Nancy Edmanson, MBACP
As a counsellor I work primarily using a humanistic approach, supporting and encouraging people to explore their thoughts and emotions, helping them to gain a better understanding of themselves, and a fresh perspective on problems that may have bothered them for some time. My training as an integrative counsellor enables me to draw as well from a range of therapeutic models, and work in a way that is of the most benefit to each client individually.
I recognise that at times it can be hard to work through personal concerns within our own lives. It may be that we are unable to talk openly with those close to us, or feel we have no one to turn to. We may not really know what the problem is, but just feel something is wrong. This can leave us struggling with anxiety, low mood, addiction, stress or relationship problems, or in the aftermath of bereavement, abuse or trauma.
I provide a safe, confidential place where clients are respected and accepted, and can express their own thoughts and feelings without being judged. In this way people can gradually gain insights into their lives that may have been previously elusive, and find a way to move forward.
I work from therapy rooms at 3 locations; in Wakefield and Leeds city centres close to the railway stations, and at Birstall WF17 9JY. I offer long or short term counselling according to individual need. Sessions are normally held weekly or fortnightly
Training, qualifications & experience
Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2016
Postgraduate Certificate in Interpersonal and Counselling Skills, 2014
I have experience gained in the voluntary sector, of counselling clients with complex issues, including survivors of childhood sexual abuse and their families, bereavement, loss, eating problems, anxiety and depression.
Before training to be a counsellor I worked for a number of years in the NHS, providing information and support to patients to meet their physical and mental health needs.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Carer support
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
£15 for the initial assessment session of up to 55 minutes.
£35 for each subsequent 55 minute session.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Daytime, evening and weekend appointments.