Sandra Williams: Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy,Reg: MBACP

Sandra Williams: Diploma in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy,Reg: MBACP

The Banyan Wellness Centre
81 Manchester Road
BB11 1JY

07928299517 / 07928299517

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The Banyan Wellness Centre
81 Manchester Road
BB11 1JY

07928299517 / 07928299517

About me

Hello and welcome

My Background of life experience, living within different communities around the world, learning and understanding another's journey as well as my own has led to becoming a T.A Psychotherapist.
During the journey of being a student ,learning more about different personalities,active listening,and what makes us all different, i find we all view life differently, each and every one of us has our own way of seeing and experiencing the world, Psychotherapy teaches how to be comfortable in that.

The journey of therapy can be short or long term  6-10 sessions can be enough to begin in finding solutions to problems that where otherwise unmanageable
For others a longer term solution works better and gives more time to the therapeutic process.

For many people being able to talk to someone who is not involved in their everyday life helps with finding different ways to cope, and quite often just having an impartial person to listen makes all the difference.

However you choose to proceed With your therapeutic journey that will be in a confidential private environment with compassion and empathy.

I am registered with the BACP and UKATA and follow their ethical standards

My work is with adults 18+
I am clinical competent since 2011
I am advanced clinical qualified since may 2013

I offer long term/ short term therapy or whatever suits you
concessions are available
sessions are weekly

Having a private space to talk in confidence is often enough

As part of the therapeutic journey
For those who wish to explore further, I encourage creativity in the therapeutic process, drawing, coloring the use of miniatures, for many adults the simple act of coloring quite often eases anxiety and is widely recognized.
This is usually discussed and agreed before introducing creativity into the therapy room this then allows for spontaneous use of creativity.

The first meeting
A first meeting helps to go through how therapy would work for you, this is a lower cost to the ongoing therapy, and helps to discuss the issues you wish to work on, cost, time scales, before beginning therapy.

Here are areas i am experienced in working
Childhood Issues
Relationship issues
Separation / Divorce
Work issues , Support returning to work
Bereavement/ Loss
Motivation issues
Low self esteem
Post traumatic stress

If you have been struggling with a problem however small or large, or any mental health issue for some time, you no longer need to do this alone.
It is possible to find a way through the hardest of times with the right support.

Cost of first meeting

£20 for individuals 18+ 30 minutes
£30 for couples.18+ 30 minutes

Future appointments are

£42 for 50 minutes for individuals
£52 for couples for 60 minutes

concessions are available please request at the initial first meeting if this is needed


Membership Details

B.A.C.P. (British Association of Transactional Analysts)


U.K.A.T.A. ( United Kingdom for Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy) guidelines

My vision/Aim
Encouraging the empowerment of others, By raising awareness within the therapeutic process,enabling clients to gain an understanding of their world and clarity within that, knowing a part of their identity can be joy and harmony.
Contact Sandra Williams 07928299517

Training, qualifications & experience


Advanced Clinical Diploma In Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy
Experienced in, Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of mental health issues.

Mindfulness : Viewing the moment as it is, and in that way begin creating better grounding skills and a greater awareness of the here and now.
This form of thinking is particularly helpful with anxiety related symptoms and depression.

Psychotherapy and Mindfulness is a great way to become more aware of who you are ,your surroundings,and how you fit into the world, how the way you perceive the world is important to your well being.

C.B.T. Cognitive behavioral therapy, is quite useful in helping to sort through the thoughts that have created the reality. By using simple techniques, CBT can help clients to recognise negative thinking traits and also triggers to anxiety and spiral thinking in depression.
psychotherapy works in a cognitive way looking at how you interact with yourself and others

Youth and community work
working with young people ages 11-25 in community centers and as an outreach worker, working alongside other agencies allowing all young people to reach their potential, and be seen as positive members of society.

N.h.s. experience, The care of the physical well being of a person.
supporting nurses in the care of patients and families through difficult times regarding, diagnosis, treatment of head and neck injuries minor operations and treatments and palliative care. in a team of health care workers,providing emotional support, empathy and a willingness to understand another's pain.

Reiki Therapist / Teacher
Advanced trained in the healing art of Reiki ,This form of healing has complimentary issues with regards to teaching meditation and recognising how the body holds itself and stores pain

Continued professional development
I continue in my development as a professional here are some of the workshops i have attended

Childhood in the digital age
How children and young people alike learn from on line sources, and how this can be important to many who are not able to attend school yet are able to continue learning ,how the support, connections and friendships made online are just as important as non virtual relationships.

Drugs and alcohol
An awareness of drugs and the impact on individuals, families and society

Using mindfulness approach to deal with stress and gain better focused learning.

Safeguarding training
completed February 15th 2016)

Addictions Symposium 2016 (Bacp) looking st how addictions are treated and cared for around the world.
Looking at the different ways mental health is approached around the world,
conventional and unconventional approaches, the effects of legal and how illegal drugs under observation have brought new light to the world of addictions

Caring for people with psychosis and personality disorders (future learn, July 2016) looking at how different ways of communicating effects those with specific mental health issues, how more effective communication with carers and family members is important to the client, for coping better in the world.

Family Coaching
When the family has focused energy and time into helping a member to detox from an addiction ,what then for the rest of the family , with the person now on the road to recovery and maintaining that
Family coaching one to one helps the other members of the family to discover their goals and worth and maintain wellness.


contact: Sandra Williams 07928299517

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Integrative this way of psychotherapy uses all aspects of the therapeutic relationship

Inter-generational this way looks at how the influence of the significant past generations have influenced the adult

Photos & videos

  • kindness
  • No one walks in your shoes


Individuals 50 minutes = £42
couples are 60 minutes for £52
low cost therapy available please ask at the initial first meeting

contact Sandra 07928299517

Further information

Short term and long term therapy
Employer Assisted Programme
concessions available

Maps & Directions

Burnley, BB11 1JY

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Appointments available

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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