James Leeson

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MBACP, PG Dip Counselling&Psychotherapy (Clinical Practice)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK7
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you feeling Anxious or Depressed?
Or are you Angry, Exhausted, Stuck or Overwhelmed?
Seeking counselling is a big step, and finding the right counsellor for you is the key to success. I offer a FREE 30min consultation call, or visit my website to see if you feel my approach will work for you.

Life is so busy with many competing pressures. We face seemingly impossible situations through loss or trauma. Its easy to become lost or overwhelmed and start to struggle. Often we cant talk to friends and family, and we can start to feel alone, anxious or stuck. We need support.

Training, qualifications & experience

I’m experienced in both Brief Therapy (6-12 sessions) and Longer Term (Open Ended) Therapy, whichever you prefer.

Im fully BACP registered with my own Private Practice, and providing Brief Therapy in the NHS.

Im mainly Person-Centred, but also offer Integrative elements where appropriate, using tools and techniques from other therapies like CBT, ACT etc.

Im a Humanist.  I believe we are all unique, but equally valuable as human beings above all else, regardless of our age, sex, race, religion, gender, or sexuality.   Life can be tough and we all struggle at times.

I can be there with you, providing safe confidential non-judgemental support. Together we can work through your difficulties, to help you find a solution which really works for you.

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


£45.00 - £55.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

In my experience many clients make their biggest breakthroughs towards the end of the session, so rather than the usual 50 mins, I prefer to offer a full 60 mins each session. 

My charges are £45-£55 for a full 60 mins.
£45 daytime, or £55 for peak/convenience times such as evenings or weekends.
(please call/email me, or visit my website for further details).

Further information

Membership: British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy / Registered Member

Training: Post Graduate Diploma, Counselling & Psychotherapy - Clinical Practice (Level7) / Salford University

Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK7

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Online platforms

James Leeson
James Leeson