Joanne Anderson MBACP, Dip Coun, Cert CBT (Accred)

Joanne Anderson  MBACP, Dip Coun, Cert CBT (Accred)

Oversley Lodge Farm
Altrincham Road

Manchester Road

07598 722701

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Oversley Lodge Farm
Altrincham Road

Manchester Road

07598 722701

About me

I am a fully qualified and accredited counsellor.  I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

I practice in the Styal and Wilmslow area of Cheshire which is easily accessible from Altrincham, Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Hale, the M56 and South Manchester.  Free parking is available at both sites.


In the counselling room I work with couples, individuals and young people in an integrative way which simply means that I am able to use various styles of counselling. This will help to provide the best type of counselling that suits you and your individual requirement and needs.  I offer both short and long term counselling.

I offer a caring, safe and non judgemental environment to dicuss any issues where you are listened to.

I will work with you to help you to explore and challenge your problems and then assist you to look for solutions to bring about the positive changes and wellbeing that you are looking for in your life.

I understand it can be difficult to make
initial contact. I assure you that I will try to make this as easy as possible. Therefore, I am happy to talk to you via email or telephone about any concerns regarding counselling prior to booking an appointment.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am able to work with couples, individuals and children.

As well as working in private practice, I worked within the NHS at South Manchester University Hospital (Wythenshawe) based in the Occupational Health Department, offering counselling to members of the hospital staff.

I am also experienced in counselling and play therapy with children and young people, through my work as a primary school counsellor

I also worked for two years at Childline offering telephone counselling to children and young people.

I currently work at St Anns Hospice, supporting individuals and their families/carers who have or are coping with cancer and life limiting illness.

I am a Couples and Relationship counsellor at Marriage Care, working with couples experiencing relationship issues.

I have experience of working with both men and women from a variety of backgrounds and cultures with a wide range of issues, especially depression but also 

anxiety, stress, depression
couples counselling
bereavement and loss,
low self esteem,
relationship issues, affairs
panic disorder
low coping skills,
sleep problems,
anger management,
work and career related issues and many more.

My qualifications and further training skills are

  • Certificate in Counselling Concepts
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Diploma In Theory and Counselling Practice
  • Certificate in Bereavement and Loss
  • Childline Training
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Certificate in Couples and Relationship Counselling
  • Helping young people tell their story
  • Working with discrimination and diversity
  • Childrens Emotional Wellbeing
  • On going training in Emotional Focussed Therapy (EFT) with Marriage Care

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Bereavement and Loss
Couples Counselling
Relationship issues


£30 per 50 minute session

£45 per 50 minute session for couples counselling

My aim to to be able to offer counselling at affordable rates, therefore, various concessions are available. 

Please do not hesitate to ask about reduced fees.

Further information

I am fully insured.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)

I am accredited

I undertake monthly supervision, regular personal training and ongoing further development.

Please visit my website for further information and please feel free to call or email me to discuss any questions you may have, which may help you to decide if counselling is for you.

Maps & Directions

Styal, SK9 4LJ
Wilmslow, SK9 2JH

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Day and evening appointments available

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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