Jan Royle (MBACP Accred) Counsellor & Supervisor. Freckleton & Lytham.

Jan Royle (MBACP Accred) Counsellor & Supervisor. Freckleton & Lytham.

114 Preston Old Road


07521 768 871

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114 Preston Old Road


07521 768 871

About me

Whatever you might be struggling with, I offer you the opportunity to work it through. I offer a free initial 30min appointment to enable you to meet me in person, I feel that it is very important that you find the counsellor that is right for you.

I am an experienced counsellor offering you warmth and understanding, without judgement. I offer ‘talking therapy’ which can enable you to:

  • make sense of your situation
  • understand yourself, your experiences and behaviour patterns more fully
  • identify more rewarding ways of doing things
  • work through relationship difficulties
  • find your own answers, solutions and your own path
  • identify any changes you may want to make and be supported to make them
  • develop what you need to live your life more fully
  • feel better about yourself and your life

Working with you, I will ………..

  • accept you, as you are
  • offer a calm, safe, unbiased and confidential place
  • work alongside you, on an equal footing and at your pace
  • help you identify what is troubling you or what it is you want
  • help you to focus on what's most important to you

At the outset you may know exactly what you want or what is troubling you; or you may feel anxious, distressed or confused or angry and want to work out why, the reasons may emerge through our work together.

You can develop a greater understanding of yourself and your experiences by exploring your thoughts, feelings and behaviours. We may uncover important beliefs that underpin the way in which you deal with your life situation. This understanding can enable you to feel empowered, approach things differently and thus manage your situation. I enjoy my work as a counsellor and am passionate about the benefits of Counselling to enable you to find your own path and as a powerful healing process. It is both a responsibility and a privilege to be an active part of my client’s exploration and new understanding. I offer you my full commitment and dedication.

You are very welcome to contact me by phone or email, I am very happy to answer any questions you may have.

My website has more details www.counsellingpreston.org.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherpist and have a range of experiences to draw upon in my role, working for a variety of businesses and organisations, in different roles, including teaching, training/coaching, people management, human resources/development, change management, disability and parent support. This has given me a broad understanding of different environments and life issues.
I have worked as a counsellor since 2007, with clients experiencing a wide range of difficulties from mild to severe and complex mental health issues. I have seen positive results from working with clients both short and long term. I have also worked intensively, over 1 or 2 week period with success.
It can be difficult to take your first steps towards counselling and having been to counselling myself, I remember my own anxiety at the start and am sensitive to how this may feel for you.
I have experience of working with: Low Self Esteem/Confidence, Sexuality & Gender Issues, Anxiety, Stress, Depression, Anger management, Complex mental health issues, Addiction, Work & Job issues, Loss, Bereavement, Divorce, Relationship issues,  Trauma, PTSD, Abuse, Self harm, Disability & Physical ill health, Aspergers Syndrome, Parenting, Personal & Career development.

My Qualifications include:

  • University Diploma in Person Centred Counselling
  • University Advanced Diploma in working with Trauma & loss
  • Certificate in Counselling Supervision (BACP endorsed)
  • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education

I am member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy). This means that you can trust that the service I offer is in line with the strong ethical principles and best practice promoted by this professional organisation. As an Accredited member of BACP, my work has been externally verified as meeting a high standard of competence and practice.

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  • Counselling Room in Freckleton


FREE initial 30min appointment in Freckleton.

My standard rate is £40 per hour, extending up to £50 for those on higher incomes, you can decide for yourself what you feel is appropriate.
I my rate for couples counselling is £50-75

If I need to use a room in Lytham, then I would need to charge the higher rate to cover room hire costs.

Further information

I can work short or long term. How long we work together  depends on what you bring and the depth you want to explore.

It is usually helpful to work for an agreed number of sessions e.g. 3 or 6, followed by a review to ensure that you are getting what you want from the sessions.

Maps & Directions

Preston, PR4 1HD
Lytham, FY8

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


9am - 6pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I strive to work in a supervisee-centred way, respecting your process and unique way of working with your clients, what ever approach that might be. Over time my practice has broadened, and in line with client needs/requests I have integrated other styles of intervention whilst remaining fundamentally routed in a relational and person centred approach.

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