Ian Wallace

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Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5RA
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Ian has over 15,000 hours of delivering professional help to people. He is Relate trained and has been an Independent counsellor since 2002 but also works with the NHS, Charities, EAP's, National organisations, Schools and Colleges.

He works from the client being in control perspective, not demanding how many sessions the Client attends or when those sessions are, instead each session is a stand alone session and doesn't commit Clients to any further sessions. He is totally non judgmental and accepting of individual Client's beliefs, cultural and sexual identities.

He is qualified and experienced to work with Individuals, Couples, YP and Groups on all emotional issues that humans find are hindrances to having a happy and healthy life.

He is also a teacher and delivers training courses for Counsellors and professionals via zoom and face to face more information can be found at www.iwtc.org.uk

His weekly podcast which is available in audio and video can be found at https://linktr.ee/themessedupcounsellor gives lots of insight into human dynamics and how you may have a better world and relationships by understanding why people do what they do. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Ian holds the following qualifications: Relate Couple Counselling, PG Dip UEL, Cert Ed Huddersfield University, Couple and Depression TCCR, NCP Supervision and registered with ILM for Coaching.

Ian has over 15,000 hours of professional clinical practice with Individuals, Couples, YP and Families. He works from an intuitive basis and has the Client's needs at the heart of his work. He has been Counselling since 2002 and has worked with the NHS, Charities, EAP's, National organisations, Schools and Colleges. He also teaches and trains Counsellors, Local authority employees and the wider community both locally and nationally. He also holds professional nationally recognised qualifications for Counselling, Teaching, Coaching and Supervision.

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Upcoming events


£60.00 per session

Additional information

Ian charges a flat rate fee for his face to face counselling services of £60 per hour for individuals, £70 for Couples and families. He also charges the same for his Zoom or Telephone services.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9.30 till 9pm

Further information

He constructs and delivers training courses around the country for groups, local authorities, charities and other training organisations. He owns the Counselling Wakefield organisation and works with Associates to deliver a full compliment of support and counselling services.

His training courses that he delivers are tailored made and accredited nationally. All his training and coaching details can be found at www.iwtc.org.uk

He delivers Supervision to Counsellors and professionals offering not only support in clinical work but also for the individuals ongoing needs. Supervision can be an ad hoc arrangement and is charged at £50 per hour or part thereof.

Unit 3 Suite 10, Benton Park Office, Bennett Avenue, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5RA

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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2nd floor via lift

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In person

A very personal approach to Supervision in so far as you decide what your needs are and I provide the support you need.

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Ian Wallace
Ian Wallace