Kristy Greaves

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BSc MBACP (Accred) Counsellor
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Bingley BD16 & Batley WF17
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About me

Working as an experienced qualified counsellor I help to facilitate positive change for my clients. I work as a couples counsellors and with individuals who come to counselling with a wide range of concerns.

The reasons people come to see me vary, I experience concerns such as anxiety, depression, anger, stress, trauma, addictions, low self worth, relationship issues and work related problems. A comprehensive list of the areas I offer counselling in can be found further down this profile. I also work with corporate businesses and insurance companies, offering both short term and long term therapy.

I focus on creating a safe place for my clients in a welcoming, warm and caring practice, offering the safety to explore and express painful and difficult emotions in a confidential setting. My main practice is situated in the centre of Bingley and is within easy access from surrounding areas including, Harden, East Morton, Ilkley, Guiseley, Baildon, Keighley, Saltaire and Shipley.

I have been a practising counsellor for many years, my training provides me with a wide range of skills and approaches to work with the best approach for each individual.  I offer both short term and long term counselling to adults and young people. I offer confidential independent counselling enabling you to make sense of how you are feeling, which helps to encourage greater self-reliance. I am trained to neither judge nor advise, but to help you gain clarity, by better understanding yourself, other people and what is happening in your life.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified counsellor with a Diploma and a Degree in Therapeutic Counselling; I graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University. My training and experience come from an  integrative model of therapy, which draws various techniques from different theories. At the heart of my practice is the importance of a safe therapeutic relationship. I gained my Diploma in The Relational Approach, which places emphasis on the relationship between the client and the counsellor. I work to help you explore and understand your relational patterns and their possible origins.

I am a member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapy MBACP.

I have a recent up to date DBS Certificate, and attend regular training courses, maintaining and enhancing my professional development.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

Initial telephone consultation: FREE

Individuals £55.00
Couples     £70.00

EAP Referrals £55.00

I offer daytime and evening appointments.

Supervision £50.00 per hour or £75.00 for one and a half hours

Telephone and online appointments available

When I work

I have appointments available weekdays from 8.00am to 7.30pm and Saturday appointments from 9.00am to 2.00pm

Prospect House Clinic, 177 Bradford Road, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 1AH

Upper Batley, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0LA

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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Kristy Greaves
Kristy Greaves