Alys Nightingale - Highly experienced BACP accredited counsellor/psychotherapist

Alys Nightingale - Highly experienced BACP accredited counsellor/psychotherapist

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To support you during these challenging times I am offering both 1hr & 30 min sessions, online or by phone to help you with your emotional & mental wellbeing. Keeping mentally & emotionally healthy is vital at this time of isolation.

It’s important that right now we keep healthy physically, mentally and emotionally, so for those who may find standard therapy fees a barrier, I am offering concessionary rates of £40 per hour and £25 per half hour.  I can offer the one off session, or regular sessions, depending on your needs. The most important thing is that you get the support you need.

This is a really hard time, with so much uncertainty, which at times can feel overwhelming. No matter what you’re feeling, we can find a way through this so that you can cope better. You will be met with a warm, caring approach, where i will really listen and understand you, helping you make sense of your feelings and thoughts, leading to greater self awareness and a more fulfilled life.

                                     Lets work together to support you right now.

A very warm welcome to you!

Would you like to:

Change unhelpful thought patterns
Transform stress and anxiety
Learn skillful communication that creates lasting connections
Find peace and clarity in areas of challenge

                                         Mindful counselling that changes lives.

One 2 one

We’ll talk through what is bothering you, and identify a pathway through in a safe and supportive way.

Develop new ways of thinking

Together we will understand what you are feeling and why, create tools for change, gaining more choices and freedom in your life.

Working together

Research has shown that the most important quality to therapy is the quality of relationship between client and therapist. By gently exploring your present experience we can gain a greater awareness of who you are and what you need. Through this supportive relationship, habitual ways you may experience yourself can be gradually explored. This process leads to a greater freedom and range of possibilities in your life and in you relationships.

Growth and change

All sessions will be rich with opportunities to grow and learn. You will build new muscles of understanding, thinking, seeing and being, in all areas of your life; all that is required is an openness to learn, and a commitment to the process.

Face to face, skype, and phone sessions

Weekly sessions allow you to be supported, they build momentum in the motivation to change, grow and heal, so that you may gain the changes you are longing for.

Safe and Confidential

Sessions are held in a relaxed and safe, private space in Harrogate. Understanding and trust are the foundations of our work together. All aspects of our journey will be held in the highest confidence.

Together we will help you achieve your goals and bring greater balance to your life

I am a professional Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Well-being Coach and MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) Facilitator, I have over 25 years of experience of working in the field of Emotional Health and Well-being. Through the expertise I have gathered, I am confident that I will provide you with the information, help and support you need.

I provide practical help and support to enable you to manage your life skillfully, create healthier, more loving relationships, building the inner resilience and resources you need to navigate your life better.

I offer short-term (6 -8 sessions) and longer on-going support from my practice in Harrogate, and online sessions via Skype or Zoom world wide.

My specialism is in depression, anxiety and stress and have developed tools and recipes to create emotional resilience, not only to manage but to transform these debilitating challenges.

If you need a safe space, where you will be met with warmth, understanding, expertise and support, then please feel free to contact me in anyway that feels most comfortable. I appreciate you may not have had any experience of counselling, or know what to expect, or what it involves - So if you feel like you would like to speak to me, ask questions, or make an appointment then please contact me, and if I am not available at that time, I will get back to you as soon as I can.

With warmth to you,


Investing in yourself is the biggest investment you can make

I am a qualified Mindfulness based stress reduction Teacher, and hold mindfulness groups in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. This is a safely held space, where we can come together and breath, transforming our business & exhaustion into connection and inclusion.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Mindfulness Counselling
Mindfulness-based stress reduction Teacher
Counselling supervisor
Yin yoga mindfulness teacher
Meditation Teacher
Shakti dance facilitator
Bereavement Counselling
Grief and Loss Counselling
Spiritual Counselling
Diploma in Hypnotherapy
Diploma In Life Coaching
NLP practitioner
Psych-K facilitator
EFT (Emotional freedom technique) practitioner
Matrix Reimprinting Practitioner
Reiki Master
Access Bars Practitioner
Access bars facilitator
Diploma in Stress relief
Colour Mirrors Practitioner
Montessori Teacher
Nursery Nurse

In addition to the above qualifications I have studied modules at University on:

Inner child healing
Gestalt therapy
Transactional Analysis
Psycho dynamics
Working with Rage and Anger
Emotional release work
Trans-personal psychology
Drama therapy
Group work

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Please leave me a message, and I will call you back ASAP

Skype and telephone counselling sessions available in all of the UK  (Nationwide) and worldwide.

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It’s important that right now we keep healthy physically, mentally and emotionally, so for those who may find standard therapy fees a barrier, I am offering concessionary rates of £40 per hour and £25 per half hour.  I can offer the one off session, or regular sessions, depending on your needs. The most important thing is that you get the support you need. You are important, and your needs are important.

Investment prices

Face to face Counselling and Psychotherapy £50 for 1hr session

Skype and phone sessions £50 for 1 hour session

I pride myself in getting to the core of the issue quickl

One of my specialist areas is in the field of mindfulness, this is particularly useful in managing stress and anxiety. Whatever you are currently experiencing, together we will find ways of working with it successfully.

If you would like to speak with me or make an appointment, please feel free to message me and I'll get back to you as soon as possible.

For more information please visit my website:

Skype and phone sessions available nationwide!

Further information

My area of expertise are stress, anxiety and depression, all areas of personal development, Mindfulness, relationships, patterning, inner child work, healing shame, grief and loss, emotional release work, co-dependency (working with the false self and healing this, thus allowing the true self to emerge).

Some of the issues I can help with:

* patterning (behaviour)
* Anxiety and depression
* Relationship issues
* Emotional trauma
* Ancestral patterning
* Abuse
* Times of conflict and change
* Family breakdown
* Lack of confidence and low self-esteem
* Personal development
* Clarity in life changing decisions
* Grief and loss, bereavement, separation, Pet loss. - All all types of loss.

Anger and Rage
Social Anxiety
Fears & Phobias
Mental & Physical Abuse
Eating Disorders
Anxiety & Panic Attacks
Childhood abuse
Emotional Trauma
Grief & Loss
Family issues
Personal Development

Maps & Directions

Harrogate, HG1

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme