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About me

My name is Andy and I started Changing Places Counselling Services to provide counselling to those in need of support. I offer a safe space where you can be yourself and explore your feelings, emotions and experiences without being judged. The work we will engage in together will develop a trusting, therapeutic and professional relationship. I practise as an integrative counsellor, which means that I work with three strands of modality; person centred, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).

My practice is based in the Hawarden Wellness Centre, where I work with clients in person, however I also offer telephone and online sessions if you prefer to work this way.

The relationship between client and counsellor is one built on trust and empathic understanding and can be a powerful experience that changes lives. If this feels like the right time for you to start your own counselling journey, please feel free to get in touch.

​Counselling is for anyone who wants to invest in getting their life on track.

​Typical problems that people bring to counselling include low-mood, depression, feeling stuck or trapped, anxiety, stress, feeling unhappy at work, eating issues, over-doing drink, drugs, gambling or computers, relationship issues (work or personal), identity issues, family problems, bereavement, career uncertainty or dissatisfaction, life-stage issues (eg mid-life crisis, retirement), a sense of something being ‘not quite right’ or a desire for greater well-being or personal development.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

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Fees

From £40.00 to £75.00

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Zoom / Telephone - £40 per session

Face to Face at Hawarden Wellness Centre - £45 per session

Couples Relationship Counselling at Hawarden Wellness Centre -  £75 per session

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Sessions available evenings and weekends

Hawarden Wellness Centre
10 The Highway
Hawarden
Deeside
Flintshire
CH5 3DH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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Andy Schofield - Changing Places Counselling Services

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