Jacqueline Karaca

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M.Sc. Hons Counselling Psych; B.Sc.Hons Psychology MBACP Reg
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Alsager, Cheshire, ST7
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am an experienced integrative therapist using a mixture of approaches depending on what you want from therapy and how you express emotion. The therapeutic relationship is separate from other aspects of your life and a place we can explore your thoughts and emotions together. 

I have spent the last two years studying Polyvagal Theory and integrate Polyvagal applications into therapeutic practice.  

I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I adhere to the BACP's code of conduct and ethics. I am a fully insured counsellor.

I am not able or qualified to provide court reports, assessments or diagnosis.

To book therapy or arrange an free initial thirty minute consultation, e-mail, text or call.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am an experienced therapist. I qualified in 2007 in Counselling Psychology.  My areas of specialism include; attachment, sexuality, anxiety, complex trauma, and other emotional distress.

Before private practice I had five years experience in a charity for survivors of rape and sexual abuse providing therapy to men, women, non-binary and young people. To avoid conflict of interest I do not have the expertise to work with clients who have been charged with sexual offences.

MSc Hons Counselling Psychology. Keele University 2008
Post-grad dip Counselling Psychology Keele University 2007
BSc Hons Psychology Staffordshire University 1997

PGCE-Secondary-Subject Psychology Keele University 1999

Certificate in Couples and Relationship Counselling 2016

A Year of Polyvagal with Deb Dana 50 hours 2021 

Rape Crisis Training 2006

Samaritan Training 2004

MIND Mental Health Befriender Training 1995

Various CPD-including Self harm, Alcohol and substance misuse, experiential, Psychosis, various neuro-trauma and more

I qualified in Psychology over twenty years ago and have taught Psychology A level as well as providing training to various organisations including schools and counselling providers. I have given training on neurology and trauma, dissociation, the effects of trauma, working with narrative and metaphor, diversity and the Equality Act. I am available to provide tailor made training to organisations.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Other areas of counselling I deal with




Trauma-I am a specialist in chronic and acute trauma of all causes and use trauma focused approaches.

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£60.00 per session

Additional information

If you would like more information about therapy and my approach I offer a free thirty minute initial consultation.

Individual therapy is £60 per hour.

Limited Concessions discretionary. Apologies concessional sessions are currently all full. 

Corporate/EAP/insurance by arrangement.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Tues-Fri 11am-9pm 

Further information

I am integrative therapist and use tools from various approaches within a humanistic framework including; existentialism, CBT, attachment theory, narrative therapy, gestalt, trauma focused and other methodologies tailored to your process.

Therapy is not about diagnosing or labelling. Therapy is about what you want for your 'self'. It is very individual. It is hard work for you, my role is to be alongside you through that process. Because it is about you and your 'self' we move at your pace and in a way you feel comfortable with.

Published articles

Alsager, Cheshire, ST7

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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Jacqueline Karaca
Jacqueline Karaca