About me

I offer sessions via Zoom, Telephone and also Face to Face.  Please contact me for further details.

I am an Accredited and experienced, Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Supervisor, registered with BACP and ITAA, I am also Enhanced DBS checked.

Located in Wilmslow and Alderley Edge,  my practice is accessible to clients from both the SK9 and WA16 areas, such as Knutsford,  Mobberley, Great Warford, Chelford,  Marthall,  Macclesfield and Cheshire.

I have over 15 years experience working with, Adults, Couples, Adolescents, Children, Parents and Families, on a wide spectrum of issues.

Individual Counselling:-

Supporting individuals with, bereavement, grief and loss.  Anxiety, stress, worry and Depression. Relationships, separation and conflict. Affairs and betrayals. Fear of uncertainty and the impact of Covid-19. Feelings of sadness, post-natal depression, panic disorder. Anger management and work related difficulties, major life changes. Support with decision making. Exam stress, bullying, OCD, weight issues, low self-esteem and cancer diagnosis.

Couples Counselling:- Having  worked with couples for over twelve years, I have significant experience and training in this area. I offer an approach that has successfully supported couples dealing with the impact of affairs and betrayals, and with couples who want to change areas in the relationship where conflict repeatedly occurs and where couples want to find more effective ways of communicating and relating. I also work with couples who have taken the decision to separate and are in the process of divorce. If you have any questions you would like to ask about couples counselling, feel free to contact me.

Children, Adolescents and Families:- Having worked within the education sector for many years, alongside multi-agency teams to support children, adolescents and families, and, with my qualifications and experience in Counselling Young People and Families, I can provide sessions in the following areas:- Anxiety, Stress and Depression. Exam Stress. Bullying, Anger management, Bereavement, Loss and Family Separation, Low Self-Esteem. Please contact me for more details.

I provide sessions to adolescents and students going through exam stress, using a combination of Coaching, NLP and Counselling techniques, helping students and adolescents manage their anxiety successfully. I also work with parents and families who want support in developing their parenting skills and knowledge.

Supervision, Coaching and Mentoring:- I offer therapy to BACP trainees and those doing their Transactional Analysis training, providing Supervision to both trainee and qualified Counsellors and TA trainees and enjoy supporting Supervisees with their client work and professional development. I also offer Supervision, Coaching and Mentoring, to Professionals, who, either own their own business and want additional support and also individuals who work within organisations.

I am also a Life Coach and Hypnotherapist and can offer this to clients who wish to enhance their professional development or to incorporate this into their therapy.

Key Workers:- Also offering sessions to NHS staff, Carers and Key Workers wanting support during this difficult time.

Support Groups:- I run several support groups. A self development group for individuals who wish to work on self esteem, and feel that a small peer group environment would be of benefit to them. Support and motivation is provided through a combination of Coaching, NLP, and Therapy. I run a men only group and another for women, these groups meet once a fortnight.

My training is in Transactional Analysis, Psychotherapy, Counselling, CBT, Act Therapy, Coaching and Hypnotherapy.

I offer a warm, professional and respectful approach to the process of therapy and am passionate in my aim to provide a quality service to all clients. Working alongside, to support them in effectively resolving the issues they bring.

I run my own company, ImpactNorthWest, which provides training  services for Schools, Organisations and Businesses. I also work in schools, providing Counselling and Behavioural  support  for children and adolescents.

I can provide both long and short term therapy.  I also do therapy by phone and Zoom for clients who live out of the area.

I can provide Face to face sessions both inside and also in the local environment- walking and talking therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

MBACP (Accred)
B Ed (Hons)
Extensive training in Transactional Analysis
CBT and Brief Solution Focused Therapy.
Adv Cert Counselling
Adv Cert Counseling Young People
Training in Relation Transactional Analysis and in Body Psychotherapy.
Adv Cert Couples Therapy
Adv Cert Stress Management.
Dip Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy
Adv Cert Life Coaching
MP Hypnotherapy

Certificate in Supervision (MIP)

Advanced Certificate in Family Systems Therapy (MIP)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


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.


Additional information

My fees start at £45.00.

I can also offer therapy over the phone for long distance clients and clients who have difficulty with accessibility.

I am currently offering online therapeutic sessions either by phone or using Zoom as a phone or video platform. Zoom is free to use and download.


Monday to Thursday, daytime and evening.

Further information

I am currently offering both online and Face to face Counselling and Psychotherapy sessions.  Face to face sessions can be either inside or outside. Please ask for details.

Also registered with Hypnotherapy Directory.

Alderley Edge

7, Hawthorn Ln,

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am a qualified Supervisor and work with both trainee and qualified therapists.

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Emma Appleby

Emma Appleby