Jody Timms

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Integrative Counsellor, MBACP.
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Sale, Cheshire, M33
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello I’m Jody, an experienced, warm, empathic, Integrative Counsellor. I currently work with adults, adolescents and those affected by the challenges and trauma’s that life can bring. 

I see clients face to face in my office based in South Manchester, Sale, M33 and also online via Zoom.

Are you:

  • Feeling out of sorts, anxious, stressed, sad, low in mood, or overwhelmed?
  • Struggling to understand/regulate your emotions?
  • Overthinking and wanting to explore coping strategies?
  • Repeating the same patterns and wanting to change them?
  • Finding it difficult to move forwards?
  • Facing challenges within your relationships, family life and work?
  • Finding that your self esteem or self confidence is being affected?

I can help you to:

  • Explore difficult emotions and experiences.
  • Work on unhelpful thoughts or behaviours.
  • Gain insight and clarity.
  • Develop your self awareness & find new ways of coping.
  • Feel calmer and happier.

I do this by creating a safe, non judgemental, confidential space, helping you to understand your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.  

I’ll ask questions, listen to your story, validate your experiences, sometimes challenge you, support you so you don’t feel like you have to do it alone.

My approach to counselling is Integrative. This means that I draw upon different approaches including CBT, which allows me to offer an individual service, after all we are all unique individuals and one size doesn’t fit all.

Here are some of the challenges that I have supported client’s with. This is not an exhaustive list, please contact me to see if I can support you with your current life challenges.

Anxiety, grief & loss, stress, family/relationship difficulties, trauma, low mood, low self-esteem, low confidence, pregnancy challenges.

I also work within a local secondary school counselling students, facilitating workshops and offering reflective supervision sessions to teachers and support staff.

I do recommend a free 15 minute telephone consultation prior to attending Counselling. This gives you the opportunity to ask any questions and see if my way of working suits your needs right now.

*I also offer a few low cost therapy sessions to student's and those on a low income. Please contact me for more information.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • I have worked in private practice for a number of years.  
  • I have experience working within a secondary school supporting students and staff with their wellbeing through counselling and supervision.
  • I’ve also worked within the local community with those who have faced common emotional and mental wellness challenges including feelings of anxiety, stress, low mood/self esteem/confidence, grief & loss, overwhelm and childhood issues.
  • I have an interest in working with birth/perinatal trauma. I volunteered my time for a charity working with those affected by pregnancy-related issues, traumatic birth, the loss of a baby and pregnancy-related mental health issues.
  • I undertake regular, additional training and continuous professional development to update my skills and work safely with clients online and face to face. 
  • My professional development is continuous. I am qualified, insured and attend regular supervision.  I am a member of the BACP and follow the ethical framework.

Member organisations

BACP
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

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Fees

£55.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students

Additional information

My working hours are flexible.  I have availability during the daytime and hold evening appointments on a Monday and Tuesday.

Sale, Cheshire, M33

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Online platforms

Zoom

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