Stuart Cale - ADHP(NC), FNSHPM, UKCP (Accred), PG Cert.

Stuart Cale  - ADHP(NC), FNSHPM, UKCP (Accred), PG Cert.

Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester

01204 432004

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Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester

01204 432004

About me

Hello, I'm Stuart, and I am a full clinical member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy  (UKCP), a BACP individual member and a BUPA, Aviva Health, WPA and VitalityHealth recognised provider as well as a clinical supervisor and educator. I see clients who refer themselves, are referred by GPs, Occupational Health and Wellness Services and medico-legal providers privately both at my consulting rooms in Manchester and Bolton, and at their homes by appointment. Appointment times include evenings and weekends, contact me by email or telephone now to schedule your consultation.

I specialise particularly in working with self-esteem, anxiety (including generalised anxiety disorder), depression, panic disorder, addictions, habits and phobias, but I have the necessary qualifications and experience to deal with a wide range of emotional, psychological and behavioural issues using integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling. If you wish to see more, and for details of my hypnotherapy practice then please click here

My work is forward thinking, integrative, person-centered and solution-focussed, and I help clients to make quick and lasting change. My aim is to help you reach the place you want to be, and achieve your goals as easily as possible. I am both UKCP and CNHC accredited, a BACP individual member, an Anxiety UK approved therapist, a BUPA recognised therapist, and I adhere to the UKCP code of ethical conduct.

It is important to check the level of qualification and accreditation of any potential therapist, and below you can see my details, accreditation, affiliations and awards listed in full. I believe that accreditation with the UK Council for Psychotherapy is the pinnacle for therapists. The training that is necessary for admission as a full clinical member is a minimum of 4 years at Master's Degree Level.

By choosing me, you have access to the fruits of over eight years of intensive academic training in  integrative psychotherapy and psychology to ensure that you are in safe hands. For many clients, psychotherapy allows a greater understanding of emotional and behavioural patterns and this in turn helps to create a healthier, more balanced perspective and effect positive change.

Training, qualifications & experience

UKCP accredited, CNHC accredited and BACP individual member (888651)
Anxiety UK approved therapist
BUPA recognised (provider number 30044775)
Aviva Health recognised (provider number 600098771)
WPA recognised (provider number 920700218)
VitalityHealth recognised provider
Post Graduate Certificate in Applied Mental Health Psychology (University of Liverpool)
DHP(NC) with distinction
CHP(NC) with distinction
Peter Blythe Founder's Award winner (2011)
J.P. Noble Award winner (2012)
Healthy Weight Coach.
Fellow and Committee member of the National Society of Hypnosis, Psychotherapy and Mindfulness.
NSHP National Research Director and Curator of the National Research Catalogue.
NSHP&M Faculty Member, trainer and assessor.
Enhanced DBS Certificate
Clinical Supervisor

In addition, I have presented at national conferences, been published and serialised in peer journals, and volunteer with local charities.

I am also an Anxiety UK Approved Therapist providing therapeutic support to the charity’s members and partner beneficiaries. I am subject to Anxiety UK’s regular monitoring of my professional qualifications, supervision, continual professional development, insurance and professional body membership in addition to complying with the ethical framework and professional standards set down by my registered governing body.
Full details of the Anxiety UK Approved Therapist scheme can be found here - Details about becoming a member of Anxiety UK to be able to access therapy via the charity can be found here .

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Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Mindfulness
  • Excessive worrying
  • Difficulties with self-acceptance
  • Social or personal inhibition and shyness
  • social phobia
  • Problems relating to guilt or shame
  • Unsatisfactory patterns in relationships arising out of issues such as jealousy and trust
  • Obsessive thinking or rumination, intrusive recurring ideas, thoughts or impulses
  • Compulsive urges, behaviours or rituals used to dispel the anxiety of obsessive thinking
  • Anxious or negative self-talk
  • Perfectionism
  • Withheld feelings
  • Mistaken beliefs
  • Lack of meaning or self-purpose.
  • Problems with expressing feelings
  • Problem memories
  • Shocks
  • Habit Disorders such as nail biting, hair pulling or snacking.
  • Digestion, indigestion and bloating.
  • Tinnitus
  • Skin disorders including psoriasis
  • Migraines
  • Headaches
  • Personal Development, goal achievement and performance enhancement, whether in sport or personal exercise, improving focus in work, hobbies or study.
  • Relaxation and Self-Hypnosis
  • Whilst the above is not an exhaustive list, it does indicate some of those issues more commonly presented. There are many other areas where difficulties can be alleviated by Psychotherapy and these can be discussed on an individual basis. As ever, please feel free to telephone to do so


Appointment times are flexible and available in the evenings and at weekends.

Every session is different and addresses the needs of each individual, however most sessions last one hour and are charged at £70 per hour when taking place at the consulting rooms.

The consulting rooms are located in Heaton, close to Bolton centre, in a quiet residential area with off-street parking available.

Appointment visits out of the consulting rooms can be arranged. Should you wish to arrange a home visit, please telephone to discuss.

The fee is payable at the end of each session, and can be paid by debit or credit card, PayPal, cheque or cash.

Should you wish to make an appointment, or ask any questions, then please do not hesitate to telephone or email.

Further information

Choosing a therapist is a very important and personal decision, call me for an opportunity to get as much information as you require, and to ask as many questions as you want to.

I firmly believe that successful outcomes start with clear and open communication, and are reached with expertise and good service. Most questions are answered on my website here or alternatively please ring me, text or email.

Kind Regards


Maps & Directions

Manchester, M1
Bolton, BL1

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Appointment times are very flexible and are available in the evenings and at weekends.To book an appointment please contact me as soon as possible.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme