Keith Swindell - CBT Therapist

Keith Swindell - CBT Therapist

Lytham St Annes


0758 1172375

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Lytham St Annes


0758 1172375

About me

*****I offer a free initial telephone consultation: Available 9am to 9pm Mon-Sat******
*****New Clinic now running in Manchester City Centre******

Hello, I'm Keith, an Anxiety UK approved cognitive behavioural therapist and counsellor. I work on the Fylde coast near Blackpool and in Manchester City Centre where my clinic is just off Deansgate. I have significant experience working in NHS mental health and specialist service teams and also run clinics for private patients.

I tailor my approach to each client and primarily use cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) over 6-10 sessions, to help with issues such as panic attacks, anxiety and depression.  I actively work with clients to help them identify their issues and their goals for therapy and work at your pace to achieve them. My approach tends to be a little more challenging than some of my colleagues and I find that this works well for clients who are 'stuck' or who have been living with conditions for many years.

I have a background in the uniformed services and have first hand experience of trauma and traumatic events, which enables me to fully understand issues of post traumatic stress (PTSD) and work effectively with them.  I particularly like to work with anxiety disorders, such as Panic Disorder and Social Anxiety, and specialise in working with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). I have a good record of success in tackling what can be very challenging and life limiting conditions for clients.

I appreciate that most of us work during the day and lead busy lives.  I am happy to offer evening and weekend appointments or therapy by video conferencing (Facetime or Skype etc) if this is your preference.

I have a therapy room local to me but am happy to travel and cover the following postcode areas: FY1-8.

I hold a clinic in Manchester City Centre on 1 day per week between 8.30am and 6pm.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling for Depression

Certificate in Clinical Supervision

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Photos & videos

  • Achieving a life balance
  • Stepping Stones
  • A New View


£40 - £50 per hour for individual face to face therapy.

£30 per hour for online/telephone therapy

Further information

I now offer supervision for therapists following training in clinical supervision. I have a small number of supervisees from a number of different therapeutic disciplines with whom I work on an integrated basis.

My training was initially in person centred counselling, however my practice is based on an integrative approach and I also offer cognitive behavioural therapy.

Fees for supervision are £40 for 1.5 hours

I offer a discounted rate to therapists in training of £30 for 1.5 hours

Maps & Directions

Lytham St Annes, FY8
Thornton-Cleveleys, FY5

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Evenings and Weekend appointments available.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Having amassed a large number of hours in clinical practice and having supervised a number of clinical staff in my NHS role, I felt some formal training was in order to help develop my practice and I now hold a Certificate in Clinical Supervision.

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