Julie Tanner MA, Cert Ed, Registered MBACP

Julie Tanner MA, Cert Ed, Registered MBACP

Unit 4
Hollins Building
62 Rowley Street
ST16 2RH

07957 234 950

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Unit 4
Hollins Building
62 Rowley Street
ST16 2RH

07957 234 950

About me

I am a BACP registered counsellor and psychotherapist with over 7 years experience of working in a variety of counselling roles. My work is mainly with men who need some extra independent and professional support in their lives to see them through challenging periods in their life and who want confidentiality and a non-judgmental approach that helps them gain practical skills to make important life changes. Or quite often their partner or family may have asked them to seek counselling help.

I will always demonstrate respect and compassion for you and take your individual concerns seriously and without criticism or complicated psychoanalysis – with an objective and experienced professional eye. My intention is always to work with you as a team to increase your resilience and confidence. We will look to make change where you can and deal better with those things where change may not be possible.

I believe counselling doesn’t have to be complicated - in essence it is two people having an intelligent conversation with a specific and helpful purpose – and carving out some space in a fast-paced world to talk confidentially about the things that matter to you.

Brief or longer counselling is available – you choose. Frequency is also your decision according to your needs and what your life and finances allow. You may wish to try one session and then make your mind up. Even if we decide not to work together, I can often recommend how you might get further help.

I work from a professional discrete office in a business area of central Stafford with easy and free parking.

I have a small number of sessions available for a reduced fee. I am also usually able to offer an initial consultation within a few days. Please call me for further details.

Please also feel free to visit my website where you will find more information www.onwithmyife.com

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and I am fully insured.

I hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology – a qualification which is accredited by the BACP. I also have a BA (Hons) degree in Psychology.

I am also qualified  as an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy or ACT therapist. This is a relatively recent and strikingly effective type of therapy described as being "amongst the most significant new approaches to behaviour change of the past three decades." - and builds on the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

I have worked in a variety of counselling roles gaining experience in a broad range of issues:

  • My time as a workplace counsellor in the NHS involved working with people to deal with workplace stress, bullying, anxiety and depression.
  • As an alcohol support counsellor I counselled people struggling with unhealthy patterns of alcohol use to help them reduce or stop drinking and to help them understand their reasons and triggers  for drinking.
  • My role as sexual violence counsellor encompassed working with men and women who had experienced childhood sexual abuse, rape, and domestic abuse.
  • As a bereavement counsellor at a large hospice I helped a variety of clients of all ages cope with their grief.

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£45 for a 55 minute session.

Maps & Directions

Stafford, ST16 2RH

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Yes

My office in Stafford is accessible by wheelchair (please note that the toilet facilities are upstairs)


Monday to Friday, sessions available from 8.30am to 8pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults