James O'Riordan

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Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG4 3RS
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello. We will work together to explore what is holding you back in life and what the keys are to helping you move forwards. As a Gestalt trained counsellor, I will pay complete attention to all that you share during our session together, both in terms of what you say but also in how you speak and how your body speaks. Together we will explore ways for you to develop a better self-dialogue and I may invite you to try some creative ways of speaking to yourself and exploring your relationship with others. Counselling can be an exciting and rewarding experience and I will offer you the supportive space for you to understand yourself, your relationships and life better. I am trained in hypnotherapy and Neuro-Linguistic Programming which offers practical and elegant ways to combat chronic problems, especially sleep and health issues. I offer support for people recovering from illness, operations, disease and other health issues. I use counselling and hypnotherapy to aid recovery. I am also a life coach which can be helpful if you want support to plan more effectively your future life. We will work together weekly for 50 minutes and this can be in person or via Zoom. I offer time limited and open ended counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a diploma in Counselling from the Gestalt Centre in London. I am also a qualified coach, NLP practitioner and hypnotherapist. 

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

Therapies offered


£55.00 per session

Additional information

I charge £55 person session. Each session last 50 minutes. I have a small number of subsidised places. 

76 Buxton Avenue, Carlton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG4 3RS

Type of session

In person
James O'Riordan
James O'Riordan