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Karen Wright MSc Systemic Family & Couple Psychotherapist UKCP, AFT Supervisor

About me

I am a fully qualified and registered Systemic Family & Couple Psychotherapist running a small private practice in addition to my NHS teaching role. I offer family therapy, couple therapy and individual therapy for people who want a safe space to make sense of the relationships they are in or their relationships with work, food or substances. I have over 20 years experience, mainly in CAMHS, eating disorders and couple therapy. I have particular interests in divorce/separation, post adoption support, depression and self-harm, eating disorders and working with couples.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • MSc Systemic Family & Couple Psychotherapy
  • MSc Psychiatric Social Work
  • CYP-IAPT Systemic Supervisor

Registered with the UKCP, AFT & Social Work England.

I have over 20 years experience, mainly in CAMHS, eating disorders and couple therapy. I have particular interests in divorce and separation, post adoption support, depression and self-harm, eating disorders and working with couples.

Also completed evidenced based training in;

  • Family therapy for Anorexia
  • Adolescent Focused Therapy
  • Attachment Based Family Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

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

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • Equine therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Intercultural Therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

From £50.00 to £90.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Further information

I offer a free 30 minute consultation to see if I am the right therapist for you.

Manchester
Greater Manchester
M33

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked

Ground floor with toilet. Free parking and walking distance from tram stop. Refreshments available but no waiting room.

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
Whatsapp

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

Qualified Systemic Supervisor for family therapists, psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists and other clinicians

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Karen Wright MSc Systemic Family & Couple Psychotherapist UKCP, AFT Supervisor

Karen Wright MSc Systemic Family & Couple Psychotherapist UKCP, AFT Supervisor