Sarah Fairweather Bsc Hons. HEdip MHN

Sarah Fairweather  Bsc Hons. HEdip MHN


07792 843807 / 07792843807

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07792 843807 / 07792843807

About me

I am a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with over 20 years experience of working with Mental Health. I am very passionate about CBT and the changes it can make to peoples lives. Age is not a barrier as I work with 6 to 100 year olds!

Initially I trained as a Mental Health Nurse and after a number of years working in the acute setting starting in a therapeutic day unit delivering group and individual CBT based therapy. I then worked for 10 years with Cumbia Police providing therapy within the Occupational Health Department. It was there I trained as a CBT therapist. I have since worked at a Further Education College as a Mental Health Facilitator and went on to train in CBT for Children and Young People. I also work for the charity Anxiety UK. I thoroughly love working with people and feel honoured to be working alongside some very brave and trusting individuals.

I will work with any of the following:
Anxiety, depression, post natal depression, self esteem, addictions, phobias, eating disorders, bereavement, relationships, occupational/work related issues, stress, trauma, chronic pain, sleep problems and any other difficulty that is stopping you from enjoying life.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma Higher Ed in Mental Health Nursing
  • BSc(hons) First Class in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • CBT in complex and Comorbid cases
  • Narrative Exposure
  • Masters stand alone Module CBT with children and Young People

I have 10 years experience as a mental health nurse working in the NHS working with severe and enduring mental health problems like depression, bipolar, personality disorder and schizophrenia. 10 years experience in Occupational health in the Police Force mainly dealing with trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, stress management and family/couples therapy. I have experience of working with adolescents, including issues like school refusal, phobias, depression, anxiety, bullying, drugs, alcohol, eating disorders, self harm and suicide.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Emotional resillience in young people
Minfulness for children
Parenting programmes for parenting the anxious child.
Occupational Health support and advice


£70 a session -Adult
£50 a session -Child
Couples or Family £100 per session

Some fees are negotiable so please contact first.

Further information

Flexible working hours including saturday mornings and evening's.
Phone therapy available.
Will see clients in own home if unable to travel.
Cover the whole of Cumbria.

Maps & Directions

Grange-Over-Sands, LA11

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Flexible availability, including evenings and Saturdays

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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