Christiane Espinelli

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Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 5JP
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About me

Welcome to my page! I am Chris, a professional counsellor dedicated to supporting women on their unique journeys. I offer a safe space for you to explore complex issues, share diverse perspectives, and reach solutions effectively.

As a therapist, I prioritize empathy and non-judgment to foster open communication and collaboration. 

My approach is culturally and religiously sensitive, helping you explore and process emotional challenges, troubling thoughts and past traumas, fostering stronger connections within yourself and others. 

I work with themes like anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationships, family dynamics, toxic relationships, abuse and recover from abuse, grief and loss. 

My approach

I am a MBACP registered Counsellor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I trained as a person-centred counsellor. This approach allows me to focus on your own lived experience. I understand that every women is unique and faces her own set of challenges. I offer a cultural and religious sensitive approach to help you explore and process emotional challenges, troubling thoughts and past traumas that may be keeping you from living a fulfilling life. This will help you connect with yourself and others.    

I am also trained in Solution Focused Therapy. I am committed to provide personalised support to help you achieve your personal goals and start your process of healing.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained as a Person Centred Counsellor. Level 4.

Islamic Counselling and Psychology Level 1 

Solution Focus Therapy Level 2

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have a very sensitive approach for spirituality and religions, specially Islam. 


£45.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer concessions for students. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

I speak Portuguese fluently.

80 Hightown Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 5JP

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)

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