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Edward Rowan MBACP.

Newcastle-under-lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 1RP
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Newcastle-under-lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 1RP

About me

Thank you for considering me to help you.

My name is Edward Rowan and I am a mature, highly experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist who has helped hundreds of clients (aged 8 to 80) to resolve the emotional problems that life has presented to them.

Considering counselling for the first time is always a challenging step, because it is an acknowledgement that there is a problem, that we want to solve it – and that we need some caring, expert help to sort it out.

But the immediate dilemma is - which Counsellor/Therapist should I choose to help me with my unique, personal journey into emotional wellness.  It has to be someone I can trust completely, who is non-judgmental, down-to-earth, accepting of my shortcomings and who offers wisdom, calmness and belief in the fundamental good nature of most people.

I’ve been fortunate enough during the past 30 years to experience for myself, a lot of life-changing personal therapy from several excellent therapists – so I really do understand how important your choice of Counsellor can be.

My website will give you some insight into me, my work and my ethos. But there is no substitute for meeting face-to-face and so I offer you a complimentary 30 minute assessment session to see how we get on together.

There is no cost to you, no commitment and therefore nothing to lose – except your problems.

I work one-to-one with individual clients or jointly with couples and family groups - dealing with individual personal problems or relationship issues. I have clients from many parts of the UK and especially from North Midlands, Staffordshire, South Cheshire, Stoke on Trent, Newcastle under Lyme and Shropshire.

My extensive experience and specialist professional training includes resolving

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Addictions – Alcohol Gambling Narcotics Pornography Eating Spending
  • Low self-esteem
  • Sex and Sexuality issues
  • Trans-gender
  • Bereavement
  • Loss
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Self-harm
  • Eating Disorders
  • Relationships
  • Work-related Stress
  • Guilt
  • Phobias
  • Childhood abuse
  • Personality Disorder
  • Fear of the Future
  • Regret for the Past
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Member of the Accredited Register of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)
  • Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling - Staffordshire University
  • Certificate in Psychotherapeutic Counselling - Staffordshire University
  • Certificate in Clinical Supervision - Manchester Institute of Psychotherapy
  • Qualified Professional Trainer for delivery of Personality Disorder Awareness Training to Mental Health Professionals (NHS)
  • 50 plus Continuing Professional Development Workshops attended

In addition to my busy private counselling practice, I also conduct initial adult client assessments and ongoing therapy programmes for three divisions of a major national Mental Health Charity

I work with children and teens for a national young peoples mental health charity and am contracted to ITV to provide guest aftercare to participants in reality television shows.

Also I work for commercial clients in workplace counselling.

Member organisations

BACP

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

  • Couples counselling
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

Professional Fees

I work with individuals, couples and groups. Sessions for individuals last 50 minutes and for couples 60 minutes. Group sessions vary in length, dependent of the size and purpose of the group.

* Please note: 90 minute or 2 hour sessions for individuals or couples can be accommodated as necessary.

Your Complimentary Initial Consultation lasts for 30 minutes but can then be extended to a full therapeutic session, if you wish, at an additional cost appropriate to the numbers of clients involved.

There is no charge for the initial 30 minute consultation and no obligation to make a further appointment.

Call to book your complimentary 30 minute counselling consultation
or to ask me any questions you might have.

07817 960420

OVERVIEW OF PROFESSIONAL FEES

  • Initial 30 Minute Consultation      FREE
  • Students                                  £35
  • Children under 18                      £35
  • Supervision per hour                  £40
  • Individual adult face-to-face counselling      £50
  • Couples counselling face-to-face    £60
  • Group Therapy face-to-face         By Negotiation

PAYMENT METHODS

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Bank Transfer

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Further information

Troubled by alcohol? If alcohol is causing problems in your life or the life of a loved one, a bespoke/exclusive Personal Intervention by Edward Rowan in the privacy of your own home can give you hope and provide a lasting solution.

No one understands the loneliness and misery of the problem drinker – other than someone who has been there, experienced the isolation and suffering, tackled the problem and found a lasting, comfortable solution.

I understand and I can help!

An ex-problem drinker, I have been sober for more than 26 years and have assisted a large number of fellow sufferers to overcome their alcohol problems and rebuild their lives.

From my own recovery experiences and those of hundreds of other       ex-problem drinkers, I have developed Personal Interventions – a unique service for those who want to be free from the ravages of alcohol but who don’t want to be committed to the stigma and considerable expense of a long period in a clinic.

Personal Interventions are for men and women who want to get well as quickly as possible - while carrying-on as normal a life as possible.

And I know from my own, past battle with alcohol that it’s not just the drinker who suffers – family, friends, colleagues and employers can all pay the dreadful price of problem drinking.

There is a way out – and I can help you achieve it.

TO FIND OUT MORE IN COMPLETE CONFIDENCE

CALL 07817 960420 NOW

Queens Gardens Business Centre
31 Ironmarket
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 1RP

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

I make home visits to wheelchair users and the housebound. I also provide online counselling via Skype, Zoom and WhatsApp.

Availability

Appointments at my Counselling Rooms available 9.00am to 7.00pm weekdays. Counselling at the client's home or online via Skype, Zoom or WhatsApp by arrangement.

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

As a Qualified Counselling Supervisor I provide independent Clinical Supervision to counsellors, therapists, supervisors and mental health practitioners on a regular scheduled basis or for ad hoc specialist issues.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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