Adrian Langham

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(BA Hons) MBACP-Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

 Hello and welcome! I am Adrian - BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist and Mindfulness teacher with over 18 years clinical experience. Working from a tranquil office within a peaceful village for in person sessions or available online nationwide.I have vast experience working with clients who have experienced trauma, abuse and sexual violence, anxiety panic  and depression. I also have training and experience of working with neurodiversity and clients with ADHD  diagnosis within a  diverse range of therapeutic settings- such as NHS clinics and Mental health services supporting people with  mental health struggles .I have also undertaken specialist training enabling me to work with clients exploring and questioning  their Gender identity, whether that be trans or non binary along with aspects of sexual diversity. I offer a safe accepting space for  clients to explore these areas without judgement. I worked for over a decade within NHS Counselling services, providing both brief and longer term therapeutic interventions helping clients with sex, relationships and anxiety, loss and grief.  I have previously facilitated HIV support groups and 1-1 therapy  within sexual health clinics. In addition to this in recent years I have worked within University Counselling teams offering 1-1 therapy to staff and students ,alongside facilitating groups  and providing training.  I have of course gained wisdom and insight through life experiences & the struggles and challenges along the way. I fully appreciate it can hurt to be Human! Please Don't despair ......

I offer all clients an initial brief telephone consultation if you would like this where we can chat about your current situation and explore your understanding of counselling and hopefully help dispel any myths or assumptions you may have.If agreeable we can then meet for an initial consultation where there is time to talk over things in more depth- this can be in person or online - we can explore ways of working together to address the difficulties you are experiencing. I consider myself warm ,relatable and easy to talk to and this is what clients often tell me after an initial session. I provide a safe environment to talk at your own pace. I offer therapy sessions with compassion and heart with deep empathy to my fellow humans who are experiencing depression, loss, grief, anxiety,  struggling with sex/sexuality ,gender identity struggles or relationship problems. Or maybe you are simply feeling lost in your own life and need help and a fresh perspective and some insights to make sense of it all!

I welcome ALL clients from all walks of life -irrespective of gender, age and particularly welcome clients from LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY and neurodviersity. I am a strong advocate for Equality and Diversity both within with my life and my therapeutic work. I consider myself warm, engaging and very relatable and approachable.

I offer an inclusive service that reflects and understands the diverse community we live in and how we experience ourselves within that world. I have engaged in specialist GSRD (Gender, Sex & Relationship Diversity ) training to develop a deeper understanding and awareness of the issues and difficulties facing any minority group.I feel very passionately that every human being has the right to live safely with dignity and respect. I view people from a non judgemental lens.

I am a strong advocate for men's mental health and suicide prevention. I work to promote and challenge the need to talk and to help reduce stigma, shame and isolation. Sometimes we all hurt, irrespective of Gender. Being vulnerable is a strength.  I work with clients to create a safe therapeutic space to facilitate greater self -exploration, heightening self awareness and insight.
Learning to recognise and understand our thoughts and feelings can enable us to understand ourselves and our behaviour better. I tailor therapy to suit each individual client -offering a very unique and personal approach along with helping you develop healthier coping strategies in a non -judgemental style that is both relational, warm and engaging. I consider myself open and welcoming to all.

I hope to meet you one day.....:)

Training, qualifications & experience


BA HONS (FIRST CLASS) Humanistic Counselling Practice.
DIPLOMA (DISTINCTION) Humanistic Counselling Practice
ADV CERTIFICATE (DISTINCTION) Humanistic Counselling Practice
CERTIFICATE Counselling Skills
CERTIFICATE Loss and Grief
C&G HIV Treatment and Understanding

Gender Sexuality and Relationship Diversity  (GSRD training)
I have nearly 2 decades  of experience of working within the NHS, educational institutions and voluntary and charitable sectors/mental health services.

  • Low Self Esteem
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Harm
  • OCD
  • Addictive Cycles
  • Shame/Guilt
  • Sexuality and issues associated & related/ coming out
  • Gender/Sexual Identity
  • Sex and Psychosexual Issues
  • HIV Specialist Counselling
  • Sexual Health
  • Pregnancy and Termination

I also have extensive experience/Training of working within the mental health field and a good understanding of the issues and prejudices faced by this client group. I am not afraid of working with "taboo" issues and consider myself to be approachable, tolerant and very open minded of "life outside the box!"

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

Concessions for longer term therapy.(16 plus sessions)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun


Markington, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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