Carolyn Fitzpatrick

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MNCPS (Accred) Integrative Therapist and Clinical Supervisor
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Widnes, Cheshire, WA8
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Is anxiety, depression, or sadness affecting your daily life? 

Are you impacted by trauma and unsure how to cope? 

Has today been difficult?

Yesterday’s troubles won’t go away?

Does tomorrow feel like it will be much the same?

Seeking support is one the bravest things you can do and whatever your reasons for being here I am able to offer relaxed and non-judgemental support. We will explore positive ways forward which will enable you to live the life you deserve.  

Jointly we can explore the negative thoughts and behaviours that may be holding you back which could include depression, addictions, anxiety including generalised anxiety disorder, low self-esteem, bereavement, abuse, anger management, self-harm, low self-confidence and relationship issues, OCD, panic disorders, family issues, phobias, feeling sad, overly worrying and others. 

Together we can look to introduce positive coping skills to allow you to live the life you want. I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor, meaning I am able to introduce a variety of therapeutic solutions into our work including Person-Centred, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Personal Construct Theory, and Transactional Analysis. I am also experienced in delivering REWIND therapy for trauma survivors suffering the impacts of trauma and abuse. 

I have many years of experience in delivering mental health support in the community including wellness and mindfulness. I currently provide sessional therapeutic support on behalf of EAP's nationwide and counselling support to survivors of rape and abuse both historical and recent via a local support centre, alongside my established private practice. 

I offer short-term and open-ended therapy, and tailor my approach to each individual recognizing we all have different needs. Sessions are offered face-to-face or online for you should you be further afield from my location. A combination of access can also be arranged should you have work, childcare or caring responsibilities. Extended sessions are available with prior agreement should your concerns, issues or diagnosis suit this need. Rewind therapy is offered short-term ( three sessions) to work with trauma and phobia and is a non-disclosure treatment, please contact me for pricing and information on this treatment plan. Couples therapy available. 

Thank you for taking the time to read my profile, should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Membership: NCPS Accredited register membership
  • BSc Honours Degree in Counselling - 1st Class. Staffordshire University
  • Foundation Degree in Integrative Counselling - Distinction. Staffordshire University
  • Certificate: NCFE / Independent Sexual Violence Adviser 
  • Certificate: NCFE / Children and Young Persons Independent Sexual Violence Adviser 
  • Certified in delivery of REWIND therapy- Trauma & Phobia support
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Domestic Violence Impact on Children & Young People awareness 
  • Domestic Violence Awareness
  • Couples , sex and intimacy informed training 
  • Substance Misuse Awareness
  • DBS 
  • Advanced Certificate in Supervision
  • Continuous professional development  
  • Experienced in supporting clients with a Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) diagnosis and other Dissociative diorders. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

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.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Experience in supporting clients with a Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) diagnosis. 

REWIND therapy for the treatment of trauma and phobia-related responses.  

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Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured

Additional information

Online and telephone support sessions are available for those who may struggle to attend in person. 

£45 per 50 minute session.

£50 rewind technique for PTSD (minimum 2 sessions required).

£75 couples hour session 

£75 parent & child ( over 12 yrs old ) hour session 

Supervision Fees: 

Qualified/ Employees:  £60 per 1.5 hr session. 

Student concession:  £55 per 1.5 hr session. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Should you require non indicated session time feel free to contact me to discuss. Due to the nature of my work additional sessions may be available to suit. 

Further information

I understand the importance of finding the right therapist to work with and therefore I suggest a 15-minute free-of-charge telephone call to help you decide if you feel comfortable working collaboratively to improve your current circumstances and together, we can identify what you would like to gain from the work to ensure we incorporate positive changes.

Widnes, Cheshire, WA8

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Families
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Online platforms

Zoom
Microsoft Teams
Whatsapp

Supervision

In person
Online

I offer individual supervision for therapists in training as well as qualified therapists.

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Carolyn Fitzpatrick
Carolyn Fitzpatrick