Gillian Gill B.A. (Hons), PGDip. Counselling and Psychotherapy, Registered MBACP

Gillian Gill B.A. (Hons), PGDip. Counselling and Psychotherapy, Registered MBACP

Sunnyside Clinic
542 Burnley Road

Appetite For Wellbeing,Pendle Business Centre
Suite 102
Commercial Street


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About me

I am a qualified Person-Centred Counsellor, working from private practices in Crawshawbooth, Rossendale, Nelson and Colne, Lancashire. I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and have been appropriately trained to meet their rigorous professional standards. I receive monthly supervision which ensures my continued ethical practice within the BACP Ethical Framework.

I have 15 years experience working in the field of mental health and emotional support and wellbeing supporting adults and young adults. I have worked with individuals with a range of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, bereavement and loss, stress,  relationship issues, Bi-polar disorder, Asperger's syndrome, sexual abuse, BPD (Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder) and suicidal thoughts.

At times life events may feel overwhelming and it often helps to talk to someone for support who is not emotionally attached to you. My aim is to help clients explore their issues and any areas of their lives they may find difficult in therapy, in a safe, supportive and confidential environment. I offer core conditions of empathy, congruence and without judgment. I am fully insured and subscribe to the DBS update service.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • B.A. (Hons) Counselling and Psychology.
  • Post graduate Diploma Counselling and Psychotherapy (Professional Training).
  • Certificate in Principles of Working with individuals with Learning Disabilities.
  • Certificate: Understanding End of Life Care.
  • City and Guilds: Independent Mental Health Advocacy.

Training courses including: Understanding Self-harm, Grief and Bereavement, Autism Awareness, Bullying and Safeguarding Vulnerable Children and Adults, Personality Disorder Awareness.

Currently also working with Pennine NHS Foundation Trust (Mental Health) and supporting undergraduate students with mental health issues to overcome barriers to study.

Historically: Nine years working with Victim Support and seven years working with Rethink Mental Illness in Psychiatric hospitals in the North West. Worked with Age UK.

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Accredited register membership


£35 for 50 minutes.

To be paid on the day by cash or on-line banking.

Further information

My hours are flexible, including evenings.

Different locations in Rossendale, Nelson and Colne.

Please telephone or contact me via e.mail for any enquiries, further discussion or to book any appointments.

Maps & Directions

Rossendale, BB4 8NE
Nelson, BB9 9BT

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Yes

Types of client

Young people
Older adults