The Palmeira Practice offers a wide range of counselling services for young people in Brighton and Hove, and has a number of counsellors who specialise in working with younger age groups.

Below are our specialist young people's counsellors - find out more about each counsellor by heading through to their profile page. If you are interested in working with any particular counsellor, simply fill out our contact form and book an introductory session.


Chloë Chapman

Chloë has a masters degree in art psychotherapy from The University of Roehampton. She is a state registered art psychotherapist who trained at Westminster MIND, Millview Hospital and the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in Hove. 

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Lucy Smith

Lucy has a postgraduate diploma in Humanistic Counselling from the University of Brighton. She has a broad range of experience, working with adults, as well as particular experience with young people (11-25)


Farrah Collins

Farrah has a breadth of experience, having worked with adolescents and adults in a variety of settings, both in the public and private sector for nearly a decade. She has worked in sexual health services within the NHS, drug and alcohol services and with those with long term mental health issues.


Shelley Holland

Shelley has been working as a counsellor in Brighton and Hove since 1997. She is a Senior Accredited Member of the BACP. She has extensive experience working with adults in private practice, and has over 10 years experience working with young people, including managing a young people's counselling service.