Calum Owen

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MBACP, Psychotherapy Diploma Level 7, BA (Hons)
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Liverpool L17 & L2
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

Healing and inner work is something I have been passionate about and interested in for many years. My own healing journey and inner work brought me to begin my psychotherapy training. It is my belief that we can always continue to learn, grow in awareness and this process can be very fulfilling.

My approach is integrative in that I draw from many teachings and schools of thought and don’t identify solely as a Transactional Analysis practitioner. I firmly believe that therapy can be painful, rewarding, can bring about confusion and a multitude of things can come up for us as we work through our own issues. For this reason, I feel that reaching out to talk to someone for many people can be difficult and understand that the process may not be easy. On the other hand, you may be at ease with reaching out to talk to someone or have been in some form of therapy before. Either way, my approach is flexible, and the basis of our work together would be to work towards what you want to achieve in a joint effort together, towards your highest good.

Through our work together I feel you have the potential to grow, heal and work towards achieving your goals. Whatever it is that you bring, I am committed to supporting your growth and healing and I can offer a safe relationship for you to work towards whatever it is that brings you to therapy. Therapy provides a time and space for reflection, exploration, support and understanding that we may not readily have in our day to day lives.

I feel that each therapeutic piece of work is unique and some people may need, or benefit from longer term work. Others may only be interested in or benefit from a short course of therapy. What works for you is to be found experientially and it is important to discuss and explore this as and when we progress with our work together.

Areas of particular interest:

*Depression and low mood * Anger and Shame * Grief and loss *Food and nutritional issues *Inner child work *Past Trauma and PTSD *Spirituality *Drug and alcohol issues *Criminality *Existential crisis and a search for meaning and purpose *Work and education issues *Issues affecting Men *Abuse and neglect *Suicidal ideation *Relationship and family issues

Training, qualifications & experience

In terms of formal training and education: I have a Psychotherapy Diploma Level 7 in Transactional Analysis - from an integrative perspective from the Manchester Institute of Psychotherapy. I also have an undergraduate degree BA (Hons) in Philosophy from the University of Liverpool. I volunteered for 3+ years working in one of the largest charities in the UK that support people with mental health issues and who are in need of someone to talk to. I also have 1 year+ experience of working in a national charity that supports people with Alcohol and substance addiction. 

I hold memberships for BACP and UKCP and work in adherence with both organisation’s ethical frameworks. I am in regular clinical supervision and have professional protection and public liability insurance. I also have a clean DBS record and am on the enhanced DBS service also.

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Therapies offered


£45.00 - £50.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I offer 1hr therapy sessions. I charge a fee of £50 per session for 1 hr and £45 an hour for online/phone work. For couples work, I charge between £60-70 per 1 hr session. I also have a sliding scale for those with reduced income for a fee less than £45-50 which we can discuss in more detail where applicable. However, I have limited places for clients with reduced rates in my practice. I am also open to 90 minute and 2hr sessions where we mutually agree it would be of benefit. 

When I work

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Further information

I offer a free 20 minute phone call to discuss what things would look like moving forward. This time would allow me to get an idea of what brings you to where you are now, and to get an idea of what your aims may be in beginning therapy. Importantly as well, this may give you a sense of whether I am someone you would be interested in working with. Also, it provides you an opportunity to ask any questions you may have about me, how I work and any practicalities that you may want to discuss. 

I consider myself an open person and welcome you to ask anything that might not be clear at this stage. It may be that you may feel more comfortable booking an initial session to begin with rather than do a phone consultation, which is also fine. It is important for you to move forward however, you feel most comfortable.

Aigburth Counselling and Psychotherapy, Aigburth, Liverpool, Merseysde, L17 0BL

Liverpool Therapy Rooms, Suite 5, 34 Castle Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L2 0NR

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Calum Owen
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