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Amy (Amanda) Gould

Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10
07913 962480 07913 962480
Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10

About me

My name is Amy Louise Gould. I am an experienced therapist and offer individual therapy for children, adolescents and adults. I also work with parents of children of all ages individually or together as a family. I have 2 children of my own and understand only too well the rewards and challenges of being a parent!

I run my practice from my home in Rainow which is conveniently located for Macclesfield, Bollington, Congleton, Buxton, Cheadle, Poynton, Wilmslow and surrounding areas. There is parking outside and the room is comfortable and private.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a BSc honours degree Psychology ,a Postgraduate certificate in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (PGcert), a certificate in Solution Focused Therapy, 4 years Advanced Training in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy and Level 1 and 2 EMDR training (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)

As a psychotherapist I adhere to the UK Council of Psychotherapy code of ethics and receive supervision in accordance with UKCP guidelines. I am also a member of the UKATA (United Kingdom Assosication for Transactional Analysis) the BPS (British Psychological Society) the EMDR UK association and a registered member of the BACP (British Association of counselling and psychotherapy). I hold a valid enhanced CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) certificate and hold full professional indemnity insurance

I have extensive experience of supporting individuals to manage a range of issues including depression, anxiety disorders (including social anxiety, OCD, generalised anxiety, panic and specific phobias), self harm, attachment difficulties, PTSD, eating disorders, relationship difficulties, low self esteem. I have also worked with parents of children with Autistic Spectrum Condition and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

I currently also work for the NHS within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Individual therapy for adults, adolescents or children £40 per hour

Families £50 per hour


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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 Unspecified


Contact me to discuss availability. I offer daytime, weekend and evening appointments.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults


Amy (Amanda) Gould

Amy (Amanda) Gould