Operating in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Hope Valley, we specialise in providing Psychotherapy, Counselling, Post-Cult Counselling, Supervision and Training


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Post-Cult Counselling


For former members and survivors of coercive, cultic and/or spiritually abusive groups and relationships. Offering a relational psychoeducational approach to recovery from the trauma using a specially designed Recovery Workbook.


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Training, Supervision & Consultation


For mental health professionals looking for supervision, consultation or training - particularly in working with survivors of undue influence and abuse.



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Welcome to Hope Valley Counselling




Thank you for visiting my website, you are very welcome here!


I have written a self-help book for those who have experienced coercive, cultic and/or spiritual abuse.


The book is called 'Walking Free from Coercive, Cultic and Spiritual Abuse: A Workbook for Recovery and Growth'!


I am thilled that Post-Cult Counselling is proving so popular and my book explores all the different areas that I cover in my Recovery Workbook and so much more!


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Dr. Gillie Jenkinson


Gillie is an award-winning, accredited psychotherapist and counsellor, and a Director at Hope Valley Counselling. She has over 25 years experience working with survivors of trauma and undue influence - including rape, sexual and spiritual abuse, religious trauma and cults. Gillie also provides training, supervision and consultation to professionals working in this area.



Read the abstract of Gillie’s doctoral (PhD) research into what helps former cult members recover.


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Read about Gillie’s latest speaking engagements and articles.



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Cult Recovery Book


Our Affiliates


There are a number of Affiliates who attended the Certificate in Post-Cult Counselling delivered by Dr Gillie over the last few years. You could check them out if you are looking to attend Post-Cult Counselling. 


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