Andrew Stafford

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Registered MBACP , Dip CBT, Dip Counselling, BSC Hons
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Liverpool, Merseyside, L1
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

*Free initial consultation session*

I offer person centred counselling sessions and cognitive behavioural therapy at my premises on Rodney Street in Liverpool City Centre. The space is private, secure and comfortable.

As you're reading this post it maybe that you're considering taking some action to make some changes for yourself. I understand how difficult a decision it can be to show vulnerability and ask for help. What I've witnessed many times is how this initial vulnerability can lead to positive real world changes and immeasurable personal growth. I promise to support you on this challenging yet ultimately rewarding journey.

The nature of person centred counselling means that it's you who is always in control of what you want to talk about. I can offer you a safe, supportive and confidential space to do this where we will work towards building a trusting relationship which can lead to you understanding far more deeply what you may be currently experiencing emotionally.

Initially I offer a free 20 minute phone session during this I can answer any specific questions you may have, we can discuss what has brought you to look for a therapist and what you're hoping to gain from the sessions. Most importantly you can also decide whether you think I am a suitable person to help you, as it is the client/ counsellor relationship which is most important for successful outcomes to be experienced.

There is no obligation to continue after the initial free 20 minute session , that decision is yours to make. If you do wish to proceed, we can discuss what intervals of session you would prefer, either weekly or fortnightly. These sessions will last for 60 minutes.

Thank you for reading through this information. I hope it has given you some clarity on what I can offer you. 

Some examples of issues that I have experience working with are:

  • Loss and bereavement
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Low self-esteem 
  • Relationship issues 
  • Work related stress

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 5 Diploma In Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CPCAB)

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (ABC)

Level 3 Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling (ABC)

Member organisations

BACP
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.

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Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Free initial 20 minute telephone consultation. 

When I work

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Liverpool, Merseyside, L1

Type of session

In person
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Andrew Stafford
Andrew Stafford