Claire Beattie (Dip Couns) (MBACP) BACP Registered

Claire Beattie  (Dip Couns) (MBACP) BACP Registered

West Yorkshire


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West Yorkshire


About me

Hello, my name is Claire.  I am a qualified therapeutic counsellor, offering Person Centred therapy. I am in the BD19 area which is easily accessible from Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield and Batley, via the M62, M621, junctions26/27 and the A58.

I aim to offer clients, a safe, empathic, confidential and non-judgemental environment, where I can help you to explore your issues and support you through any difficulties and challenges you may be experiencing.  This space will give you the time to be yourself, I will not advise you, this is a non-directive therapy.  You are unique and it is or us, together, to build a therapeutic relationship of trust and mutual respect, which will enable you to reach your goals and take control of your life.

I am a Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), this means I work within their guidelines and ethical framework for best practice in counselling.  I also receive regular supervision, to ensure I am working in the best interests of each client.

Training, qualifications & experience

My counselling qualifications are as follows:

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts
Transactional Analysis 101
Diploma in Grief and Bereavement Counselling (Distinction)
Diploma in Mindfulness (Distinction)
Peer Support Facilitation Training
Certificate in Delivering Learning
HNC Business and Finance

The training I have undertaken is as follows:

Cruse Bereavement Care
Trauma, Dissociation and Recovery
Trauma & The Body- Somatisation & Dissociation
Sexual Abuse
Child Abuse and Neglect
Rape Awareness
Understanding Alcohol
Cyber Trauma
Disordered Eating
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
Certificate of Achievement - Epilepsy Society
Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect Young People V3
Awareness of Domestic Violence, Including the Impact on Children and Young People
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Risk & Resiliance
An Introduction of Child & Adolescent Anxiety
Relational trauma and disassociate identity disorder
Preventing FGM Recognising & Preventing
Equality & Diversity in Bradford
The Blast Project - Not Just Our Daughter, sexual exploitation of boys and young men
Level 3 Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
Communication in Sexual Violence, Mental Health Toolkit & Learning Disabilities

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in the area of grief, bereavement and loss.  This is not always the loss of a loved one, but can also include the loss of a job, relationship or re-location. 

I also work with cancer patients, who are sometimes terminally ill, those who care for family members or friends with disabilities or have long term medical conditions.

I have experience in helping those who are/have suffered from epileptic seizures, which can be a life changing condition.

I have extensive experience working in a women only environment.  I worked closely with clients with many different issues, including miscarriage, domestic violence, addictions, sexual assault and rape. 

I also have extensive experience working with teenagers and young adults in a voluntary counselling capacity.

I have recently undertaken training with The Blast Project, a project which tackles sexual exploitation and grooming of boys and young men.


I believe the relationship between ourselves, is extremely important. If counselling is to be effective, you need to feel comfortable with me, therefore I offer an introductory session of £10, where we can meet to see if counselling is something you feel ready to begin.  If you feel you would like to arrange a further appointment, then we can do so, but there is no obligation.  You can always get in touch in the future.

I also offer a pre-arranged telephone and on-line counselling service.

The fees are £30 for a 50 minute appointment.  I also offer discount for blocked bookings.

Reduced rate of £25 for students.

Further information

I offer flexible appointment hours, daytime and evenings and free parking is available.

If you feel counselling could help you, please call me on 07709563225 or email me,

Maps & Directions

Cleckheaton, BD19

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


I offer daytime and evening appointments. Evening appointments are at no extra charge. Please feel free to ask so we can find a suitable time to meet.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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