Andrew Flynn

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P.G Dip. L.M.H.P P.C.A, P.G Cert. Psychodynamic Counselling.
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Hartlepool, Durham, TS25
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Our speciality and passion are working with men’s mental health. In my clinical work, I often come across men who have previously tried counselling in good faith, only to find that they did not receive appropriate, respectful or useful help and support. 

Our observations around men’s mental health services are that they, too, often reflect a misunderstanding of men’s lived experiences, as well as the range of important considerations that are suitable for men’s counselling, and how to engage with men in a way that is effective and respectful. 

Men by nature are more action focused when it comes to solving problems (also backed by research), so when it comes to managing difficult life events and emotions we use a blend of action and solution-based therapeutic interventions alongside the traditional relational therapeutic environment.

Men require a service with the knowledge and understanding that social, and cultural norms as well as ingrained beliefs about masculinity are one of the main barriers to men feeling comfortable about seeking counselling in the first place.

Some other common barriers are workplace stigma, and being in a provider and protector role runs contrary to seeking out support.

Discreet service access is of great importance when working with men in therapy. There are no public waiting rooms to contend with and we offer complete confidentiality when you access our services either in person or via Zoom. 

Contact us for help and support today! 

  • My Specialities
  1. Counselling for Men
  2. Mental Health Counselling
  3. Anxiety & Depression
  5. Grief, PTSD, OCD

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Training, qualifications & experience

P.G Dip. Integrative Therapeutic Counselling. L.M.H.P. P.C.A. P.G. Cert. Psychodynamic Counselling. Human Being.

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.


£80.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students

When I work

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Hartlepool, Durham, TS25

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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