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Angela Pericleous-Smith

Chair of the British Infertility Counselling Association

Angela is Chair of the British Infertility Counselling Association. She has over 20 years experience working as a counsellor, specialising in fertility counselling since 2004 when she joined Leeds Fertility alongside her Private counselling and supervision practise in York. Previously, working with one-parent families, survivors of rape and abuse and as a Children's counsellor for the NSPCC. Angela is a member of British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and an Accredited member of BICA. Currently she is a Trainer with the BICA Training Group providing education to other fertility counsellors to promote high standards of fertility counselling and is Deputy Chair of the BICA Accreditation Board. Angela has co-authored BICA Guidelines for Good Practice in Fertility Counselling 4th Ed. 2019 Angela’s interests include all aspects of assisted conception, donation treatment, surrogacy and gender dysphoria and supporting patients before, during and after their treatment. Angela has a BSc in Therapeutic Counselling (Leeds Met), MA in Psychoanalytical Studies (Leeds Met) and PG Certificate in Supervision (St. Johns, York).