Karen Adnams MBACP (Accred).

Karen Adnams MBACP (Accred).


07854 421439

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07854 421439

About me

"Do I really need help? Is it as bad as I feel ? Am I just going crazy? Is it me?

Shall I just call and see what they say? Who is the best one to ring? What if someone finds out? Decisions, decisions!"

I’ve been where you are now, accessing counselling whether it’s your first time or not is a difficult step to make for some people....

I understand that, and consider this when someone contacts me. Please feel free to ask... I offer a free 30 minute consultation over the phone or face to face.

If you find the courage, I hope you find the right person to help you, good luck on your journey.

I offer a professional and confidential service to clients throughout Staffordshire, Cheshire and Shropshire. My work over 12 years has been within charitable, public and private sectors.

I am available by appointment. I have 12 years of experience producing effective results with clients within the following areas of therapy: Anxiety, Depression, Phobia's, Low Self-Confidence/Esteem, Relationships, Bereavement, Physical/Sexual Abuse, Trauma, OCD, Domestic Violence, Addiction, Nutritional Advice, Supervision and Work-related Issues.

I aim to help clients to live a happier and healthier life, so that they can achieve their goals. I am fully qualified and insured, and work within the framework of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy as an accredited Counsellor.

I have continued my professional development throughout my career and attend regular supervision in line with the BACP guidelines.
Please note:
Its quite normal to feel unfamiliar with abbreviations and letters sometimes used when seeking a Counsellor. In case you feel unfamiliar with the letters and abbreviations which are on my profile, BACP means British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy: A governing body which provides counsellor's with a Framework to work within the guidelines of. ''Accred means that a counsellor has achieved accreditation with the governing body and has been deemed to meet higher standards as a competent, ethical and independent practitioner.

Training, qualifications & experience

Cert, Dips Counselling.
Counselling Supervision.
Neuro-Linguistic Programming, ( NLP ) Practitioner.
Diploma in Nutritional Advice.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

My work experience also includes specifically transgender and LGB issues.


£35/£50 Counselling/Therapy dependent on the clients choice of therapeutic intervention.
£45 per hour and a half session for supervision.

Further information

First initial consultation up to 30 minutes free. ( This can be either telephone, face to face)

Maps & Directions

Stoke-on-Trent, ST4

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


8 til 8 Mon/Fri. Please leave a message with your name and number if I am unable to answer. I will call you back as soon as I am able to.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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