Janet Wood

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MBACP Dip Counsellor @IdentifyUCounselling
Available for new clients
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Prescot L34 & St Helens WA10
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Email me at : JWood0567@gmail.com

Text me on : 07518245411


I'm Janet and I work under the name IdentifyU Counselling and Wellbeing.

I work in private therapy rooms in  Prescot which are accessible, friendly and welcoming offering a confidential safe space where I can support you with any issues which might be preventing you from moving forward in life.

I am a fully qualified Person Centred Counsellor, Coach , Reiki Master Teacher and trainer offering a gentle creative approach to support you in overcoming difficulties and finding yourself again. I am interested in working with identity... how we can lose and find it and the principles of image and how we see ourselves.

When we are stressed and anxious we can feel lost , afraid and confused. I am here to help you understand and overcome your feelings of anxiety

My work with you as a Counsellor

I use the  person-centred approach to facilitate you in finding what is best for your personal growth. I will allow you to explore your own strengths and personal power by supporting your journey

I can help you find ways to manage your anxiety and to quieten your mind from overthinking

I respect inclusivity and have experience of supporting young adults with specific learning difficulties : ADHD, Aspergers, ASC, Dyslexia

I will provide inclusive ways of working appropriate to your individual processes

I am warm and empathic and offer therapy in a non–judgemental, understanding manner respecting your individuality and autonomy. I will work with you to identify barriers and blocks which may be stopping you on your journey to “Being You”. I hope to help you understand yourself and your feelings with a gentle approach.

I am a registered member of British Association for Counselling and Psycotherapy (BACP) and adhere to their ethical framework and principles respecting client autonomy at all times.

I offer face to face counselling  sessions which are an hour long and based around your needs. We will work together respecting your individual needs in a safe environment.

There is no limitation on the amount of sessions you have and we work together until you feel ready to move forward

Weight Loss Coaching

I am a qualified Clinical Weight Loss Coach and offer individual sessions tailored around your needs

Limiting Beliefs about Weight Loss

Have you tried to lose weight in the past and lacking the motivation to start again? I can help you resolve those issues using coaching techniques to help you create personalised realistic health plans which are easy to maintain. I can help you remove any limiting beliefs you may have about your self-image, body confidence and ability to stay on track with health goals.

I will help you with the 14 day fat loss programme which is easily achieved eating healthy, nutritious simple foods.

I offer wellbeing group support: including weight loss management, menopause, confidence building and managing anxieties.

My work with you as a  Coach

I can motivate and encourage you to recognize that by making healthy choices you can make POSITIVITY your goal with your mental, physical, and emotional health.

  • Do you struggle to keep a calm and positive mindset?
  • Are you always low on energy and motivation?
  • Do you struggle with work-life balance?
  • Do you find it difficult to make your health a priority?
  • Do you find it difficult to relax?
  • Do you want to make healthy changes to your lifestyle?
  • Do you struggle with self-discipline?

Make sense to you? Can you recognise yourself in the statements? if this is a YES then we can work together to keep you on track for the healthy life you deserve. My coaching sessions are an hour long and we can work together with you deciding on how you would like to move forward.

What next?

It can be difficult to acknowledge we need help and I know you may be struggling with your feelings of uncertainty but I want you to know I am here to support you from our first meeting and throughout your sessions ensuring your confidentiality is respected at all times.

Please contact me if you feel I can help you on your journey to re-connect with yourself again.

Please contact me to arrange an appointment which is suitable for you by phone, text or email.

I will respond to you promptly to arrange an appointment.

Training, qualifications & experience


• ABC Level 3 Award in Counselling • ABC Level 4 Diploma in Theory and practice of Therapeutic Counselling

Professional Organisational Issues in Counselling Counselling in a Diverse Society Counselling Theory Advanced Counselling Skills Self-Awareness for Counsellors Research Methodologies in Counselling


• ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching • Goal Setting • Workplace Conflict • Motivational techniques • Life Coaching CPD training- The Coaching Academy- April 2017

Weight Loss Coaching- Clinical Weight Loss Coaching Diploma -ABC Level 4 Diploma February 2021

Autism Training- National Autistic Society

  • Understanding Autism- April 2024
  • Autism and Communication-April 2024
  • Autism, Stress and Anxiety-April 2024
  • Autism and Sensory Experience- May 2024
  • Autism in Women and Girls- May 2024
  • Autism Supporting Families- May 2024


  • Certified trainer in working with Adults 16 and above- CIEH
  • PTLLS Level 3 Award- Facilitated by Liverpool John Moores University

Holistic Therapies

Reiki Level One- Facilitated by Sheila Edis at Harmony counselling St Helens 2015

Reiki Level Two- Facilitated by Sheila Edis at Harmony counselling St Helens 2016

Reiki Master/ Teacher Level- Mandala Holistics June 18th 2021

Indian Head Massage Diploma- Therapeutic Bliss 3rd June 2022

Colour Therapy Diploma -ABC Level 3 Award  2nd January 2023

Shamanic Reiki Diploma- Mandala Holistics 17th February 2023

Advanced Diploma Nutritional Advisor -Centre of Excellence March 2023

Diploma in Sound Healing- Centre of Excellence March 2023

Crystal Healing Diploma- Centre of Excellence November 2023

Law of Attraction Diploma-Centre of Excellence February 2024

Further CPD Training

  • Mindfulness CPD Workshop Facilitated by Harmony Counselling, St Helens, Merseyside
  • Working with Suicidal Clients Facilitated by Harmony Counselling, St Helens, Merseyside August 2016
  • Understanding Self- Harm Facilitated at Harmony Counselling, St Helens, Merseyside 2014
  • Mental Health First Aid Course:- Facilitated by Liverpool University, LJMU University
  • Understanding Anxiety
  • Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Personality Disorders Depression and Self- Harm
  • Creative Ways of Working with Children and Young People Series 2 of 3 (Age 11-15 Yrs) 1st, 2nd July 2017: facilitated by Caroline Sephton at Empathy Northwest, Wigan
  • Prevent Strategy Training- August 2017- Facilitated by Liverpool John Moores University.
  • Safeguarding Training- August 2017- Facilitated by Liverpool John Moores University
  • Social Services Workshop- 7.9.17 -Facilitated by Katherine Appleton at Harmony Counselling St Helens.
  • Introduction to NLP- 10 week course -Facilitated by Jan Ord Counsellor, NLP Practitioner- Harmony Counselling St Helens.
  • Working with Anger CPD Workshop- 20.11.2017-Facilitated by Francesca Dawson at Harmony Counselling, St Helens
  • Addictions Recovery CPD Workshop- 27.1.2018- Facilitated by Alan Crawford at the Change Agency, St Helens
  • Treating Generalised Anxiety Disorder and Panic Attacks- 6.4.2018- Facilitated by Wade Oladipo, Mindbodybreakthrough at Worsley, Manchester
  • Supporting Clients with ADHD, ASC and Dyslexia- 7.4.2018- Facilitated by Natalie Trainer at Harmony Counselling, St Helens, Merseyside.
  • Self-Harm Awareness- 4 hours CPD course- Facilitated by Satveer Nijjar at Attention Seekers Training held at Liverpool John Moores University 16.7.2018
  • Introduction to Autism and the SPELL Framework- Facilitated by Dr Niki Daniel with the National Autistic Society- Full day CPD Training Course- 19.7.2018
  • Rape and Sexual Abuse Training- Facilitated by RASA Liverpool at Liverpool John Moores University- 30.7.2018
  • Transgender Awareness- Facilitated by Gender ID Training company at Liverpool John Moores University 7.8.2018
  • Eating disorder Training- Facilitated by TEDS at Liverpool John Moores University 13.9.2018
  • Young Addaction Training Workshop- Facilitated by Addaction Liverpool at Liverpool John Moores University 12.9.2018
  • Safeguarding Children- NSPCC on-line CPD Course 2019
  • Attachment Theory-The Basic Principles of Attachement Theory- Online CPD Liverpool Safeguarding Children's Partnership  6.4.2020
  • Clinical Weight Loss Coaching- ABC Level 4 Diploma 7.2.2021
  • Suicide First Aid Training- May 2021- Facilitated by Sile McRaghnaill LJMU University.
  • Understanding ADHD- Open University Open Learn Course 21.7.2023

Registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psycotherapy


During my counselling experience I have supported clients of different ages and cultural backgrounds ranging from 16-60 who have struggled to overcome problems in their lives which have affected their wellbeing. My experience includes working with self-harm, anxiety, confidence issues, self-image, eating disorders, abuse and addictions. I have supported clients in finding the first steps forward on a journey to identifying themselves again after experiencing negative events in life. Clients have come to me from a dark place and told me they have felt lighter and more at ease with life after sharing their innermost feelings in a safe place.

My Coaching experience includes supporting clients with social anxiety, depression, low self esteem who have needed motivation in gaining confidence and regaining balance. I have coached university students with assigments, dissertations and time mangement.

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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£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

I offer a FREE initial consultation session for 30 minutes in person

I also offer a FREE 15 minute telephone consultation

My fees for Counselling are:

£40 per hour session. Discounts are available for trainee Counsellors and the unemployed

My fees for Individual Coaching sessions are:

£40 per hour session. Discounts are available for the unemployed

6 week hourly block of Coaching sessions £180

Concessions available for key workers and low income groups

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I am available on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings and also Saturday mornings between 10am-12pm.

Further information

I hope I can support you in moving forward with your life...

Please contact me for further information on my email : JWood0567@gmail.com or contact me during the evening and weekends on 07518245411.

Therapeutic Bliss, 12 Atherton Street, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 5QN

St Helens, Merseyside, WA10

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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