F 'Freddie' Jean Allason BA (Hons) MBACP - adults and couples

F 'Freddie' Jean Allason BA (Hons) MBACP - adults and couples



07749 739 521

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About me

Sometimes we struggle with our feelings and thoughts, and coping can be difficult; talking through these feelings and thoughts can help to make sense of them.  My approach is friendly and informal, and I'd like to offer you a safe and compassionate environment which will help you explore issues without fear of judgment.  Finding someone with whom you feel comfortable and relaxed is important, often just as important as the way that person works.

I am a person centred counsellor, which means we work together exploring issues at your pace, and developing strategies that fit for you, to help you improve your life. I have a great deal of experience working with people with low self esteem, low confidence and who are having difficulties with their relationships.

I offer counselling to adults (18+) and couples. I have been a counsellor since 2011 and offer counselling from welcoming and comforting counselling rooms in Carlisle. I volunteer as a counsellor for a bereavement charity.  I offer counselling for EAP.

Counselling can help you explore issues which can result in greater understanding of what you would like to achieve or change.   Creative therapy can also help to understand feelings; there is no requirement to be able to draw as this can done in any way you like, for example; colour, shapes, stones, photography, writing - and any other way that you would like.

I have worked as a counsellor for the NHS, Carers' charity and self-harm charity. Prior to becoming a counsellor I worked within the Education Sector.


I can offer day time appointments and evening sessions: short term - up to ten sessions; and long term sessions.  Each session is an hour.  Together we will review the sessions often so that I can be sure I am offering you the support you want and need, and also look at how the sessions work best for you in terms of frequency.

I can help you cope with issues including:

  • relationships
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • caring for family members
  • bullying
  • bereavement
  • self harm
  • eating disorders
  • bullying
  • work related issues

together we can work towards:

  • an increase in self-awareness of behaviours and self-destruction
  • a reduction in anxiety
  • better relationships
  • increased confidence
  • higher self-esteem
  • taking personal responsibility and control of your life
  • a sense of well-being

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons) 2:1 Person Centred Counselling
  • Couples Counselling - Advanced Post Diploma Certificate
  • Self Compassion
  • Creative Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Self-harm and suicide prevention
  • National Centre for Eating Disorders: Master Practitioner in Eating Disorders and Obesity
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Certificate
  • Cruse Bereavement training
  • A Level Art and Design through the medium of photography
  • Chartered Management Institute: Level 6 certificate (degree level) in Management and Leadership
  • Higher National Diploma: Business and Finance - Distinction

My work related qualifications can help with issues such as work-related stress, bullying, preparing for interviews, financial difficulties

I welcome enquiries from EAP (Employee Assistance Programme).

I am a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and I abide by their code of ethics.  I have supervision for my work and attend regular training to improve my practice.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


Fees per hourly session:

                £40:     individuals and couples

       If you would like to contact me, you can phone or text: 07749 739 521                                    my website is www.freddieallasoncounselling.co.uk

Maps & Directions

Carlisle, CA1
Carlisle, CA3

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes


I can offer daytime appointments and evening appointments

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme