Cheryl Oldland

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FDA:MBACP- Psychotherapist/Counsellor
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you lacking in self confidence? Feeling vulnerable, lost or broken?  Struggling with coming to terms with your own illness or the loss a loved one through illness, suicide or other circumstances? Maybe you are experiencing stress, anxiety or depression? Or simply a sense of unease, a feeling that you can’t put your finger on; an awareness that there are issues affecting your life and the people in it.

I am here to help.

Life isn’t easy and asking for help outside family and friends can be daunting for so many of us. Those feelings of vulnerability and being unable to make sense of life and the situations we face can make the world seem like a very lonely place. It can be helpful to share and talk about your concerns, to be seen and know that your being listened to without judgement. Whatever your reason, be it lack of clarity, a loss of confidence or a sense that you are at a crossroads in life, by reading this you have taken those first brave steps towards change.

The warm welcoming environment I have created allows me to offer a calm, private and confidential safe space for you to feel at ease. Relaxed enough to explore your innermost thoughts and feelings, almost like home from home. During our time together my aim is to encourage feelings of safety, in a place where you feel truly able to kick off your shoes and share your concerns with non-judgemental ears. My aim is to promote your personal growth and inner happiness by challenging, yet supporting the thoughts and behaviours which are causing difficulties in your life, leading to personal growth, a sense of self-acceptance and emotional well-being.

Are you ready to take that first step?

You may feel nervous about taking this step. During our first session, we will get to know one another, develop a clear sense of our expectations in undertaking counselling, share your story and work together to develop achievable goals throughout our shared journey.

In developing a good connection with you, we will work together to develop a trusting therapeutic relationship. Through this trust, you will begin to unearth and discover the tools that will enable you to grow as a person.

Let me be your scaffolding. I will be here to support you every step of the way. Together we will challenge your thoughts, feelings and emotions and through this and time, you will gain clarity, not just a deeper perspective of your own life, but that of those around you too.

‘The nearer a person comes to a calm mind, the closer they are to strength

Accept what is, let go of what was and have faith in what will be.

Training, qualifications & experience

Membership 

  • British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy - Registered Member
  • STOPSO Tackling Sexual Abuse

Training   

  • Foundation degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Diploma - Level 2 & 3  Person-Centred Counselling
  • Diploma - Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • StopSo Professional Certificate in Therapeutic Practice with Sex Offenders

Experience 

  • Trinity Hospice- working with Bereavement, Loss and End of Life
  • YMCA - Working with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Bereavement and Loss
  • Serenity Self care & Wellbeing - NHS

Trauma-Informed Therapist:

  • Working with Complex Trauma (First Stage of Trauma Recovery)
  • Working with Complex Trauma (Second Stage of Trauma Recovery)
  • Working with Nightmares and Dreams
  • Trained in: Relational Depth
  • Trained in: Working with Relationships, Anxiety and depression
  • Trained in: Understanding Gender Variation and the Issues Trans People face
  • Trained in: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapy 

Member organisations

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

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

Anxiety, Depression, Bereavement, Loss and End of Life.

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Pay by: Bank transfer, Cash

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Will always try to accommodate wherever possible 

Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Parking available

Online platforms

Google Meet
Whatsapp
Zoom
Cheryl Oldland
Cheryl Oldland