Ann Wynne

Wigan WN4 & Skelmersdale WN8
07742930613 07742930613
Wigan WN4 & Skelmersdale WN8

About me

My name is Ann. Partner at Treasure Chest Counselling.
Experience: Over 20 years of experience of working with children, young people and adults with a well-known Safeguarding/Therapeutic Children’s Charity, Volunteered at Women Supporting Women Counselling Service, Co-ran parenting groups. Domestic and Sexual Abuse groups.

Trained Local Authority /children’s Centre’s Domestic Abuse Program and support Post Training.
Worked with Sexual Abuse, Physical Abuse, Neglect, Emotional Abuse. Issues such as Bereavement, Loss & Anxiety, Domestic Abuse, Attachment, Parenting, Anger Management, Life Story type work, Self-esteem and Confidence, Bullying, Relationships. Anxiety, Stress, Identity, Self-Harm. Group work for Domestic Abuse, Parenting, Listening Skills & Children’s Mental Health groups. Peer support groups.

Depression
Anxiety (including panic/anxiety attacks)
PTSD
TF-CBT
Grief and Loss
Anger Management
Childhood Abuse (physical, emotional, and sexual)
Trauma (including accidents and assaults)
Low Self-Esteem/Confidence.
Career Issues
Personal life coaching/Business coaching.
Social Skill Building
Guilt
Lack of Assertiveness
Stress
Relationship Concerns and Conflict
Communication Problems/relationships
Gender Identity Concerns
Trust / Intimacy Issues
Separation / Divorce
Couple Counselling
Domestic Abuse
Group work – Stress Busters Adults
Group work – Self-esteem Adults
Group work – Domestic Abuse Adults
Children’s mental Health – Stress, Anxiety, abuse, Bullying,
Children’s Group work – Stress Busters
Children’s Group work – Self-esteem
Children’s Group work – Domestic Abuse
Parenting one to one
Parenting Group work
Peer Support Groups
Anger management for children
Training for professionals, developing programs to suit professionals needs.
Consultancy for Professionals following training and in areas of experience
We are able to offer Non-managerial supervision.
Supervision for Counsellors and for trainee Counsellors.
Counselling for trainee counsellors.
Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Certificate in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

Child and Young Person Advocacy certificate

Solution Focused Brief Therapy certificate.

Diploma in Nursery Nurse, BTEC ,

Personal Development Training

Solution focus brief therapy, Children/YP Advocacy, Child Protection, Neglect, working with children and learning disabilities, Parenting Group Training, Safeguarding, Sexual Abuse working with children, PTSD, Data Protection also starting Counselling Supervision Course in April 2020. TF-CBT. Whinstons Wish training.

Working with groups. Couple Counselling.

I am also a Reiki Master/Trainer, I can also offer Reiki Therapy.

I am passionate about the work I carry out, either as an individual worker or in partnership. I work holistically to ensure the client in the center of the work I do. We are competent in tailor making training packages to suit the requirements of individuals, agencies. Or for groups of people regards workshops for support groups, such as Stress Buster Days.

I work in a non-judgmental manner, using my supervision sessions to look at my own practice, to assist me work within the guidelines of BACP ethical framework.

Training, qualifications & experience

I currently work with a business partner developing and providing workshops around such things as looking at Stress, the causes, what happens in the brain and body when under stress and looking at useful techniques to deal with stress in a safe and healthy manner.

Mental health of individual covers such a wide range of the individuals life, and can have a knock on affect on loved ones. peer group and colleagues. I/we can assist in looking at things like 'floating anxiety' which is feeling anxious without able to identify why we feel anxious. Anxiety and Stress along with Depression can affect all ages.

Diploma in Nursery Nursing, TDLB D31/32 training and assessing, 7307 Teaching cert for 16+.

Cert In Solution Focussed Brief Therapy.

Certificate in TF-CBT

DipSW (social worker).

Psychotherapeutic re-programming (NLP) practitioner cert.

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy.

Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Training around offering consultancy following training or in my experience of Domestic abuse and working with families.

Training regards working with non-verbal children, young people and adults through therapeutic non directive work/play.

Training received regard to Advocacy for children and young people.

Safeguarding children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults.

I worked in Schools, from Nursery, Primary and Secondary levels supporting pupils. Later to teach, assess Nursery Nurse Students.

I then went on to work for a charity looking at 'breaking the negative outlook on education and training in the local community'.

After which I worked for a National Children's Charity for 20 years, which included working and supporting individuals, developing and facilitation support groups for adults/Children. Also training and up-scaling programs for other professional and offering consultancy following the training.

I now work self employed, and work counselling adults and children (including teens).

I am a member of BACP and work within their ethical framework.

I am also a Reiki Master/Trainer.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Worked with person who has multiple personalities, described by some client's in many different ways, for example 'head people/drivers'.

Life coaching

Business Coaching

TF-CBT used with regards to child/young person and carer work, to assist the parent/carer to address own issues, whilst being able to support their child/young person.

Spiritual Counselling

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Play therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

Due to Coronavirus isolation and lockdown and how this can impact on everyones' mental health, I am offering a temporary reduction in prices, until further notice, see below the temporary prices.

Due to the nature of counseling at the moment I am able to offer face to face, following government guidelines for everyone's safety. Telephone of video link, payment should be made one week in advance.

Therapeutic Hour, one to one £30 (reduction in fee for multiple appointments booked and paid for in advance)-reduction fee for multiple appointments do not apply while C-19 offer is in place.

Therapeutic Hour for Couples £35 (reduction for multiple appointments booked and paid for in advance)-reduction fee for multiple appointments do not apply while C-19 offer is in place.

Solution Focused Brief Therapy, one to one, therapeutic hour £30 (reduced rate for multiple appointments booked and paid in advance)-reduction fee for multiple appointments do not apply while C-19 offer is in place.

Group/Peer Supervision for up to 6 people, £150 (£25 each)

Inner Child workshop for up to 10 people, £500 (£50 each)

Stress Buster Workeshop for up to 20 people, £600 (£30 each)

Anger Managent for up to 20 Children, £600 (£39 each)

Taylor made workshops, to suit your organisation £ TBA

Consultancy for professionals, for 1 hour, from £50

School counselling, appointments or drop in sessions, 5 hours/day £150

Reiki Therapy, up to one hour £30

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

I am a member of BACP and work within their ethical framework.

I also have an advanced DBS

Suite 5
405 Wigan Road
Ashton-in-Makerfield
Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN4 0AR

Moor Drive
Birleywood
Skelmersdale
Lancashire
WN8 9BY

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

We can look to using other venues. Or we can carry out counselling sessions via video link or telephone.

Availability

Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday:  10 am to 6-00 pm

Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Ann Wynne

Ann Wynne