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About me

Hi, thanks for looking at my profile today. I appreciate that finding the right therapist for you or your family can feel daunting. It’s really important to find the right fit for your needs.

I have over 20 years’ experience working with children, young people and families in a variety of settings including the NHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service and Addiction Services).

I started my independent practice as a Family Therapist in 2017. During which time I’ve supported many individuals, families and couples presenting with a variety of relationship issues such as loss, divorce, separation and parenting differences.

I also work individually with young people and adults struggling with difficulties such as depression, anxiety, self-harm, OCD, anger and addiction.

As an experienced therapist I aim to create a safe and confidential space for you to talk openly without judgement. I draw upon a wide range of models, depending on the needs of the individual, couple or family.

During an initial appointment we explore what brought you to therapy and together we determine your goals and a plan to move forward.

If you have further questions or wish to discuss arranging an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • I am an AFT (Association of Family Therapy) accredited family therapist and supervisor
  • PGC Supervision Skills for Mental Health Professionals: University Of Manchester- Manchester
  • CPDC Systemic Family Therapy Supervisors Course: Greater Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust- Manchester
  • MSc Systemic and Family Therapy: Leeds University- Leeds
  • Intermediate level in Systemic and Family Therapy: Leeds University- Leeds
  • Foundation level in Systemic and Family Therapy: Leeds University- Leeds
  • Cognitive Behavioural Interventions - Level 3: Chester University- Chester
  • Study of Addictions - Cert in Higher Education: Leeds University- Leeds
  • Youth Work Qualification - NVQ Level 3: The National Youth Agency- Cheshire
  • I have additional training in Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Addictions.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Concessions offered for

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

EAP/Health Insurance Providers

  • Aviva
  • AXA PPP
  • Vitality

Additional information

£60-£90 - individual, couple and family sessions.

£60 - Professional supervision

Group/Team Supervision and Consultation available.  Please contact me directly to discuss further as fee will vary depending on need.

Concessions for all therapies and student supervises available.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I currently have availability.  I provide online and face to face appointments on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday.  

Further information

I appreciate that therapy can be expensive and I wish to make sessions as assessable as I can to all.  Please do not hesitate to call or email me to discuss concessionary rates if you feel it would enable you to get the support and help you need.

Kirkby Lonsdale
Carnforth
Cumbria
LA6

92 Stricklandgate
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations

Key details

DBS checked

I provide online and telephone therapy as well as face to face.

Additional languages

none

Online platforms

Zoom

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

Systemic Family Therapist & Supervisor - UKCP/AFT Providing individual and group supervision online and in person (live/retrospective).

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Liz Meller - Family Therapist And Supervisor

Liz Meller - Family Therapist And Supervisor