John Leyland BACP Registered Counsellor & Qualifed Supervisor
1-3 Library Street
1 Square Lane
01704 895903 / 07534401892
You may be experiencing anxiety and/or depression, relationship issues, having difficult and confusing feelings following a bereavement, family upset, stress, work or health related issues, life transitions or any other challenging life experience.
Do you feel:
distressed, unhappy, angry, or confused?
feel you have lost the meaning in life?
that you are struggling with emotional issues?
stuck and frustrated or scared and apprehensive.?
* you may be encountering feelings of loneliness, fearfulness, embarrassment, hopelessness, or worry
* you might feel like you are being blamed for something
* pressurised into doing something you don't want to do.
Perhaps you don't know exactly what is wrong.
You simply have a sense that something isn't quite right.
I am a Person-Centred counsellor and a Registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), with over sixteen years experience of counselling clients within:
*a well established private practice
All of which have provided me with a wealth of understanding of life's difficulties experienced by people.
I offer a Warm, Personal, Confidential and Professional service, providing counselling to individuals and couples aged 18+ in West Lancashire, & Wigan (town centre office) and surrounding area's
Together, in a calm and non-judgemental way we will explore issues that are causing you emotional distress, helping you to gain a greater self-understanding, increased self-awareness and work through past and present life experiences that are causing you difficulty. I can help you realize your abilities, make decisions, have more fulfilling relationships and determine your own way forward.
Lasting and meaningful change can come about through this counselling process, leading to you living a more creative and fulfilling life.
For any further information or to arrange an initial appointment please telephone/txt me on 07534401892 or telephone a number from above. Alternatively email me on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other male and female Person-Centred Counsellors work alongside me at BCS
BCS are Training providers of workshops, on Anger Management, Stress Management and short courses including both Introduction to Counselling and Grief & Loss.
Training, qualifications & experience
My Training & Qualifications include:
BACP Accredited Advanced Diploma in Counselling
- University Certificate in CBT interventions
- Certificate in Solution Focused interventions from UCLAN
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy training from Manchester University
- Bereavement training from CSCT
- Diploma in Supervision fom ABC
- City & Guilds Teacing Qualification
Couples counselling training
My membership of Professional Organisations include:
* British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Registered (BACP)
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Pregnancy and birth
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have extensive experience in counselling older people and those caring for loved ones.
Caring can be extremely challenging and, I feel keenly that all carers should have access to a range of services, including counselling.
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Initial 1 hour meeting £15
Subsequent 1 Hour sessions £30 each**
** Payment for each session is payable at the booking of the session**.
I offer concessions for weekday appointments, please ask!
Initial 1 hour meeting/session £25
Subsequent 1 hour sessions £40 each**
**Payment for each session is payable at the booking of the session**
Female counsellor available if preferred.
Individual Supervision for qualified counsellors £45 - £60 per 1.5 hour session.
Concessions available for trainee and voluntary counsellors.
Group Supervision price on request.
Appointments are available on a weekday/evening/Saturday morning.
BCS provide a programme of ongoing courses & workshops which include:
* Anger Management
* Stress Management
* Grief & Loss
* Introduction to Counselling Skills
Please contact for details of dates/times/fees
If for some reason I am unable to to answer your telephone call please leave your contact details and I will call you back as soon as I am able.
I am based in Burscough, Nr Ormskirk, and town centre Wigan
15 min walk from Burscough Bridge railway station - Manchester to Southport line.
5 min walk from Burscough Junction railway station - Liverpool to Preston line.
Easy access by local bus route.
Car parking available.
I hold Professional Indemnity Insurance.
I provide Supervision to Qualified Counsellors, Student Counsellors and Health Professionals.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Appointments are available on a weekday/evening/Saturday morning. Please ring or text 07534401892.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I work in Burscough and Wigan where I provide Person Centred Supervision in a relaxed, supportive and confidential setting.View supervision profile