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UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and Supervisor

About me

I am working online or by phone only until further notice.

I am a qualified counsellor/psychotherapist and for the past 20 years I've worked with men and women who choose counselling to address a wide range of life and relationship issues.

As a counsellor I support people as they explore and come to understand the experiences which have shaped their lives. They may identify underlying influences and negative patterns of behaviour that they wish to change and I help them in doing this.

I am a Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst(TSTA) in both the Psychotherapy and Education fields of practice, and a UKCP registered supervisor. I provide individual and group supervision to trainers, supervisors, counsellors and teachers.

I have also previously worked as a Senior Education Officer in a foster caring agency, providing support, advice and training for young people, carers and social workers, and prior to that I led a pastoral and counselling team in a high school.

I am a trainer for psychotherapy and counselling training programmes, local authority professional development programmes and private organisations.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA)
UKCP Registered Psychotherapist
Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (TSTA)
Cert. Ed.
B. Ed.
Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Work with adolescents/teenagers


Additional information

I offer a first session, lasting 30 minutes, free of charge. This gives us the opportunity to meet and discuss your requirements and expectations of counselling.

£50 per therapy session (50 mins)

£55 per hour supervision

When I work

Daytime and evening appointments available

Manchester, M21

Type of session


Types of client

Older adults


In person

Supervision available.

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Pete Shotton

Pete Shotton