Emily Nicholls

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MBACP, MSc (Distinction), PGDip, PGCert, BSc (First)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Emily a qualified psychotherapist and counsellor passionate about supporting others with compassion and warmth. I currently have availability for online talking therapy (camera optional). I am also able to offer support within organisational and educational settings (16+).

I have had experience of being a client as well as a therapist and from this experience began wanting to help others with their mental health and wellbeing. I  support clients by offering them a non-judgement space and genuine connection. I like to make my clients feel they have someone in their corner and that therapy can be talking through the difficult and emotional stuff but also having a mutual laugh and relaxed chat where appropriate. I enjoy helping people to feel heard, validated and listened to. Allowing them to meet goals, be their amazing true selves and learn more about themselves.

I am open to supporting clients with pretty much any goal, difficulty or issue (no problem is too small all are valid here). Some past things I have supported clients with include self-esteem, Neurodiveristy, loss, depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties and trauma. My main experience and specialism is working with young peopled aged 16-30 but have also worked and enjoyed work with clients older than this.

I am an integrative therapist meaning I like to use a variety of methods and tools as opposed to just one. This means the therapy can be more tailored to you as a unique individual.

If you feel we might be the right fit I look forward to hearing from you!♥️


  • Regular availability Monday and Fridays (early-late)
  • Most weekends Saturday and Sunday
  • No Tuesday-Thursday at present

Training, qualifications & experience

Academic Achievements

  • BSc Psychology and Counselling from Staffordshire University (First)
  • PGCert, PGDip and MSc in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of Derby (Distinction)
  • Specialise in Person Centred Theory, Attachment Theory and CBT

Other Experiences

  • Volunteer for Herefordshire Mind
  • Level One Safeguarding
  • Dissertation exploring therapeutic support experiences within the transgender and gender diverse community
  • Worked therapeutically with young people (16-20) for three years and have extensive experience of supporting this age group.

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

Areas of counselling I deal with

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£50.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Concession price available (£40). Based on individual circumstances. Please email to enquire. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Regular availability Mondays Fridays and occasional weekends

If you wish to book a weekend please email. Work most Saturdays and Sundays

Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2

Type of session


Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Open to neurodiversity or disability adjustments. Please feel able to email if you wish to enquire about this more. I am passionate about making therapy accessible. LGBTQIA+ and open to learning about different cultures if not aware.

Online platforms

Google Meet


Emily Nicholls
Emily Nicholls