Tom Bailey (MA; Dip CP; Dip Hyp CS)
Beech Nook Therapy
115 Beech Road
5/7 Edge Lane
I am an experienced and innovative counsellor. I always offer a free initial consultation. At the end of this session, both myself and the client will have a good idea as to whether we might develop a strong, therapeutic relationship. This relationship is at the heart of all successful counselling. Specialisms include anxiety, depression and unresolved childhood issues.
I am a fully-qualified hypnotherapist. Hypnotherapy can be effective in helping with weight loss, stopping smoking, panic disorder and phobias. Some issues can be resolved relatively quickly using hypnotherapy. A successful treatment package is very rewarding, both for client and therapist.
See my website for full details.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am an integrative counsellor, using the approach I feel will best suit the individual: Person-centred counselling, psychodynamic therapy or hypnotherapy. I am a member of the National Counselling Society - please see their website for accreditation details.
I hold diplomas in both counselling and hypnotherapy. I have a BA in Philosophy, from the University of Essex and MA in English Literature, from the University of Manchester.
I have worked with clients suffering with unresolved family issues, depression and anxiety for some years. I have also worked in both a detox centre and rehab, and have much experience in helping clients overcome addictions. These have included addiction to pornography and technology, as well as alcohol and other drugs.
I am committed to providing some counselling sessions at concessionary rates. I work from The CIC Counselling Rooms, and Beech Nook Therapy Room, both in Chorlton.
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Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Asperger's syndrome
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship issues
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I am a fully qualified hypnotherapist. Successful treatments include: stopping smoking, weight loss, performance anxiety and phobias. Hypnotherapy is particularly effective in alleviating behavioural problems.
Hypnotherapy can be used successfully over a short period - typically between two and six sessions. It can also be used, in conjunction with counselling, over longer periods, in treating more complex issues.
Mindfulness is also a part of my practice. Mindfulness can help clients to feel more present in their own bodies - and more in touch with their emotions.
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50 minute initial consultation @ free of charge.
1 hour session @ £40
1 hour concession @ £25
I have seen an increase in clients presenting with problems associated with addiction to Smartphones and the internet. I am committed to developing a greater understanding of this issue - and making its treatment a specialism in my own practice. This is integral to my CPD.
Choosing to begin counselling or hypnotherapy can appear a daunting first step. However, the reward for a successful course of therapy is a more fulfilling life.
- Also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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I have weekday and evening availability. There is some weekend availability for established clients.
Types of client