Alison Mosley

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Wigan WN5 & WN8
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About me

Thank you for viewing my profile. I am an experienced counsellor/Cognitive Behaviour Therapist who specialises in working with adults and children age 11+.  I run North West Counselling Services Limited and have many years experience of working with a diverse range of people on a wide variety of difficulties. For example: anger, depression, anxiety, trauma, self-harming, eating disorders, relationship issues, low self-esteem, stress, inner child and lack of direction in life. I also work 2 days a week in two secondary schools as a counsellor/therapist with staff, young people and their parents.  I have 20 years’ experience of working in secondary schools, 14 years as a teacher/leader and I am also a trained Special Educational Needs Coordinator. The following is an outline of my experience:

  • Provide person-centred counselling/CBT therapy one to one sessions for adults and young people/children age 11+. Supporting clients to feel empowered to find their potential and ‘wholeness’.
  • Couples counselling, supporting couples in a solution focussed way to feel better about their relationship.
  • Walk and Talking Therapy (person-centred). An alternative therapy walking side by side rather than sitting face to face, enables some clients to feel more comfortable when sharing in the therapy process. It offers an opportunity to reduce stress, relieve body tension, improve circulation, breathe deep and clear the body-mind of intrusive, negative ruminative thoughts and sesations.
  • Online and telephone therapy.
  • Groups sessions for young people, for example self-esteem and anxiety/stress.
  • Develop and deliver a range of workshops with a focus on education around mental health and wellbeing. 
  • Experience of networking with a wide range of people in an educational setting and the ability to build relationships quickly.

The interpersonal skills I have developed over the years are reflected in my counselling practice. I believe in creating a safe, supportive and challenging therapeutic environment. This allows my clients the space and privacy to talk about their personal problems in a warm, non-judgemental and confidential setting. 

I use a wide range of resources in my work to help people explore the difficulties they are experiencing and work towards helping them improve their own mental health. With children, my toolkit has a variety of activities that help children explore how they feel in a way they know best. I am a creative person and always prepared to ‘think outside the box’ to help a child express themselves. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Supervision. 

Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic Skills and Theory.

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.  Registered Individual Member of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.  Membership Number: 377767 

Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

Certificate in working with young people

Certificate in working with people with depression

Member organisations

BACP
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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Cost per Session: £45 Children, £50 adults, £60 couples

Pay By: Bank transfer or Cash

I offer low cost for trainee counsellors or supervisees. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I am also available Tuesday and Wednesday daytime in school holidays.

Further information

Specialties:

  • Child or Adolescent
  • School/College/University Issues
  • Special needs, in particular working with people on the autistic spectrum 
  • OCD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression 
  • Addiction 

4 Sandford Road, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 8UE

Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN8

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Online platforms

Doxy
FaceTime
Google Meet
Microsoft Teams
Whatsapp
Zoom

Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

A fully qualified clinical supervisor and offer supervision to qualified counsellors/psychotherapists, as well as trainee therapists and supervisors.

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