Beverley Meakin

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(MBACP accred); Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice
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Stockport, Cheshire, SK7
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About me

I am an experienced counsellor and case work supervisor; counselling individuals, couples, families and young people in Relate since 1995 and working as a supervisor since 2003.

I currently have a private counselling and supervision practice; I offer individual and couples' therapy on a short or long term basis. I previously worked for 15 years as Senior Lecturer on Certificate, Diploma and Masters Counselling Courses at Staffordshire University. I have training in emotionally focussed therapy for couples and have worked for 5 years as an infertility counsellor.

My Counselling Approach
My approach is to help clients explore their patterns of relating and communicating, to understand themselves, their emotions and patterns of communication better. They can then choose to make changes if they wish; we would work together to clarify these changes. I am aware of the importance of cultural, social and family influences on people and also of significant attachment figures both past and present. My way of working is informed mainly by Attachment theory and Family Systems ideas.

I work with relational and emotional difficulties such as; communication issues, difficulty in making relationships or making changes in a relationship, separation, divorce, the impact of an affair, bereavement, work place problems, low self esteem, depression and anxiety, lack of motivation, managing change.

I have also have experience of working with infertility issues; couples and individuals using donor sperm or egg, exploring talking to and telling the child, and support for the emotional experience of any infertility treatment.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice
  • MA Couple Therapy, 2005 Relate and UEL
  • Certificate in Supervision, 2004 Relate
  • Relate Certificate in Couple Counselling, 1998
  • PGCHPE, 2014 Staffordshire University
  • PGCE (Post Compulsory Education), 2007 UCLAN

Additional Training and Experience:

  • Emotionally Focussed Therapy with Couples, 2014
  • Accreditation BACP 2011
  • Certificate in Family Counselling
  • Certificate in Systemic Supervision
  • Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Counselling in an Infertility Setting
  • Counselling Young People
  • Mindfulness

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Family relationships
Managing change

Therapies offered


£50.00 per session

Additional information

I charge £50 per hour for a counselling or supervision session (£75 for an hour and a half).
Counselling sessions can be weekly, fortnightly or negotiated on a week by week basis; supervision is monthly or fortnightly.

I am available for new supervisees.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

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Further information

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Stockport, Cheshire, SK7

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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I worked as a senior lecturer on integrative counselling courses for 15 years. I have expertise in systemic practice, and attachment theory.

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Beverley Meakin
Beverley Meakin