more

Therapeutic services may be covered by your health insurance provider

WPA, Aviva, BUPA, Cigna, Allianz Worldwide Care, Axa and Vitality Health.

Qualified & Experienced Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Former Registered Nurse (Wellbeing Practitioner)

Welcome, and thank you for visiting my website.

I am a Registered and Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP).

I offer Counselling & Psychotherapy for adults in the UK and Worldwide.

Private Health Insurance:

I am an approved Counsellor & Psychotherapist for: 

WPA, Aviva, BUPA, Cigna, Allianz Worldwide Care, Axa and Vitality Health.


Returning clients-please email me directly for available appointments

Evenings - I am fully booked and the waiting list for evening appointments is currently full

Weekday daytime-waiting list only

Saturday-fully booked

Please contact me if you have any questions:

Phone: 07545 84493



I have over 22 years combined experience working with addiction both as a Therapist and Addiction Specialist Nurse (RGN) in the NHS leading hospital and abroad.

I have specialist training and experience working as an Addiction Counsellor at Catalyst Drug and Alcohol Addiction Service based in Guildford (formerly known as SAdAS).

I provide support for people dealing with a wide range of addictions (alcohol, drugs, gambling, shopping and more) and also for their families, carers and concerned friends. I am very experienced in Relapse Prevention, Anxiety & Anger Management.


I have several years’ experience working for the NHS (IAPT) offering therapy for adults (first point of GP referrals, mental health agencies and self-referrals) counselling people suffering from anxiety, panic attacks, depression, anger issues (including aggressive behaviour and offending), low self-esteem, lack of confidence, lack of identity, stress, bereavement, relationship issues, medically unexplained symptoms, Fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue syndrome, IBS long term illness, sleep disorders and trauma.


I also have experience working with issues surrounding Abuse.

I worked for a local Domestic Abuse Service providing counselling for those suffering from Abuse.

I am experienced working with any type of abuse including abuse or coercive behavior from a narcissistic parent, partner or child.

I have provided counselling for young homeless females at risk during my employment at a local hostel and I also worked as a counsellor with young people at a local charity for homeless people.

Issues I can help you with

Here are a few of the more common difficulties I can support you through therapy:


Panic attacks

Relationship problems

Grief, loss or bereavement


Relapse Prevention

Trauma and post-traumatic stress

Dementia & support for friends, family and carers



Anger management

Lack of confidence or low self-esteem

Lack of identity


Medically unexplained symptoms

Long term illness, Cancer

Difficulties at work or in retirement


Other Experience

**In my clinical and counselling role, I have experience working with people suffering from Dementia and those in palliative care, providing support for their families and carers. I have an extensive experience in

bereavement support.

**I have also had experience working with students as a Wellbeing Advisor during my employment at University of Surrey

**In addition I have training and experience facilitating therapy group

sessions whilst employed at the NHS Detoxification and Therapy Unit covering topics including: Relapse Prevention, Stress Management, Anger Management, Anxiety Management, Self- Awareness, Self-Esteem and Assertiveness.

My location

LOCATION: Guildford, Surrey, UK

Telephone and video sessions via Zoom, Teams and FaceTime.

Being in the comfort of your own home and removing the travel time to the session can make starting therapy a little easier.

My practice is based in Guildford,

conveniently and within easy reach of Guildford, Woking, East & West

Clandon, Godalming, Ewhurst, Horsley, Farnham, Ripley, central Woking, central Guildford, Shalford, Bromley, Woking, Gomshall, Farnham, Camberley, Sent, Ash,

Shere, Aldershot, Farnborough and Chobham residents.

Qualifications & Training

*Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Person-Centred and Existential)

*Bachelor’s Degree in Pedagogy (Education & Counselling of Young Offenders)

*NCFE Level 3 Award in Counselling Skills and Theory

*Registered General Nurse (NMC)

*Specialist training in Addiction Counselling by Catalyst

*Training in group therapy work, Relapse Prevention, Anger, Anxiety Management, Self-esteem based on CBT and Solution Focused Therapy

*Substance Misuse & Domestic Violence

*Substance Misuse in pregnancy

*Substance Misuse and Safeguarding Children

*Safeguarding trained

*Working with Substance Misuse

*Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health

*Trauma informed



Rates vary depending on type of referral (private vs insurance) and length of appointment -please contact me for further details

Get in touch

Please contact me if you would like to book an appointment

You can also call me on 07545 844939

“Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength”

Sigmund Freud

All enquires are usually answered within 24 hours with secure phone and email services.


Please contact me to check my current availability.


I take an integrative approach to therapy including Person-Centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT ) and Solution Focused Therapy which I tailor to the individual’s needs.

Counselling sessions for individuals last 50 minutes, usually taking place on a weekly basis.

Insurance companies I work with:





Allianz Worldwide Care


Vitality Health

Employee Assistance Programme (various insurance companies)

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