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About me

I am passionate about my role as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist and in helping you. I have over 22 years experience of working in the NHS, Voluntary Sector and Private Practice along with achieving a Masters Degree in Counselling to offer you. I have vast experience of working with difficulties such as; anxiety, depression, self-harm, abuse, relationships, stress, anger, work, eating issues, and so on and I've recently updated my training to incorporate new developments in treating Addictions, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Couples therapy, and Trauma.

I will treat you as unique, with individual needs and goals
and I will work at your pace, keeping focus on helping you achieve any goals you have, whether they are related to the here and now, your past or both.

I offer daytime, evening and Saturday appointments  - My Fee is £60

Please access my website for further information in helping you make your decision www.arnicacounselling.co.uk.

Training, qualifications & experience

I began my training over 20 ago in 1997 and achieved a BA(Hons) in both Counselling & Psychology. In 2003, I studied a Masters Degree (MA) in Counselling. More recently I completed a Diploma in Supervision and am now offering Clinical Supervision.

I have over 20 years experience of working in both the NHS, the Voluntary Sector and private practice. I currently receive referrals from the NHS and a Shipley based charity as a Staff Counsellor offering short-term therapy and I have previously worked as an Adult Mental Health Therapist where I worked indivdually and in groups with clients whom display self-harm type behaviour and with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. Within the Voluntary Sector, I have specialised in working with Male and Female Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse (Male and Female Abusers) and with young people.

Within my private practice, I have worked alongside many different people from all walks of life, with different ages and with different emotional difficulties.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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

Adult survivors of child sexual abuse from a female abuser

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Transactional analysis


Individuals: £60


Fees to be paid by BACS.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income

Further information

I feel the role of Counsellor/Psychotherapist is a very responsible one, so I commit to spending regular quality time on my own personal development - this is usually in the form of receiving my own therapy, reading appropriate literature or attending any relevant courses. It is important I do this, to ensure I am the best person I can be for my clients.

Unit 22
Mercury Quays
Ashley Lane
West Yorkshire
BD17 7DB

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Daytime, Evenings ,Saturday morning appointments

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


I offer a warm, empathic, collaborative and equal supervision relationship, for you to learn and grow .

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Samantha Quinn BA (Hons), MA, Dip Sup, MBACP Reg

Samantha Quinn BA (Hons), MA, Dip Sup, MBACP Reg