Amanda Oldham Dip PC, Hyp CS, Adv Dip PC, MNCS ( Acc )
16 Blackshale Road
Are you at your wits end, with no light at the end of the tunnel? Do you need someone to talk to that is not going to judge you and will listen and treat you with respect and empathy? Then maybe it is time to seek help. I am a qualified psychotherapeutic counsellor, mindfulness and CBT practitioner and am accredited with The National Counselling Society and IANPLC. I fully understand the difficulties faced when deciding to seek counselling and the importance of finding the right counsellor for you, which is why I offer the initial consultation free of charge with no obligation to rebook a session if not needed or appropriate.
I have experience of working with all types of issues including phobias, general anxiety disorder, addiction, depression and work with children and teenagers around self harm and eating disorders. I work in Special needs as well with severe emotional and behavioural problems along with complex attachment issues. I offer home visits for clients who request the service and I have friendly and comfortable therapy rooms suitable for all .
I believe that any individual has the potential and capability to achieve anything and given the right support and environment they will. Please visit my website if you require any more information about me or the counselling process
I offer a therapeutic service second to none and work in an Integrative way to enable me to assess and provide the most appropriate counselling in many different circumstances.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have been in private practice for a number of years and work as a counsellor in a school setting. I am trained in intensive interaction, safeguarding and therapeutic story telling. I have diplomas in Body language, Mindfulness, Hypnotherapy, CBT, play therapy and advanced diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling. I am an accredited member of The National Counselling Society and IANPLC.
I have extensive experience of working with young offenders, all types of addiction, children with learning difficulties, eating disorders and all types of depression and general anxiety disorders.
Level 3 in childrens counselling, level 4 in advanced CBT practice, level 3 in child psychology and level 4 in advanced psychotherapy.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
£35 per 60 min session for adults
£25 per 50 min session for children
when contacting me please let me know If you are on a low income or benefits as I offer reduced rates for those clients.
I have studied mindfulness, meditation and relaxation techniques which have proven successful when dealing with terminal and critical illness. These techniques also help with anxiety and depression.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I am available on an appointment basis evenings 5pm-9pm and flexible appointments at weekends between the hours of 10am - 9pm. Daytime appointments available Thursday and Friday.
Types of client