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About me

Thank you for taking the time to visit my profile. My name is Louise and I am a trained Person Centred Counsellor. Without being too technical, that means that the approach to counselling is a non-directive one which is led by you.

We go where you want to go and talk about the issues which have led you to counselling. You can talk in confidence without being judged and I can hopefully facilitate those changes in yourself.

I have experience in many issues including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Confidence
  • Abuse – Domestic, emotional, physical and sexual
  • Addiction
  • Anger issues
  • Bullying

I have volunteered with Victim Support for about three of years.

Very often the first step is the most difficult, so true is the saying ‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step’.

If you would like to take that first step then please feel free to contact me.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills – 2011
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies – 2012
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling – 2014
  • Victim Support Training March 2013 – November 2014

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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

  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Transactional analysis


£45 Individuals per session

Sessions are 50 minutes long.


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


I have various morning, afternoon or evening appointments available.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Louise O'Malley MBCAP, DIPL in Counselling

Louise O'Malley MBCAP, DIPL in Counselling