Dr Colin Clerkin

Dr Colin Clerkin

Clerkin Psychology Services Ltd
Red Hill House
Hope Street

01244 677010

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About me

Clerkin Psychology Services Ltd is an independent private clinical psychology/psychotherapy practice, located in private consulting rooms in Chester, on the border with Wales and the Wirral, in the North West of England, and run by Dr Colin Clerkin, a HCPC-registered clinical psychologist and EMDR Practitioner with over 25 years experience of offering therapy and helping people to tackle their psychological, emotional and behavioural problems.

Colin offers psychological assessment and therapy, using EMDR and CBT techniques, for children and adults for mental health or emotional problems including social anxiety, health anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), work stress, phobias, depression, and behavioural problems and worries in children.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have 25 years experience of working as a psychologist (NHS, 13 years; private practice, 12 years) with a variety of clients, including adults, older adults, young people and families. I offer psychological assessment and treatment using both EMDR and CBT as my primary therapeutic approaches.

My qualifications include a BA in Psychology and a Doctorate (D Clin Psych) in Clinical Psychology. I am a Europe Accredited EMDR Practitioner.

My professional memberships include:

The British Psychological Society (BPS).
The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
EMDR Association UK & Ireland.
The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (BABCP) (Associate member)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Other areas of counselling I deal with

I offer 1:1 coaching as well online support to therapists and counsellors developing their independent practice for talking professionals via my website www.yourpracticecoach.co.uk


Clients are invited to contact me for a free 15 minute telephone conversation to assess whether psychotherapy with me is what they need right now. You can access my calendar to book a time to suit you for this call by following this link: https://www.timetrade.com/book/3X271 - or you can telephone 01244 677010 - if I am not free when you call, please leave a number I can call you back on.

Individual sessions cost £95 per hour. Payment can be made by cash or Credit/Debit cards.

Maps & Directions

Chester, CH4 8BU

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Not offered


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


My hours of work are Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday; 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme