Alrick Fletcher EMDR, MBACP
I am a highly qualified and experienced psychotherapist and relationship counsellor and an EMDR therapist. I am BACP registered. I have been in practice for 14 years. I have my own private practice in Stockport. I have worked for Relate a national counselling agency working with Couples as a relationship therapist and with Individuals on a variety of issues. I have also worked at Relate as a Family Counsellor and as a Young a Persons Therapist working in a clinical and school setting on a long term and short term basis. I have also worked for Manchester City Council offering parenting coaching and parenting courses.
EMDR is special type of therapy that can help clients that live with uncertainty and anxiety issues whether they are fears such as phobias of spiders, snakes or fears like flying, dentist, needles or giving birth. Birth trauma, physical or sexual abuse, childhood trauma or an accident. EMDR can help with weight problems such as emotional eating, addictions and PTSD. If you wish to explore these highly emotional topics in a calm safe environment or find out more about EMDR therapy then just email or call my number!
I have a lot of experience working with couples where conflict/abuse is an issue and have counselled clients referred to me from women's aid and worked as a facilitator on a Domestic Abuse programme Which is registered with 'Respect'!
I work in an Integrative approach which is non-judgement and in a safe and confidential setting, where clients can explore their thoughts and feelings at their own pace so you can make sense of and find solutions too your issues.
I work with Clients that have been involved in Narcissistic / or and Toxic Relationships. I will work with you as a individual or in a group. I help educate clients so they can understand the affects of these behaviours on them how to manage or leave these toxic relationships.
I also do work for the MS Society working with clients coping with long term health issues.
I have a lot of experience working on employment assisted programmes working with Individuals on a wide range of issues.
What Issues I Can Help With:
- anxiety disorder.
- communication and conflict issue
- the aftermath of an affair and betrayal
- fertility issues
- sexual issues
- bereavement and loss
- coping with separation
- relationship issues
- birth of a baby
- Sexual issues
- panic disorders
- Mental health issues
- intimacy issues
- Life stage issues
- Postnatal problems
- Confidence problems
- Low self esteem
- Parenting issues and Step-family issues
- Narcissistic Relationship
- Toxic Relationships
- self harm
- attachment difficulties
- stress, anxiety, depression,
- coming to terms with illness
- eating disorders,
- relating to others and work issues.
- loss and grief
I offer counselling for families and offer parenting advice. I can help with a wide range of problems that the modern family encounters, blended families, separation and divorce, loss and illness, helping to draw on the family's resources and to give each family member a chance to voice their needs in a safe, contained environment.
I am a qualified EMDR therapist ( Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing). I trained with the renowned EMDR Masterclass.
A wealth of research has been conducted demonstrating the benefits of EMDR therapy which helps clients reprocess disturbing or traumatic memories, anxiety issues phobias, OCD by using a process that involves bilateral stimulation of the brain using sounds, taps, or eye movements. As a former midwife I have a particular interest in working with clients that are struggling with birth trauma and fear of giving birth!
EMDR has been found to be very beneficial to young people, as well as to adults. This process is approved by NICE ( National Institute of Clinical Excellence ) as an effective treatment for the management of PTSD and to re-establish a healthy core belief about the self. For more information please visit my website.
I run a group for clients involved in Narcissistic or/and Toxic relationships.
I work from my own comfortable, safe and confidential premises in Stockport.
Training, qualifications & experience
Emdr Part 1,2 and 3. Emdr Masterclass 2013.
Post Graduate Diploma in Relationship Therapy, ( Systemic Therapy) 2009.
Relate Certificate in Couple Counselling 2005.
Diploma in Midwifery 1996.
Counselling Young People 2004.
Mental Health certificate 2004
I have additional training in Fertility, CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy). Macmillan Cancer Counselling, Brief Solution Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse, EMDR Therapy/PTSD.
I am also a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder in children
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship issues
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
Charges are between:
EMDR sessions to be discussed.
Romiley: is local to Marple, Stockport and Tameside there is a bus service within a 2 minute walk and a train service within a 10 minute walk from my premises. Parking is also available.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Counselling session are available between the hours of 8.00am and 8.00pm Monday to Saturday.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|