Tom Elliott MBACP
16 Chapel St
I am a qualified Counsellor and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I work to The BACP standards and code of ethics.
I am experienced in dealing with all the events that life throws at us.
- bereavement and loss
- relationship breakdown
- Drug and alcohol addiction
- and abuse.
As well as private practice, I currently work part time as a Counsellor with children excluded from mainstream education. I also work as a Volunteer Counsellor one afternoon a week for Treetops Hospice Care in Risley, Derby.
I have worked in a primary school as a resident counsellor counselling children. I have also counselled for several years for a large counselling charity in South Manchester.
I have also worked as a drug and alcohol counsellor doing individual and group therapy.
I am experienced in dealing with work related issues, bullying at work, dealing with difficult people, dealing with change, career progression and personal development.
Also, experienced in working with individuals who are struggling to come to terms with the loss of a loved one.
I have worked with survivors of Sexual Abuse, and Domestic Abuse. I offer a safe place where people can disclose their experiences be heard and supported with out fear of being judged.
I use my varied life experience as well as my skills as a counsellor to offer a supportive therapeutic relationship enabling my clients to move forward in their life, in a different and beneficial way.
I offer a warm, caring, open and non-judgemental space to listen and help you address what has brought you to counselling.
You may wish to contact me to discuss how I may help you.
I am available for an initial session in which you can further discuss what you would like from counselling.
I recognise that some clients have difficulty leaving their homes and I am also available to counsel in individual client's homes.
Training, qualifications & experience
Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Level 3 Certificate In Counselling Skills
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts
Level 2 Certificate in Drugs Awareness
Further Short Courses and training
Working with children.
Working with couples and families
Various child protection courses
I also am a trainer in stress management for a registered charity.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Issues relating to mid life crises ,relationship breakdown and divorce, retirement and getting older. Problems with family members over care issues.
Stresses in dealing with the criminal justice system both as victim , witness or as a person charged with an offence.
Trauma associated by being involved in an accident or traumatic event.
Post trauma management.
£50 per therapeutic hour
I am always available to discuss by telephone, how I may help you deal with your issues.
Feedback From Clients
" What can I say but thank you so very much for all your help and support. I knew I couldn't of changed without you. Thank you for my self belief."
All comments are published with the client's permission.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
both daytime and evening appointments can be made. I am also available at weekends by agreement.
Types of client