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Liz Bidnell Psychotherapist and Counsellor UKCP reg

Whitley Bay NE26 & Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1
07954 286141 07954 286141 Registered / Accredited
Whitley Bay NE26 & Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1

About me

I am a UKCP accredited Integrative Psychotherapist and Therapeutic Counsellor. I work with individuals and couples who are struggling with issues that are having a negative impact on their lives and well-being.  There are those who come feeling they live in the polarity of either control or chaos, others feel angry or upset most of the time and don't know why, some feel empty and alone, others feel overwhelmed and stressed.  I have worked with many issues and within the therapy we find a way together that will help you to make sense of, feel listened to and become aware that you have the choice of change.

Training, qualifications & experience

UKCP Registered

MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy
Diploma in Psychotherapy
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Certificate in Couples Counselling
EMDR practitioner

I have been practicing for the last 16 years and have gained my experience working within the NHS, the voluntary sector and private practice.

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.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

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

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.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Transactional analysis


£40.00 per session - individual
£60.00 per session - couple
£50.00 per session - supervision
Each session lasts 50 minutes
Fee concessions available

Further information

I understand and have experience of working with trauma, how this impacts on our lives and the effect this has on those who work and/or care for someone who is traumatised.

I belong to a professional body (UKCP) that understands the need for safety when we feel vulnerable and ensures that I have met and will continue to meet a high standard of requirements in order to continue to practice which includes, continued professional and personal development and supervision.

Milburn House
Dene Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear

Arcade House
Whitley Road
Whitley Bay
NE26 2TE

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


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


Daytime, Evenings and Saturdays

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


I am currently undertaking the Diploma in Clinical Supervision and although at the moment under training I have been practicing as an Integrative Psychotherapist working with Adults for the past 13 years.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Liz Bidnell    Psychotherapist and Counsellor UKCP reg

Liz Bidnell Psychotherapist and Counsellor UKCP reg