Elizabeth (Liz) De Rooy

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BSc(Hons) Counselling And Psychotherapy MBACP
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Beeston, Nottinghamshire, NG9
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me


Hello, Life can be tough and overwhelming at times, cant it? In these particularly difficult times  do you need someone you can  talk to who can help you gain a better understanding of your thoughts, anxieties and feelings and the challenging issues in your life without fear of being judged?

Choosing the right counsellor for you is very important so I offer a free initial 15-minute phone consultation,   without obligation, so we can discuss what you are needing from counselling and how I can best support you. This will help us decide if we can work together in the future. Call, text or email me and we can arrange an appointment .

How can counselling help ?

People come for counselling for many reasons.  Anxiety and stress, relationship issues, depression, loneliness, loss and life changes affecting our sense of identity, are just some examples. Also trauma in the past or uncertainty about the future can make us feel stuck affecting daily life. Being able to talk to someone who will really listen  to you with compassion, in a safe, confidential space can really help.

What I Can Offer You

I believe you are unique and the expert on your own life. With a friendly and warm  approach I am there to use my training and experience to support you.

At 'Your Safe Space Counselling' I can provide you with non-judgemental support , within a confidential space where you can explore feelings and thoughts which may be troubling you.

Every aspect of you is important, body, mind, emotions and spirit.

All your thoughts and feelings are welcome without shame within our therapeutic relationship.  At your own pace, together we can gradually explore your difficulties, needs and relationships helping you discover new insights and understanding for yourself. This can help you live more fully in the present with hope for the future.

I am a fully qualified Counsellor/ Psychotherapist B.Sc (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy and a registered member of the B.A.C.P. (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.) I work within the ethical and professional guidelines outlined by the B.A.C.P. ethical framework for good practice: www.BACP.co.uk

I have many years of experience in different roles within the N.H.S (mental health) and the private sector working with and supporting people at all stages in life.

My Therapeutic model

As a Humanistic Integrative therapist, I take a holistic approach to counselling using a variety of theories and counselling models which are beneficial to the individual and their unique concerns.

My main models are Relational9 Integrative, Gestalt, and Body Therapy. (More information about these therapies can be found on the BACP website.)

I offer various creative mediums which you may find helpful when words are difficult to find. I am also experienced in teaching relaxation techniques.


It is well known that animals can  have a calming and soothing effect which helps with anxiety  and stress.  On request my Cavachon dog Tommy can be part of our  therapeutic work together. This can be discussed and contracted for during our initial assessment. ( Limited availability via video link)

Who do I work with?

I work with people of all age groups ranging from 16 to senior adults

I offer both short term counselling and longer term  psychotherapy with open ended contracts for deeper work

  I specialise in working with post-traumatic stress caused by complex  or cumulative  trauma

Anxiety and  chronic stress.

Abuse, sexual, domestic and spiritual.

Loss - through bereavement, disability, divorce, or life changes, which can lead to loss of identity and purpose.

I also have experience working with the challenges that living with long term mental and physical illness and disability bring.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc. (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute (Staffordshire University)
  • Registered therapist with PODS (Positive Outcomes for Dissociative Survivors)
  • Qualified Occupational Therapist (Dip)
  • ISAS (Incest and Sexual Abuse Survivors) training and experience
  • SAIL (Sexual Abuse and Incest Line) training and experience
  • Nottinghamshire ‘Mind’ Mental Health Charity
  • Bilborough Sixth Form College (16 to 18-year-olds)
  • ‘Support into Work Derby’  Groups for client, with long-term disability and mental health problems.
  • Pastoral care roles in various Christian churches

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£45.00 - £50.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

(Free initial 20 minute informal phone call welcomed if required)

Daytime £45 per session (50 minutes)

Saturday and evening appointments £50.

*Some reduced fee concessionary appointments for students and unwaged.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Weekday,  and some evening appointments available.

Further information

There is easy access to my premises in  Beeston Rylands  not far from the Heritage Centre. There is ample parking and  a good bus services from  Nottingham, Beeston  Long Eaton and Stapleford area. There is also plenty of parking if you come by car. 

Your Safe Space Counselling Service is accessed via the side gate along the path to the door at the back of the house where there is a sign. Please ring the bell and I will come down to welcome you in. (You may also be greeted by a small dog (Tommy), who is very friendly.)For Face to Face appointments clients are required to have had both vaccinations . 

If you have a positive result or have any Covid19 Symptoms or do not feel happy with these requirements an alternative video link appointment is possible. 

If you have any questions or need further information please don’t hesitate to contact me .

Beeston, Nottinghamshire, NG9

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

My therapy room in Beeston is upstairs but if you have mobility problems I am happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

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Elizabeth (Liz) De Rooy
Elizabeth (Liz) De Rooy