John Cotterill

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COSRT Accredited, MBACP Registered
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Cheadle SK8 & Manchester M2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a Relate trained and qualified Counsellor and Psychosexual Therapist with 27 years experience working with couples and individuals. I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and an Accredited Member of COSRT College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists.

Over the last 27 years, I have worked successfully within the Greater Manchester area working with individuals and couples from many diverse and vibrant cultures.

How can counselling help?

We are all, at sometime in our lives, in a Relationship. It could be an intimate one with a partner or spouse; how we relate to a family member or friend, the way we relate with a manager or work colleague and most importantly the relationship we have with ourselves. What these relationships all share is the potential to be rewarding and fulfilling, they can also be problematic and confusing. The way in which we relate to ourselves can make us feel anxious, depressed, shameful or be the source of low self esteem, therefore the way we feel about ourselves can in turn affect the way we relate to and with others.

Although family and friends can help it may be limited and emotionally charged, at these times it can be useful to relate to a professional who can offer a safe and confidential space to work in.

How can I help?

I can offer professional counselling on a wide range of issues to help identify, resolve or manage problems relating to;

  • Sexual difficulties
  • Communication/conflict issues
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Life stage and life changes
  • Aftermath of Affair
  • A loss of intimacy
  • Re-constructed families
  • Affects of childhood abuse
  • Pregnancy and impact of new baby
  • Work stress/Bullying at work
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Bereavement

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Post Graduate Diploma - University of Manchester
  • Post Graduate Diploma - Psychosexual Therapy - University of Hull
  • Diploma in Psychosexual Therapy Relate
  • Certified Couples Counsellor Relate

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.

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

COSRT is the UK’s leading membership organisation for therapists specialising in sexual and relationship issues.

All members must abide by their Code of Ethics and the performance of accredited members is regularly monitored.


£60.00 per session

Additional information

My fees are £45 for each session

When I work


Further information

My consulting rooms are in a discreet location in city centre Manchester. Excellent transport links and near by parking.

Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8

Central Counselling Services, Lloyds House, 18 - 22 Lloyd Street, Manchester, M2 5WA

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme