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Kelly Burnett. MBACP

Wakefield WF2 & Horbury WF4 +447766 575937 +447766 575937
Wakefield WF2 & Horbury WF4
+447766 575937 +447766 575937

About me

Prior to training as a therapist I worked within the NHS and education, however, I decided to pursue my dream and set about re-training as a counsellor. As part of my training I had my own counselling which allowed me to experience firsthand how transforming therapy really is; it allowed me to explore how issues from my past had come to affect my “here and now”. In therapy my counsellor gave me the space to explore my thoughts and feelings resulting in some positive changes that remain with me now. Additionally, this really gave me the opportunity to experience what counselling would feel like for my clients- simultaneously life changing whilst initially daunting!

So how will Counselling help?

Counselling is a process people seek when they want changes in their life. It can help us come to understand our emotions and behaviours as well as helping us unravel our thoughts, which gives us clarity.

How can I help you?

As a fully qualified integrative counsellor I will work with you to help you understand your experiences from your perspective and incorporate the appropriate therapeutic techniques as the sessions progress. As a client it is important that you know I won’t judge you which allows you the space to open up and begin to understand yourself.

I understand how when going through something difficult, having someone to walk through it with you can make all the difference. This is something I feel privileged to do.

If you are experiencing difficulties and feel ready to take that first step and talk to someone without fear of judgement, please get in touch and begin your journey to becoming a healthier, happier you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • ABC Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills and Practice
  • Introduction to Domestic Abuse in Therapy
  • Safeguarding Adults and Children
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy training
  • Training in Depression
  • Male Mental Health Training


In addition to my private practice, I work as a Counsellor at the Rosalie Ryrie Foundation in Wakefield.

Member organisations


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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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I offer daytime and evening appointments at Sanctuary Wakefield, in comfortable private rooms within easy access of Wakefield, Leeds and surrounding areas.

Counselling Session - £40
Skype Counselling - £35
Telephone Counselling - £35
All sessions are 50 minutes

Home visits are available
(price available upon request)


Sanctuary Health & Wellbeing Ltd.
Suite 3 Sovereign House, Trinity Business Park,
Turner Way
West Yorkshire

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday- daytime and evening.
Thursday evening only.
Saturdays available

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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