Aislinn Marek

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Bury, Lancashire, BL8
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About me

I offer individual counselling to children and to adults.

My core training is Person Centred counselling, which is rooted in empathy, authenticity and being non-judgemental.

Each client is accepted and valued as themselves and I offer a confidential, safe place where you are heard.  The aim is to help you to understand yourself more and to reach your potential, perhaps finding resolutions or developing coping strategies.

I aim to develop a relationship of mutual trust, empathy and therapeutic challenge. The therapy room is a safe space in which you are able to share the load of whatever it is that is preventing you from feeling in control of your life. I have worked effectively with many different individuals, presenting with wide-ranging issues, and I look to your specific needs to inform the way we work, introducing techniques or suggestions to help you to understand and find a solution to your situation. Together we can begin to understand why you are struggling, addressing the way past situations, relationships and events may have impacted on your life, and finding practical ways of dealing with stress to improve the way that you feel.

I believe that we all hold within us the answer to our own problems and that the therapeutic relationship between client and counsellor is a unique and powerful one, which can lead to the resolution of issues in a lasting and effective way. The personal strength which comes from finding your own solution can remain with you and be drawn upon in the future.

In accordance with the BACP's guidelines for on-going professional development, I have regular supervision, and regularly engage in CPD activities.

Training, qualifications & experience

PGDip in Counselling & Psychotherapy

20 years experience in the fields of mental health and education.

Previous roles include third sector counsellor for CYP IAPT, primary care mental health worker for CAMHS, Virtual School wellbeing co-ordinator.

Training in attachment,  Autism in girls and women, bereavement, creative counselling, parenting support and perinatal mental health.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • WPA

Additional information

Discretionary discounts are available for student counsellors and those in receipt of benefits.

EAPs/Insurers/Healthcare & Wellbeing organisations - please enquire for pricing

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday 10am - 2pm; Tuesday 10am - 2pm; Wednesday 10am - 2pm; Thursday 10am - 7.30pm

Woodhill Street, Bury, Lancashire, BL8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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I am a neurodivergent affirming practitioner. If there is any information you would like before our session together, or any accommodations I can make to ensure you feel as comfortable as possible, please do ask.

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Aislinn Marek
Aislinn Marek