Mandi Purvis

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BSc (Hons) MBACP MNCPS (Accred) Dip.Hyp
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Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR6
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

Hello, I’m Mandi. I’m an experienced integrative Counsellor/psychotherapist based in Cleadon. I offer a confidential, safe space where clients can share their issues and challenges and find empathy, warmth and a genuine therapeutic relationship. I work with children, young people and adults and offer both short term and longer term therapy. I offer weekly or fortnightly face to face sessions.  

Issues I work with include, but are not limited to, anxiety and Low self-esteem, abuse, bereavement, grief and loss, body dysmorphia, loss of identity, PTSD and childhood trauma, bullying and school issues, confidence issues and work related issues.

I am a trauma informed therapist and will welcome you with understanding and without any judgements being made about you. I will accept you as you are and help you to feel safe.  When you come along for your initial consultation, I will guide you through an assessment and answer any questions you may have.  This ensures that I can meet your needs and that we are comfortable to work together. The best way to contact me initially is by email. I look forward to working with you.

Mandi Purvis-The Cleadon Counsellor

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling 
  • Practitioner Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy (Dip.Hyp)
  • BSc (Hons) Criminology

I have been in Private Practice since qualifying as a Counsellor in 2021 and I am very experienced in working with adults, young people and children.  I have also worked in several primary schools as a school Counsellor.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Therapies offered


£60.00 - £120.00

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Individual Therapy Sessions

I offer a reduced rate of £45 for student  counsellors. 

Individual child or adult sessions £60 for 60 minutes.  £90 for 90 minutes.

 Family Therapy Sessions

Initial family assessment £120

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I welcome my clients on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, late afternoons and evenings between 3.30 and 8.30pm.

Further information

Please contact me by email to arrange an initial consultation.

If I am working I cannot always answer my phone so please leave a message and I will return your call as soon as I can.

Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Mandi Purvis
Mandi Purvis