Colin Agnew

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MSc. Ad. Dip. PC. MBACP
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Wakefield, WF1 2HW
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About me

I am a qualified counsellor, psychotherapist and hypnotherapist and member of the BACP and the General Hypnotherapy Register.

As human-beings we all face challenges. Sometimes difficulties can be worked through by ourselves or with the help of family and friends, at other times we may find ourselves stuck and unable to move forward to where we would like to be.

I can offer a safe and confidential space in which you can feel comfortable in exploring the difficulties that you may be facing and finding solutions.

My approach to counselling and psychotherapy is an integrated one, that is, I use a range of different models to create the best therapy to suit the individual. This is certainly not a one size fits all method of working.

I believe certain models of counselling and psychotherapy lend themselves to specific problems and issues; choosing the correct way of working will produce the best results.

The counselling relationship is paramount to successful therapy and given the right support and a safe environment, I believe people can become empowered to make the right decisions to move towards the goals that they wish for and resolve the areas of their lives which may have caused concern.

It is really important that prospective clients feel comfortable with the person they intend to work with. It is for this reason that I always offer a free half hour session in order that potential clients might get a feeling of whether or not I would be the right therapist for them.

I practice from very comfortable surroundings in the centre of Wakefield. There is plenty of parking spaces available close-by and is close to bus and rail links.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc in Transpersonal Psychology
  • Advanced Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
  • Diploma In Hypnotherapy (Distinction)
  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (Distinction)
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Cruse Bereavement Training.
  • Certificate in Issues Surrounding Sexual Abuse.
  • Certificate in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.
  • Certificate in Personality Disorders: Advanced Diagnosis, Treatment and Management.
  • Certificate in Male Psychology and Mental Health.
  • Certificate in Narcissistic Abuse, Emotional Abuse and Gaslighting.

I have worked in private practice and at various charities since 2012 counselling clients with moderate to severe difficulties. I hold a Masters degree in Transpersonal Psychology. My experience covers a wide range of some of the difficulties associated with living such as, anxiety, depression, relationship-issues, anger, stress, bereavement and loss, trauma, sexual abuse, self-esteem and confidence, addictions, drug and alcohol related issues, work related issues, and self-enquiry.

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I charge £50 per session. Sessions last 55 mins.

Couples Counselling per  60 minute session is £60

I offer telephone counselling as well as Zoom sessions.

Hypnotherapy sessions are £60.

Concessions can be arranged for unwaged people and students undergoing counselling diploma training.

When I work

I have found that it can be helpful to offer sessions outside of normal working hours, depending on availability, I can offer sessions from Monday to Saturday from 9 am - 9pm.

4 Bond Terrace, Wakefield, WF1 2HW

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

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Supervision

In person
Online

Currently, I can offer prospective supervisees weekday mornings, afternoons or evening supervision sessions depending on days and times.

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Colin Agnew
Colin Agnew