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About me

I offer professional Person Centred Counselling tailored to meet your needs. Perhaps you're struggling with anxiety, stress or depression, or finding it hard to cope following a bereavement? Or perhaps you are experiencing health or relationship difficulties? Please don't struggle alone, I'll work with you to help you make sense of any difficulties, challenges, thoughts, feelings and emotions, whether past or present, so that you move your life forward.  I offer a range of other services which focus on improving health,  well-being and resilience, to view more please visit my website at lifeshift.org.uk  It can feel daunting trying to find the right counsellor, so I offer a free 15 minute consultation so we can explore together whether my approach of counselling is for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MA in Clinical Counselling (University of Chester);
  • Mindfulness Teaching Cert. (Mindfulness Now)
  • Diploma Level 5 in Therapeutic Counselling & Communication (University of West of Scotland & Institute of Counselling)

I have a wealth of experience drawn from working within the NHS, Private and Charity Sectors.  I draw from different approaches to counselling and have a passion for helping people improve their overall well-being so clients can build inner strength, confidence and resilience.

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

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

Additional information

Fees: £35 to £45 (hourly).  Video-link (zoom), telephone or in-person counselling.

Contacting a therapist can feel daunting so I offer a free 15 minute telephone call to talk through whether this type of counselling is for you.

Availability

Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Wallasey
Merseyside
CH44

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
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Ellen Cullen MA (MBACP)

Ellen Cullen MA (MBACP)