Cath Henshall

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MBACP, ACC Accred - Counsellor & EMDR Therapist
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 1BA
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello and welcome. I'm Cath Henshall and I'm an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) therapist and a Christian trained in the person-centred approach with cognitive behavioural skills - working with adults and couples.

I am an accepting, knowledgeable and professional counsellor experienced in all these areas including, depression, anxiety, abuse, bereavement/loss/grief, historical sexual abuse, fear, relationship issues, self-esteem, stress and trauma.

What happens when you get in touch?

The first time we meet is generally known as an Initial Meeting (for obvious reasons) and it's an opportunity for me to explain what counselling is; I rather like "an intentionally helpful conversation" but, of course, I will go into far more detail so you will have as much information as possible to help you make an informed decision. I will explain what I can safely offer in terms of confidentiality, and it's a time for you to decide whether you can work with me, whether counselling is the right decision and course of action for you to take at this time.

I currently charge £60 per session, £80 per session for couple counselling. Counselling can be in person at The Brightstone Clinic in Sandbach, by Zoom or by telephone.

I hope you find a way through your difficulties and if you choose to contact me I look forward to meeting and supporting you.

Best wishes,

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Three years at the University of Chester gaining a Graduate Diploma in Counselling
  • Certificate of Attendance Postgraduate Module: Cognitive - Behavioural Counselling
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing training to level 3
  • Experience in a GP Practice, delivering counselling within the bounds of the medical model
  • Experience in a local hospice, delivering bereavement and loss counselling to relatives of cancer patients
  • Experience counselling members of the Anglican Church
  • Experience working with adults sexually abused as children
  • Experience working with children, young people, adolescents and young adults from the ages of 7 - 25
  • Experience of working with trauma
  • Experience working with older adults

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Association for Christian Counsellors (ACC)

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Accredited register membership

Association for Christian Counsellors
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From £60.00

Additional information

£60 per session for individuals
£80 per session for couples

18+ only

When I work

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My first session begins at 9:00 am and my last session begins at 7:30 pm.  Sessions last an hour.

Further information

Car parking and disabled access at premises.

The Brightstone Clinic, Hope Street, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 1BA

Type of session


Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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