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Nicky Scott MBACP Qualified Person-Centred Counsellor and Supervisor

Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN3
07946 390604 07946 390604
Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN3

About me

Coming to talk to someone about your deepest most personal thoughts and feelings takes a lot of courage. I will offer you respect, honesty and understanding which I believe will help you to look at your most challenging and painful experiences that you are finding hard to deal with. I believe very strongly in the sincerity and openness of the counselling relationship, and that is why I chose to qualify as a Person-Centred Counsellor.

The Person-Centred approach is centred around the counselling relationship. It respects the uniqueness of every individual; there is no technique, agenda nor right or wrong way to work through issues. You, the client, will choose your journey, at your pace, in your time, and I am committed to walking beside you along the way. I believe that any individual has the resources within them to find a way through their pain and struggles when a safe, caring, respectful, and honest environment is created.

Very often, in my experience, as an individual starts to talk openly about their thoughts and feelings, they come to an awareness that a lot of issues stem back to their childhood. I am offering specialised counselling to help you explore these experiences. This is called 'inner child' therapy that can lead to longterm changes and healing.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have an Advanced Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling, and a Diploma in Supervision.

Over the past fifteen years, I have had extensive training regarding relationship struggles/issues. I have worked one-on-one with men, women and young people who have been victims of child abuse, domestic abuse, and rape. I have also worked with individuals who are struggling with food disorders, self harm, suicidal tendencies, mental health issues, OCD, sexuality, HIV/Aids, stress, anxiety, personal loss, grief, anger, and self esteem issues.

Training Courses:

  • Sexual Exploitation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Awareness
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Understanding Neglect
  • Alcohol Awareness
  • Vulnerable Adults
  • Self Harm and Suicide
  • Personality Disorder Awareness

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.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Inner Child Healing

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy


Free initial introductory half hour session


Individuals £30 per hour

Couples £45 per hour

Supervision £45* per 1 1/2 hours

*concessions for students, negotiable

Greater Manchester

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages French


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


Evenings, Saturday mornings, Friday day time.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Nicky Scott MBACP Qualified Person-Centred Counsellor and Supervisor

Nicky Scott MBACP Qualified Person-Centred Counsellor and Supervisor