Carol A Carr

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Reg.MBACP Dip: Therapeutic Counselling Dip: CBT
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Manchester M28 & Ashton-under-Lyne OL6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am committed to offering you a safe space to share whatever is bothering you, no matter how big or small. I work in a completely non judgmental way and am grounded in the belief that everyone is capable of making positive changes in their lives and that everyone deserves to be valued , cared for and respected and with the right support and help I strongly believe Counselling can be life changing.

Everyone has their own story and I am here to listen to yours. I have experience working with a wide range of people, from all walks of life and I offer counselling that is tailored to suit your individual needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified and experienced counsellor and CBT Therapist based in Worsley, Manchester and also have a counselling room in Ashton Under Lyne. I am a member of the BACP Professional Register. I offer Counselling with a Humanistic Approach and can integrate CBT(Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) and over interventions in the sessions if I think it will be beneficial to you.  I also have a keen interest in Mindfulness, and General Wellbeing(Healthy Eating, Exercise and Yoga) 

I also have a diploma in :Mindfulness :Inner Child Healing :Couples and Family Therapy

More Than Words (Healing Trauma)

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

My fee is £50.00 and sessions are between 50 minutes and 1 hour.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work flexible hours to fit in with your lifestyle.

Further information

Having received counselling myself over 20 years ago, it was life changing for me, I had many issues and found myself going from one bad relationship to the next and I was diagnosed with depression, I had hit rock bottom and that is when my own journey to recovery began. I am so thankful that I went to counselling ! Thereafter I had a passion for helping others and got involved in doing charity work as a mentor for Bolton Lads and Girls Club and also donating my time to help troubled families, working for the charity Home-Start UK. Tragically, I then lost my beloved daughter in an accident and my life once more hit rock bottom, it was one of the worse times of my life and I was diagnosed with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) so back to counselling I went and I also found much healing, not only through my counselling but also through having Reiki and practising Mindfulness. I knew the day after I had lost my daughter that I was going to train to become a counsellor, I want to help others and I can empathise and understand that life is not always easy.

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M28

Seraphina Center, 117 Stamford Street Central, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL6 6XJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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