Emma Mannion

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Manchester, Greater Manchester, M41 5BF
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, my name is Emma and welcome to my profile.  Life can bring many challenges, which can often leave us feeling stuck, overwhelmed, depressed or anxious.  People seek counselling for a variety of reasons, such as following a bereavement or major life change, to help them cope with the stresses of everyday life or perhaps wishing to understand themselves better.  You may be feeling sad, angry, having panic attacks or have low self-esteem.  It can be difficult to talk to loved ones or friends when we are feeling overwhelmed.  Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer you my support.

How counselling can help

Person-Centred counselling is a talking therapy that gives you the space to unravel what is going on for you in a secure and non-judgemental environment.  I passionately believe in the benefits of talking therapy and the improvements it can bring to people's lives, relationships and to their well-being.  Exploring our experiences and feelings more fully can lead to greater self-awareness and insight, which in turn can help us to feel and to cope better, and to be more in control of our lives and the path we are taking.

As well as being warm and friendly, personal qualities I bring are care, compassion, empathy and a non-judgemental ear.  I aim to ensure that you feel accepted, supported and listened to.  We are all unique, and as such, no issue feels the same to everyone.  I view and treat each client as an individual, tailoring therapy to your needs and empowering you to move forward in ways that matter to you.

What to expect

In our sessions I will be led by you and go at your pace.  I work predominately as a Person-Centred counsellor but may bring in other elements such as mindfulness or techniques to help cope better with anxiety or stress, if this feels helpful and relevant for you.

I understand that it can be hard to take the first step, but if you feel ready, I offer a free 20-minute initial consultation by phone, where you can see if you would like us to work together.  I can answer any questions you may have, and we can talk through your needs, hopes and what to expect.  Finding the right therapist is really important and there is no obligation to commit to sessions.  Please feel free to contact me, I am ready to help and looking forward to meeting you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified and insured Counsellor and Psychotherapist, holding a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of Salford.  As a registered member of the BACP, the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, I adhere to their code of ethics regarding client confidentiality and safe and ethical working.

What I can help with

I work with adults aged 18+ and older adults, and can help with a wide range of issues, including anxiety, panic, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, anger management, relationship difficulties and family issues, stress, low self-esteem, bereavement and loss, depression and perimenopause/menopause.  I can offer short term support or can work with you longer term.  Frequency of sessions is flexible and can be weekly, fortnightly or even monthly or ad hoc if this is something that would be helpful for you.

Specialism in bereavement and loss counselling

As an experienced volunteer counsellor for the Macmillan Wellbeing Centre based at Trafford General, I developed specialisms in supporting those dealing with bereavement and loss, as well as working alongside clients who have received a cancer diagnosis, those living with a serious or chronic illness, or those caring for loved ones.  I am passionate about supporting those who are grieving.  Losing a loved one can impact us in many ways, perhaps affecting our physical health, quality of sleep and our sense of who we are without that person.  I will be with you and support you as we work through these things together.

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


£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Fees are payable 24 hours in advance by bank transfer please.

When I work

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Further information

I offer in-person sessions based at a clinic in the centre of Urmston, Manchester M41.  The counselling room is on the ground floor.  There is some on-site parking or parking on the surrounding roads/in nearby carparks.  The centre is easily accessible by bus and rail and is located about a five-minute walk from Urmston train station.

Nicki Haves Physiotherapy Clinic, 99 Flixton Road, Urmston, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M41 5BF

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)


Emma Mannion
Emma Mannion