Fran Hayes (MBACP) Accred.

Fran Hayes (MBACP) Accred.


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About me

Hello and welcome. I am an Accredited (BACP) senior counsellor working in a Liverpool University.
I have worked in both a charitable organisation that has BACP accreditation status, and work privately. I have over twenty years counselling experience. In this time I have worked with clients with a wide range of issues such as, severe anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, childhood sexual, physical, and mental abuse, rape and sexual assault, work related stress, post natal depression, bereavement and traumatic bereavement, and a number of personality disorders.

I am a fully qualified and flexible counsellor who works on both a short and long term basis with clients according to preference and need. I offer counselling which is confidential, creative and non-judgmental.

I have used Person Centered Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with all of my clients, with effective and measured results. I find Person centered therapy and CBT a natural way to work with my counselling style.

I am also a Master Practitioner in Hypnotherapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT).

I am a warm and empathic counsellor and person. I consider myself to be non judgmental and ethical in my practice. I do love my work, and respect and admire all the people I have worked with. I have an understanding of just how difficult it is to make the first appointment and go through counselling therapy.

I have four children, a beautiful little grandson and granddaughter . My interests are psychology, philosophy, singing in a choir and walking my gorgeous German Shepherd dogs.

I have taught Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), I devised and deliver lesson plans to a basic, intermediate and advanced diploma level.

I have gained a Diploma is casework supervision which I very much enjoy. I have a number of private supervisees, both trainee counsellors and qualified counsellors.

I worked in the NHS Sexual Assault Referral Clinic (SARC), and provide psychological support for male and female adult and child victims of sexual assault and rape, before, whilst and after the patient attends for a forensic examination.

I worked as the co-ordinator of a childrens project, helping children and young people who have suffered loss though bereavement or divorce.

If you searching for a suitable person to talk to regarding something in your life that is not quite the way you would like it to be at the moment? Something may have happened recently, or it might have been building for a while. If so, therapy can be of help.

Therapy may be able to offer insight into these and other concerns in a genuine, accepting and non-judgmental environment. Or it may be that it could be useful to talk about your situation with a trained professional who is not a friend, colleague or family member.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Counselling Children & Young People
Master Practitioner in Hypnotherapy
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Diploma in Casework Supervision
Certificate to Practice CBT
Advanced Diploma in Person Centred Therapy
Certificate in Person
Centred Counselling CPDC Training
A-Level Psychology

Accredited member of the British Association of Counsellors & Pyschotherspists

Cert in Neuro Linguistic Programme (NLP)

Master Practitioner in Clinical Hypnotherapy

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

Cert in Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Advanced Diploma in Person Centred Therapy

Diploma in Casework Supervision

Intermediate Counselling Cert

Basic Counselling Course



Post Traumatic Stress Workshop 1

Post Traumatic Stress Workshop 2

Advanced training in Trauma management and PTSD

Critical Incident Stress Management

Critical   (CISM)            

International Incident stress Foundation

Lead Practitioner in Common Assessment Framework (CAF)

Knowsley Information Sharing Solutions (KISS)

British Sign Language Basic

Storm Training for tactical management of suicidal clients

Children and bereavement workshop

Butterflies Child Bereavement Training

Every Child Matters

Butterflies Safe Guarding and Risk Assessment

Butterflies Early Years (not too young to grieve)

Introduction to Theories of Bereavement and Child Development

Butterflies Philosophy and Telling the Story

Experiencing the activities (Feeling Wheel and Memory Jar)

Safeguarding Children and Staff and Exploring Resources

Assessments and Review of Butterflies Pathway

Fear Fighters

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy On-Line Support (CCBT)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I am also a Master Practitioner in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Neuro Linguistic Programming NLP.
This training adds another dimension to the help I can provide to client. It also helps with other areas such as, weight control, smoking cessation, breaking unwanted habits and phobias.


50 minute counselling sessions £40
Couples counselling session £50.00
Supervision Sessions £40 per hour
Hypnotherapy £50.00 per session
EMDR 1 and 1/2 hr session £60.00
Employment Assisted Programmes referrals £55.00 per session

Further information

I provide daytime and evening appointments, and will try my best to accommodate a time that suits my clients.

Maps & Directions

Liverpool, L19

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


Mornings, evenings and Saturdays

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I have 12 years of personal experience in both group and individual supervision.

Online supervision:No
Telephone supervision:Yes
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