Andreia Fortes

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Bolton BL3 & Leeds LS12
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About me

Reaching out can be difficult. Maybe you feel stuck, anxious, unsettled, lost your way, or uncomfortable with whom you have become. The difficulties within our lives can change who we are or how we see the world. It can lead to thoughts or behaviours that take us away from who we are, resulting in a feeling of something not being right, struggling to cope or to make sense of things. When entering therapy, our life experiences enter too, and healing occurs within the processing. We will work together to build trust and explore your emotions and thoughts within a non-judgemental and safe environment, working at your own pace. 

I believe that we all have the capability within us to change direction and to overcome problems, but sometimes we need support and a helping hand to enable us to recognise our potential. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Counsellor who delivers Person-centred and Positive Psychology therapy. Using a Person-Centred approach, I support clients to find clarity, recognise choices and strengthen resilience in an insightful, thoughtful, and accepting way. 

I have an extensive experience in working with a variety of clients (including children) couples, and a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, stress, addiction, loss, bereavement, suicide, safeguarding, eating disorders, transgender, self-harming, domestic abuse, child abuse, bullying, anger issues, trauma, PTSD, etc.

I am passionate about my job. Helping others is my calling, and I want to make a positive difference in my clients lives.

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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£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

I offer flexible appointments; evenings and weekends.

Bolton, Lancashire, BL3

Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Andreia Fortes
Andreia Fortes