Julia Halpin

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Family Therapy (PG Dip) Qualified Systemic Supervisor
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Chorley, Lancashire, PR6
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About me

I'm a Systemic Psychotherapist (Family Therapist) with over 20 years working in the NHS within Child Mental Health (CAMHS), with a further 13 years prior to this in Adult Mental Health, working as a Mental Health Nurse (RMN).

I am United Kingdom for Psychotherapy (UKCP) registered & a member of the Association for Family Therapy (AFT).

I can help with family conflict, where family members are struggling with communication & negotiation, working with families with young children and teenagers. Family members may struggle with anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks, self-harm, low self-confidence/self-esteem, or depression/feeling sad, which may affect their ability to communicate effectively.

I can also help where a family member has ADHD and/or is on the Autistic Spectrum.

I offer work with couples, giving them the opportunity to explore aspects of their relationship which may have come under stress due to conflict, communication & relationship difficulties , illness, work-related stress, or financial difficulties. 

I provide a safe, caring and supportive environment for you to talk about the challenges you have and through talking together, you can begin to take the first steps towards making the changes in your life that are important to you and your partner/family.

I also hold a Systemic Supervision Qualification which enables me to offer supervision to qualified and trainee Systemic Psychotherapists & Systemic Practitioners.

Therapies Offered

Family Therapy
We don’t live our lives in isolation, we are part of a family system. Family Therapy focuses on understanding the relationship between each other rather than focusing on one individual.

Families have many challenges, stress, bereavement, loss of work, illness, bullying, reconstituted families.  Parents face the dilemmas of parenthood and young people are navigating school, friendships and growing up. I can help you explore these issues in a safe, supportive environment, building on your strengths and resources to help create positive change.  

Couple Therapy
Couples can face many challenges together, you may have been faced with difficult events, illness and life transitions.

I can offer you a safe space to talk and reflect on your relationship and to think about what changes you would like to make. 

I can help you develop better communication and increased understanding of each other, increasing your ability to negotiate change.


I offer consultation to those undertaking the MSc in Family & Systemic Psychotherapy and are required to complete 6 consultation sessions.

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Family Therapy
  • Tavistock Qualification in Systemic Supervision
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN)

Member Organisations

  • Member of The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
  • Member of The Association for Family Therapy (AFT)  
  • Member of the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Member of The Professional Standards Authority

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy


£100.00 - £150.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Couple/Family Therapy: fees range from £100 - £150, please call/Email to discuss


Online £100 (60 min), £130 (90 min), In person £120 (60 min), £150 (90 min)

Consultation: (6 X 60 min sessions for MSc students in Family Therapy)

Online £500, In person £600

Free initial 20 min telephone consultation if you wish to discuss prior to booking 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

There are no set number of sessions, therapy can last from between 4 - 6 sessions to the longer term. After each session we will negotiate together if further ones would be helpful. 

The gaps between appointments can be weekly, 2 weekly, or can be spread out over longer periods of time, we can negotiate what would suit you best. 

Not all family members need attend, you can decide who is best to attend depending on what is discussed. Who attends can vary between sessions.

Sessions are completed either online over Zoom, or in person in Chorley town centre.

Please contact me in confidence by phone or E mail for help or information.

Withnell, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Online platforms



In person

I hold a Tavistock Qualification in Systemic Supervision, offering supervision to trainee and qualified Family Therapists

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Julia Halpin
Julia Halpin