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About me

From the comfort of your own home.  You can access the same level of support from me via Zoom.

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 Therapy.
  • My Research Dissertation: The Effects of Poverty.
  • 2016. Certificate of Proficiency (BACP)
  • 2020. Level 3 Safeguarding Adults and Children
  • 2020. Managing Conflict
  • 2020. 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.

Professional Membership

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.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

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Additional information

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.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8 am to 8pm

Friday 8am to 3 pm

Further information

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.

Suite 10
Regents Park
129 London Road

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults


Diane Woolrich Ma Counselling, Registered MBACP.

Diane Woolrich Ma Counselling, Registered MBACP.