Emma Tatnall

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Counsellor and psychotherapist, PG Dip, MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

York YO23 & Sudbury CO10
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you feeling anxious, lost or depressed? Are you finding interactions with other people difficult or confusing? Have you recently lost someone or something important to you? Do you wonder when you will feel like 'yourself' again?

​Perhaps I can help you.  I can provide you with a comfortable and friendly space to explore things you might not be able to talk about with others. I will listen compassionately to anything you wish to discuss, without judgement, and offer you the opportunity to challenge and explore the beliefs that might be making life difficult. We all have a past and when that past encroaches on the present it can prevent you from leading the life you would like, but it is always possible to change this.  We all need a bit of help sometimes and counselling can provide you with shelter from the storm, and a weekly opportunity to build up your resources ready to face life's challenges.  

​If you have any questions about how it all works, feel free to email me.  I know that making this decision can be hard but my aim is to make this process as easy as I can for you.

I see clients face-to-face in York, or via video call if not local.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified humanistic counsellor, with a post-graduate diploma from York St. John's (distinction). 

I have particular experience of working with trauma, depression, anxiety and panic attacks, bereavement, sexual abuse, suicidal feelings, neurodiversity and existential crises but will work with whatever you need to process. I work from a place of non-judgement and authenticity and you can expect honesty and integrity from me at all stages.

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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£50.00 per session

Additional information

My charge is £50 for an hour.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I may be able to negotiate other available times, so get in touch and I'll see what I can arrange.

Further information

I work from home in Copmanthorpe in York in a discreet and private space. I also offer the option of telephone or video calls if you are unable to travel to York. There is plenty of parking outside and wheelchair access to the house. I offer appointments on Saturdays, Sundays and during the week 

27 Tadcaster Road, Copmanthorpe, York, YO23 3UN

Belchamp Walter, Sudbury, Essex, CO10

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Emma Tatnall
Emma Tatnall