MIA LAKE (Dip Coun)...LS1 & LS17

MIA LAKE (Dip Coun)...LS1 & LS17

West Yorkshire

32 Sovereign Street
West Yorkshire

07479 071079

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West Yorkshire

32 Sovereign Street
West Yorkshire

07479 071079

About me

Life can be hard when you are experiencing difficulties or when you are trying to make sense of things.

You may want to explore some of your feelings and by looking at this website, you are taking your first step to being honest with yourself.

You may have suffered a loss of some description, you may be experiencing a sense of loneliness, feeling anxious, have low self-esteem or you may have symptoms of depression. There may be other reasons for wanting to talk...


You may have things going on in your life that make it difficult to speak with family, friends or others you would normally trust.

Life can be confusing at times, whether you are a woman, man or young person and dealing with a crisis can sometimes leave you feeling helpless and alone.

The counselling service at MindMove is completely confidential and offers YOU the time each week to look at the things in your life that are causing discomfort.

Having a dedicated space, away from everything or everyone you know, can allow you time to think and see things clearer.

Providing you with an environment that is comfortable, and safe where you are free to explore how you are feeling, can be so helpful in moving your mind forward, from that ‘stuck’ place you may find yourself in.

I am a Person Centred Counsellor, experienced in working with many different types of people and issues.

How do I know if I will get along with my counsellor?

I fully appreciate that speaking to a counsellor for the first time, can feel like a huge step. This is why I suggest we speak first on the telephone first. This way, we can be sure we feel comfortable to begin. Having this telephone conversation will allow me the opportunity to introduce myself and to give you an idea of how I can help. For you, it allows you the chance to briefly explain some of the things you are struggling with.

Our first session

In our first session, we will sign a counselling contract stating the time and day of the week we will meet. This doesn't mean you can't change the time or day, with notice.

When you are comfortable we can begin the session and you can choose what you want to discuss first. You can take your time, going at your own pace.

While you take your time to 'unravel' some of the things you are struggling to make sense of, I will be alongside you. I can help you explore some of your emotions and feelings.

Training, qualifications & experience

​I have experience working for a Leeds based charity, seeing adult clients (age 18 plus) with many different issues, such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, issues with sleep, work problems, personality disorder, Bipolar, relationship issues, eating issues and weight anxiety to name some.

I currently work with young people in a High School setting as well as seeing my own private clients of all ages.

Please see below to give you an idea of my my training, qualifications and experience:


Diploma in the Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Counselling.
Counselling Level 1
Counselling Level 2


Suicide Bereavement
Eating Disorders
Social Isolation
Male Sexual Exploitation
Child Sexual Exploitation


Resilience Training - Young Minds

I continue my personal development through working with clients, through clinical supervision and ongoing training.

Member organisations


Other areas of counselling I deal with

Depression, Bipolar, Anxiety, Personality Disorder, PTSD, Self Image, Low self-esteem & worth, Chronic illness. Relationship issues, Mid-life crisis, Bereavement, Self-harm.


My fees are £40.00 per session.

Discounts for those on lower incomes and those in financially difficulty.

Further information

I follow the guidelines of the BACP (British Ass of Counselling & Psychotherapy) and by doing so I offer a confidential and professional service to my clients.

I can see clients in Leeds City Centre as well as Alwoodley.

There are parking bays surrounding my therapy room in Leeds Centre and public transport links by bus or rail.

There is free parking at the therapy room at Alwoodley, along with a regular bus service from the City Centre and other areas.

I also offer counselling via Face-time (via iPhone technology).

Maps & Directions

Leeds, LS15
Leeds, LS1

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Mon-Sat 9-7pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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