Diane Woolrich Ma Counselling, Registered MBACP.
I am a down to earth, natural people person who is committed to helping you live a life that is true to you.
I have a wealth of experience, skills and knowledge to help you resolve what ever it is that is troubling you. Having worked many years for a mental health charity as a volunteer, helping people overcome a variety of emotional difficulties. I have a specialist interest in anxiety, stress management and resilience building.
It is normal for life to present some real tough challenges sometimes which can make life really difficult. And it is normal to feel overwhelmed, depressed, anxious or angry by those challenges.
When it gets too much, it can be daunting to ask for help and I will do my best to make it as easy as I can for you. I will support you to move forward in your life. To relieve the pain of your separation, your social anxiety, your bereavement or for you to move towards a better relationship with yourself.
As an integrative counsellor, I work creatively, drawing from other counselling approaches to suit your needs. I offer you a confidential, emotionally supportive, non-judgemental environment where you can explore your feelings. I do not give advice or tell you what to do. You know what hurts and together you can find the courage to listen to yourself to increase your self knowledge to be able to listen and trust your own intuition, to value yourself to make healthy choices to take your vision into action.
I am also a fully qualified Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist which enables me to help more people. This form of hypnotherapy can also help people to improve their health by breaking self-destructive habits, such as Smoking or addictive behaviours. It is useful in the treatment of General Anxiety, phobias, Social Anxiety, Pain Management and Insomnia. Furthermore the use of Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy has been recommended by NICE to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Training, qualifications & experience
Training and Qualifications.
- 2003. Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling (Manchester Victoria University).
- 2016. Degree of Master of Arts. Counselling Studies (Chester University).
- Modules studied: Counsellor as Theorist.
- Group Work.
- Counsellor in Today's World.
- Counselling Research Methods.
- Counselling Young People.
- Cognitive Behavioural Counselling.
- My Research Dissertation: The Effects of Poverty.
- 2016. Certificate of Proficiency (BACP)
- 2019. Level 3 Safeguarding Adults and Children
- 2019. Managing Conflict
- 2018. Basic Life Support.
- Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Certificate.
- 2018. Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy (UK College of Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis. London).
- 2018. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Addictive Behaviours.
- 2018. Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy for Insomnia.
- 2019 Diploma in Stress Management and Resilence Building.
I have previously been a volunteer for a mental health charity, whilst in training and as a qualified counsellor. I have experience of working with many issues which include sexual abuse, domestic violence, stress and anxiety, panic attacks, sexuality, spirituality and work related stress.
I am a fully insured Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and as such I abide by their Ethical Framework and bound by their complaints procedure.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Work-related stress
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Fees are £45.00 per therapy session which lasts for 1 hour.
Payment can be made by Cash, Cheque or Debit Card.
You are welcome, if you wish to make a free 20 minute telephone call to discuss the way I work to help you guide your decision to make an appointment.
Please email me or call and leave a message or text and I will return your call as soon as I can.
My counselling room is situated at Regents Park Nantwich. Car parking is available. However, unfortunately this room is not accessible for wheelchairs.
Appointments can be arranged flexibly weekdays between 8.30 am and 6 pm.
Evening appointments on Tuesday and Thursdays.
- Also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8 am to 8pm
Friday 8am to 3 pm
Types of client