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Hayley Taylor (MBACP) working with Adults & children

Poulton, Lancashire, FY6
07805373454 07805373454
Poulton, Lancashire, FY6

About me

Hi my name is Hayley. Thank you for taking the time to look at my page.

I am a Person-Centred Counsellor with lots of skills to improve poor mental Health offering 1-1 Therapeutic sessions within your own home or workplace, and my aim is to improve & meet the needs of the client.

I offer a safe, Non-Judgmental, Trustworthy, Confidential approach.

I have gained many skill working with children and adults suffering from anxiety depression, Self Harm, Suicidal thoughts and feelings, and I am able to offer tools that help toward the wellbeing of the client.

I am able to offer support to clients with Bereavement, Relationship, and Family Issues.
J offer a Tailor-made therapy approach to each client, drawing from various types of therapy tools and techniques that best suit the needs of the client.

This includes emotional regulation support to , young people and adults.
You may be feeling stuck and unable to move forward with a particular difficulty, such as overwhelming feelings of anxiety or low mood. You may not know what you want but simply feel you need to talk things through with someone.

Whatever the circumstances I can provide a confidential, caring and productive counselling relationship in which you will feel emotionally supported while you explore whatever issues you want to bring to our sessions.

I offer walk and talk therapy sessions to adult clients, if appropriate for your therapy needs. This option can be useful when working with certain phobias.

I am also able to offer 1-1 Skype Counselling or 1-1 Telephone Counselling, maintaining client confidentiality at all times

I am fully insured and a registered member of the BACP (British Association Of Counselling and Psychotherapy)

I have 20 years of experience working within the NHS and 7 years of experience working within a Mental Health Team.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Person Centred Counselling.

Degree in Mental Health & Social Care.

Smoking Cessation Advisor.

level 3 Safeguarding Children young People & Adults.

self Harm.

Incredible Years Parenting Programme.

HIV Awareness

lGBT Awareness.

Addiction Awareness.

Dementia Awareness.

(ASIST) Applied Suicide Intervention Training.

Mental Health First Aid.

First Aider.

Enhanced DBS for working with Children

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.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Group therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Monday - Friday. (5pm-9pm)

Saturday- Sunday   (9am-12pm)

Initial telephone consultation; Free

This usually takes about 30 minutes and is where you can ask any questions regarding our potential sessions together.

Individual sessions: face to face; £35 per 50 minute session

£40 per hour Fast Track appointments

Couples Counselling: face to face; £55 per 50 minute

Counsellors in training personal therapy; £25.00

Telephone Counselling; £30 per 50 minute session

You are not tied into any set amount of sessions, you can have as many or as few as you need/want.

All fees are paid by bank transfer or cash at the beginning of the session. Special Offer for individual counselling;

If 4 sessions are booked and paid for upfront this is reduced to £30 per session. Students and limited income are at a reduced rate, please contact for information.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Further information

If you ring and I don't reply please leave a message, and I aim to respond to all contacts within 24 hours of receipt.
I have up to date professional indemnity insurance, a clear Enhanced DBS and I am GDPR compliant

FAQ's What is Counselling? Counselling is a talking therapy offered on a confidential, one to one basis, within the boundary of a contract, agreed by client and counsellor, with no judgement.

What is a counselling contract? Our counselling contract will set out the boundaries of how we will work, covering things such as; • Confidentiality, • How I store your information, so I am GDPR compliant • The length and frequency of our sessions, • The price of our sessions, • How to cancel and what happens if you cancel, • Complaints We talk through this contract together and you are able to add things to it if you so wish.

What is the BACP? The BACP stands for the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. The BACP is a professional association for counsellors and psychotherapists. They work to ensure clients are protected and can receive safe, ethical counselling from appropriately qualified counsellors. www.bacp.co.uk

How do I know you work safely? As a registered counsellor I adhere to their ethical framework for good practice and their professional conduct procedure. This code of ethics has been put in place to ensure I am working safely, it can be viewed on the BACP website at www.bacp.co.uk/ethical_framework

How much do you charge? I provide a free 30 minute consultation then it is £35 per session

How long is a session? 50 minutes to an hour

What happens in the initial telephone conversation? We have a talk about what brought you to counselling and what you want. I will explain how I work and what I can offer. We will discuss if you want to work with me, confidentiality, dates and times for our sessions, how your information is stored and any concerns/questions you may have.

Where will we meet? I offer Counselling within your own home or workplace, walk & Talk Counselling. I can also offer online therapy - SKYPE

Do you tell my GP what we talk about? The content of our sessions is confidential. There are some exceptions to this, such as if your or someone else's life is at serious risk, there is criminal activity or a safeguarding risk. I will discuss these exceptions further at our initial meeting and you can ask any questions about it at any point. Any other information will not be passed on without your consent. All your personal information is stored securely according to GDPR (2018) regulations).

What happens if I need to cancel or miss an appointment? If you are unable to attend a session please try to give at least 48 hours’ notice, I will endeavour to do the same.

What if I have Support from another service? I can still work with you if you are receiving support from another service and we would need to discuss your needs at the initial consultation. If you are receiving care from the mental health team I may need permission from you to communicate with them (though I will not be discussing the exact content of our sessions).

What do I do if I have a complaint? If you are not happy with the service you have received you may wish to make a complaint, but hopefully we could discuss this in the first instance. Formal complaints can be submitted to the BACP.(www.BACP.co.uk). The British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) has more information and information sheets on things such as how to get the best from your therapist and what to therapists mean by professional boundaries

If you have any more questions or wish to discuss your needs please feel free to contact me for an informal chat.


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


Monday - Friday     17..30 - 21.00

Bank Holidays        09.00- 17.00

Saturday -Sunday   09.00 - 12.00

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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Hayley Taylor (MBACP) working with Adults & children

Hayley Taylor (MBACP) working with Adults & children