Catherine Burbridge MSc Registered MBACP
I am philosophically connected to the Person Centred way of Therapy. I will work with you in a warm, caring and deeply empathic way. Focusing on you as an individual whose therapy should be as unique as your journey through life.
I will not judge, diagnose or offer you advice. Instead I will help you work towards finding your own answers and self healing. You are your own best expert and given the right conditions and time, you can become more resourceful and content with being you.
There are many reasons why a person may seek counselling. Perhaps you've been aware for some time of not feeling "right". Your life may feel out of control, influenced by external events, situations or relationships which cause you pain, anxiety or depression.
Time and space for yourself may be impossible to find, leaving a sense of sadness or powerlessness. A specific event, accident or bereavement may have left you reeling in shock, traumatised or feeling powerful grief. You may be aware of problem behaviours and feelings which you would like to change but don't know what to do about it. Contemplating, taking action, recovering are all issues you may need some help with.
Although this list is by no means complete, I frequently work with issues such as anxiety, abuse, addiction, bullying, bereavement, change, depression, domestic violence, fear, gambling, identity, isolation, mental health, postnatal depression, post detox/rehabilitation, relationship issues, sexual abuse, sexuality, self worth, self esteem, suicide, suicidal thoughts, stress, trauma, violence, work related issues. I also specialise in working with people experiencing problems with alcohol or other substance misuse
I offer individual counselling for adults and young adults. I am an independent self employed counsellor working in private practice under the name of My Therapy Partnership. My rooms are at The Hope Street Centre in Sandbach and at The Affinity Centre in Wilmslow on Water Lane. I receive enquiries from a wide area including Greater Manchester, Merseyside and South Cheshire. Please contact me by phone, text or email if you wish to know more about what I can offer. You can also visit my website at www.mytherapypartnership.co.uk or contact me via my Facebook page My Therapy Partnership @mtp.counselling
I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) and I am bound by their ethical policy and procedures. My name appears on the Accredited Voluntary Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I am also a fully insured practitioner.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold the following qualifications;
MSc Counselling and Psychotherapy
Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, professional training (BACP Accredited course)
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Certificate in Counselling Concepts
I have 8 years experience working within the voluntary sector, providing listening and emotional support to Women and their families who were experiencing post natal illness and depression. I also work as a private counsellor for several charities, private healthcare organisations and EAP’s
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Attachment disorder
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have a special interest in Post Natal Depression and Perinatal Illness, including supporting parents contemplating pregnancy after this illness.
I offer counselling for alcohol addiction, alcohol misuse and problematic recreational drug use. I also offer support for people considering entering treatment for alcohol problems and those in recovery and maintenance stages of addiction
My fees are: Individuals £55 (1hour)
Please contact me to discuss your requirements.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Please note I am currently taking a leave of absence from work due to a family illness.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|