John Stainton Registered MBACP

John Stainton  Registered MBACP

81 Hollingthorpe Road
Hall Green
West Yorkshire

07765 228989

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About me

Welcome to talk-it-over.

  • My name is John Stainton and I am a qualified, person-centred Counsellor.
  • The counselling I offer is a talking therapy.
  • I offer a non-judgemental, empathic, confidential service in which you can safely explore any issues you wish to bring to the session.
  • My role is not to offer advice, I offer you the space to talk-it-over, about the important things in your life that you may wish to change or explore.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma - ABC -Therapeutic Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Diploma -  Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Diploma - Depression Management
  • Level 3   - Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Level 2   - Counselling Skills
  • Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy.

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  • FREE initial 30 minute talk-it over session
  • Counselling appointments last for 50 minutes and are charged at £40 per session
  • ​​​I am available to provide weekday and Saturday Morning appointments.
  • I do not offer concessionary rates for students in training. Home visits may incur additional costs.

Further information

  • ​​​Therapy works if people wish to attend.
  • While I enable self-reflection, together we can work with the issues you bring. I will not apply pressure on anyone to have counselling.
  • As well as establishing my own private practice, for the past couple of years I have been a volunteer Counsellor at Pathways, Barnsley Domestic Violence Support Group. Dealing with a variety of client issues from varying backgrounds.
  • I am a member of the following professional bodies:
  • MBACP - Registered member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists and bound by their ethical framework of good practice.
  • I provide counselling sessions on the outskirts of Wakefield with easy access from the motorways in a confidential, professional and comfortable residential environment. There is free on-street parking available.

Maps & Directions

Wakefield, WF4 3NW

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes


I am able to offer week day and Saturday morning appointments

Types of client

Older adults