Andrea Sparkes

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Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

If you are feeling anxious, stressed, depressed, confused, worried, and wondering how to take back control of your life then I can help. Finding the right therapist to work with can be confusing. That’s why I encourage you to have a free telephone consultation first so you can decide for yourself whether we will be a good match. I work with clients while they process and resolve the issues they are facing and find real solutions to their problems. Somewhere inside you is the person you were meant to be, so let’s release that person, so you can move forwards with clarity and direction.

What I offer is a counselling experience in a safe space to tell your story and be heard with compassion and understanding. I work with people every day who are trapped in the cycle of addiction, anxiety and depression. Together we find a way out of the cycle using CBT where I teach coping strategies and emotional resilience that is life changing.

If you would like to find clarity, value and true peace of mind and purpose in your life and solve the mystery of your unhappiness and create lasting change we can do this together. So, if you seek understanding and a chance to explore your issues in a sensitive yet pragmatic way then get in touch. Together we can design the life you want to lead.

Training, qualifications & experience

Years in Practice: 5 Years

Membership: British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy/Registered Member.  British Association for Behavioural and cognitive Psychotherapies Member


  • FDSc Counselling and Psychotherapy (CBT)/2019
  • Couples Counselling - Gottman training 2022
  • Functional Family Therapy CW - 2021
  • Counselling for Trauma OCS - 2019  
  • Trauma informed practice in the workplace - train the trainer 2022
  • Suicide and Self Harm Awareness - 2019
  • Safeguarding Level 2 - 2019
  • Addiction - Substance Misuse NCFE - 2019
  • Level 3 Counselling Skills CPCAB  2016 – 2017
  • Level 2 Counselling Skills CPCAB - 2015 

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£60.00 - £75.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

The Lawns Business Centre, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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