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Who We Are

All counsellors at South Bucks Counselling are either fully qualified or  undertaking accredited counselling training. All of our counsellors are closely supervised in order to ensure that the psychological help we offer you is of the highest possible standard. As an agency we adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Counselling Professions.

Counsellors at South Bucks Counselling have trained in the psychodynamic model, and as such, consider that as adults we are all strongly influenced by our earliest experiences and relationships.  Counselling involves thinking about a client’s life history. Clients usually need help with current distress, so our counsellors think through immediate concerns as well as formative experiences.

Our Team

Toby Ingham Clinical Director

Toby Ingham, Clinical Director & Supervisor

Toby Ingham is a UKCP registered psychotherapist and BAPPS supervisor.  He is a member of The Guild of Psychotherapists and is a member of The Association of Independent Psychotherapists. Toby trained in NHS at St Barts’ Hospital, and Homerton Hospital in London, he was formerly staff psychotherapist at Nightingale Hospital and trained at Promis Addiction Centre and Age Concern.

Toby joined South Bucks Counselling as a supervisor in 2016.  He has 20 years’ experience of working with people dealing with depression, low mood, anxiety states, trauma, bereavement and addictions.  His essay; 'Working with Remembered Childhood Nightmares in Adult Psychotherapy’ was recently published in the British Journal of Psychotherapy (November 2019).  

Polly Maslen, Supervisor

Polly is a UKCP registered Psychodynamic/Integrative Psychotherapist and SAP trained supervisor. She has an Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling from Regents University in London and clinically trained as a Psychotherapist within the West Herts Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and as a Counsellor for South Bucks Counselling, joining in 2011. Polly currently provides one to one psychotherapy and both individual and group supervision for trainee and qualified counsellors within counselling agencies and her private practice, in the Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire area. She previously had a career in Human Resources and Corporate Services Management.

Toni Harvey, Supervisor

Julia Appleton, Deputy Clinical Lead

Placements & Volunteers

If you would like information about training placements or would like to be a member of our counselling team at South Bucks Counselling, please contact us on 01494 440 199, or email us at

We are always grateful for volunteers to help in various roles at the agency so please do also get in touch if you would like to be a part of the team.

Supporting Wycombe Lottery

Wycombe Lotto is a weekly lottery that raises money for good causes in the Wycombe District and offers players a chance to win prizes each week. As a nominated charity, for every £1 ticket, 60p goes towards a good cause. If you would like to support South Bucks Counselling or to find out more, please click here.

Every year the directors write an annual report as part of their role to provide up to date information on the agency.  If you are interested in reading a summary of the report you can find it here.