Colin MacGregor MBACP

Colin MacGregor MBACP

Prenton
Merseyside
CH43

Heswall
CH60

07923 425820 / 07923 425820

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Prenton
Merseyside
CH43

Heswall
CH60

07923 425820 / 07923 425820

About me

Even with those who are closest to you, it can be difficult to find the courage and words to express openly how you really feel. Finally admitting to someone else that you have real problems might seem overwhelming and fraught with risk of rejection. You may be feeling vulnerable, anxious, ashamed, hopeless, stressed, lonely, angry, frightened, frustrated, abused, betrayed, sad or confused. By visiting this website you've already reached out...

At my discreet consulting room in Oxton, Wirral, I will offer you a confidential space where your worries and feelings can be listened to and explored without judgment. Whilst I normally charge £40 per session, concessionary rates will be considered. Private parking is available.

As a person-centred counsellor, I believe that when offered a conducive therapeutic environment, clients can begin to think differently about the way they see themselves, the way they behave and ultimately the sense of meaning and fulfilment they find in their lives.

I am passionate about my counselling with all clients but have a special interest in men’s mental health and in working with people who feel their lives are constrained by narrow perceptions and expectations of gender or sexuality.

If you choose to work with me as your counsellor, I’ll sit with you in your turmoil, in your fears, in your hopes and in your dreams. I won’t tell you what to do. I won’t even claim to have the answers. But I will be by your side, as an equal not an expert, and respectfully challenge you where I think it might help.

I bring to my work with all clients a rich range of life experiences: I have milked cows, worked on a factory production line, managed property portfolios, been a company director and experienced redundancy.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Member of BACP (MBACP) and hold an MA in Clinical Counselling (Distinction) from the University of Chester.

I am committed to BACP's requirements for ongoing learning and reflection. I regularly attend training sessions and seminars to keep up-to-date with latest ways of working with clients’ complex needs.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

men's issues

boarding school 'syndrome'

mid-life transitions

counselling for trans, gender diverse and questioning people

Fees

My fees are £40 per 50 minute session. Concessionary rates will be considered.

Further information

I am a member of Gendered Intelligence’s (GI) network of counsellors who offer counselling services to trans, gender diverse and questioning people – and their partners and families. I share GI's vision "of a world where people are no longer constrained by narrow perceptions and expectations of gender, and where diverse gender expressions are visible and valued."

I am a LGBT ally.

My pronouns are he, him, his

Maps & Directions

Prenton, CH43
Heswall, CH60

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: No

Availability

Weekdays 8am to 6pm at Oxton. Limited availability on Saturdays

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme