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About me

I am a qualified counsellor/clinical supervisor and am a voluntary accredited registered member of BACP trained in person centred, CBT and psychodynamic therapies. Also group work including family and concerned others support groups, drugs and alcohol awareness and recovery, family and couples therapy.

I have over 14 years specialised experience in addiction/dependency, anxiety and trauma. I also work with physical / psychological / sexual abuse, bereavement and loss, work related stress and relationship issues. I offer face to face and virtual counselling sessions to explore the reasons behind the issues causing distress, how they affect your body, state of mind and personality.

I provide counselling and supervision from my central Knutsford location

The Carmichael Clinic
King Edward House
16a Princess Street
WA16 6BU

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 4 diploma in counselling
Training in bereavement and loss; extensive drugs and alcohol awareness training; personality disorders and complex case management; working with young people trauma and loss; CBT approaches in substance misuse; motivational interviewing, effective group work; psychological violence, family and couples therapy.

Certificate in clinical supervision.

Member organisations


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

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis


My fees are:
£55 per hour individual counselling.
£65 per hour couples/family/group counselling.

£60 per hour for supervision

Further information

I am Covid 19 compliant and can now offer face to face counselling again following ethical and government guidelines. I also work virtually with a number of platforms including Zoom, MSTeams, Skype, FaceTime, Whats App and telephone.


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


I am available Monday to Friday 9am until 7pm. I work face to face as well as virtual sessions.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Erika Boyd Dip Counsellor MBACP

Erika Boyd Dip Counsellor MBACP