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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)

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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).

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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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From £50.00 to £60.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Individual therapy for adults, adolescents or children £50 per hour

Families £60 per hour

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

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

Rainow, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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