“Where talk exits, so does hope” - Matt Haig
Do you want to talk to someone about generalised anxiety disorder or any of the related disorders, depression, relationship issues, couples or family issues or any other concerns in an open, confidential and welcoming atmosphere without any judgements or criticism, to explore your feelings and the challenges you are facing.
I am here to listen, explore and find the meanings behind the feelings that are arising in you, so you can make an informed choice on how to move forward and collaboratively work with strategies.
I have extensive experience in grief/bereavement counselling should you want to talk to someone about your loss or someone close to you.
I work from my home in Haslington near Crewe and can also make home visits by prior arrangement. I have worked as a practicing counsellor since 2010, registered with the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and carry full insurance.
My background is in the engineering section of the lift industry,which I have been involved in for over 40 years and currently run my own Lift Consultancy company as well as my own private counselling practice.
You will be taking to a practical man who has lived and worked in the commercial world and also works in a therapeutic environment, understands the world of work and life balance and the associated personal concerns and issues this may raise for you.
Training, qualifications & experience
ABC Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling from Stockport College.
NOCN Level 1 Introduction to Counselling Skills
ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Couples and Relationship Counselling Certificate
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Certified Practitioner Level
Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Certified Coach
Hypnosis Certified Practitioner
Couples and Relationship counselling
Spirituality in Counselling and Psychotherapy
Therapeutic Use of CORE
Transactional Analysis TA101
Brief Therapy Skills for Stopping Addictions
Cultures of Grief: Bereavement in young peoples worlds
Attachment Theory: Into the future
Focusing : Accessing you inner knowing
Understanding and recognising sex addiction
Creativity, Spirituality and Hypnotherapy
Introduction to Gestalt
Mindfulness and compassion in counselling
Introduction to Psychosynthesis
Nature based Therapeutic practices Eco Therapy
and ongoing CPD.
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I also work with clients on a spiritual level if that assists and aids with the counselling process, as I live and work a spiritual life.
£35.00 per session
Free initial in-person or online session
Concessions offered for
Initial 30 minute session free
£35 per 50 minute session - Individuals
£45 per 50 minute session - Couples
Payable in cash, cheque or internet banking.