Joanne Anderson MBACP, Dip Coun, Cert CBT (Accred)

Joanne Anderson  MBACP, Dip Coun, Cert CBT (Accred)

Manchester Road


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About me

I am a qualified and accredited counsellor.  I am also a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

I practice in the Wilmslow area of Cheshire which is easily accessible from the M56 and South Manchester.  Free parking is available.


In the counselling room I work with couples, individuals and young people in an integrative way which simply means that I am able to use various styles of counselling. This will help to provide the best type of counselling that suits you and your own requirements, needs and goals.  I offer both short and long term counselling.

We will work together in a caring, safe and non judgemental environment to dicuss any issues where you are really listened to.

I will work with you to help you to explore and challenge the difficulties you are experiencing and then we can help you look and find the solutions to bring about the positive changes and wellbeing that you are wanting for in your life.

I understand it can be difficult to make
initial contact. I will try to make this as easy as possible. Therefore, I am happy to initially talk to you free via email or telephone about any concerns that you may have regarding counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

I work with couples, individuals and young people.

As well as working in private practice, I worked within the NHS at South Manchester University Hospital (Wythenshawe) based in the Occupational Health Department, offering counselling to members of the hospital staff.

I am also experienced in counselling and play therapy with young people, through my work as a primary school counsellor

I also worked for two years at Childline offering telephone counselling to children and young people.

I also worked at St Anns Hospice, supporting individuals and their families/carers who have or are coping with cancer and life limiting illness.

I am a qualified Couples and Relationship counsellor at Marriage Care, working with couples experiencing relationship issues.

I have experience of working with both men and women from a variety of backgrounds and cultures with a wide range of issues,

anxiety, stress, depression, feeling sad
couples counselling
bereavement and loss,
low self esteem,
relationship issues, affairs
panic disorder
low coping skills,
sleep problems,
anger management,
work and career related issues and many more.

My qualifications and further training skills are

  • Certificate in Counselling Concepts
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Diploma In Theory and Counselling Practice
  • Certificate in Bereavement and Loss
  • Childline Training
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Certificate in Couples and Relationship Counselling
  • Helping young people tell their story
  • Working with discrimination and diversity
  • Childrens Emotional Wellbeing
  • Certificate in Emotional Focussed Therapy (EFT) with Marriage Care

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Bereavement and Loss
Couples Counselling
Relationship issues


£30 per 50 minute session

£45 per 50 minute session for couples counselling

My aim to to be able to offer counselling at affordable rates, therefore, various concessions are available. 

Please do not hesitate to ask about reduced fees.

Further information

I am fully insured.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP)

I am accredited

I undertake monthly supervision, regular personal training and ongoing further development.

Please visit my website for further information and please feel free to call or email me to discuss any questions you may have, which may help you to decide if counselling is for you.

Maps & Directions

Wilmslow, SK9 2JH

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Day and evening appointments available

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme