Hayley Vaughan Smith, Person Centred Counsellor and The Ridge Practice and Everlief Child Psychology
Author: Hayley Vaughan-Smith, Person-Centred Counsellor

Hayley Vaughan-Smith – Counsellor Ad. Dip. Psy C. (MNCS Accred). NCS Accredited Member:  NCS19-07624

Founder and Counsellor at The Ridge Practice
Counsellor at Everlief Child Psychology
Content Writer at They Are The Future

Current role (2020-Present):

Hayley Vaughan-Smith is the Founder and accredited Counsellor at The Ridge Practice which provides person-centered, integrative counselling therapies to individuals. Hayley is also the Counsellor at Everlief Child Psychology. Hayley’s clinical work consists of providing counselling therapy assessments and follow-up therapy sessions for teenagers and adults.

Previous Roles:

2019 – 2023:  Hayley worked with adults in her role as a bereavement volunteer for Cruse.

2013-2020: Senior Care Co-ordinator, Everlief Child Psychology. Everlief provides diagnostic and therapy-based mental health support for children and their families. Hayley covered pre-diagnostic telephone work, clinical and educational psychology report proof-reading, diary management and invoicing. Client, GP, support service, school liaison and the organisation of CPD events. Her counselling skills were in constant use when speaking to families on the phone and in clinic. She supported both practically and emotionally, the Everlief team of clinicians both in clinic and in the field.

1997-2013: At home parenting 3 children.

1989 – 1997: PA in Sales and Marketing.

Hayley Vaughan-Smith, a person-centred counsellor in the UK

More About Hayley Vaughan-Smith

Hayley Vaughan-Smith is a UK Accredited Counsellor in Buckinghamshire, England.

Hayley completed her counselling qualifications in 2020 and has worked in private practice and other settings with adults, children and families ever since.

Hayley owns and runs The Ridge Practice, a Counselling service in Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire.

Hayley is a Bereavement Volunteer with Cruse Bereavement Care and provides counselling for people who have experienced the loss of a loved one.  Her work encompasses care for people who have experienced a recent or historical loss and her work covers anticipatory grief, compound grief and PTSD.