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Carol Watkins MSc, BA, Dip SPTI UKCP accredited Gestalt Psychotherapist

Wilmslow SK9 & Stockport SK4
01625 528047 01625 528047 Registered / Accredited
Wilmslow SK9 & Stockport SK4

About me

Carol Watkins MSc, BA, Dip SPTI
Gestalt Psychotherapist
(UKCP registered)

I have practised as a therapist for more than fifteen years. I have been involved in the work of four local counselling services as well as being in private practice.

I work short-term with both individuals and couples who have a particular concern in their life. I also work longer term with those who wish to explore patterns and relationships in more depth.
I work from Heaton Moor in Stockport, Cheadle Hulme and Wilmslow.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc Gestalt Psychotherapy
Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy
BA (Hons) Humanities
Training in Couples Counselling
My work is Mindfulness informed

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Issues arising from step families
Spiritual issues

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies


£40 Some concessions for trainees/students/low waged

29a Water Lane

South Manchester Centre For Psychotherapy
Heaton Moor

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


Works evenings and all day on Thursday

Carol Watkins MSc, BA, Dip SPTI UKCP accredited Gestalt Psychotherapist

Carol Watkins MSc, BA, Dip SPTI UKCP accredited Gestalt Psychotherapist