Mathew Bailey

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Blackpool FY4
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, my name is Mat. i am a qualified Person Centered counsellor.  I am here to help you navigate with the complexities of life.  I am a Military veteran, having served 6 years in the British Army.

Though out my military career, i faced numerous challenges and witnessed first hand the profound effect Mental Health issues can have on individuals and their families.  My journey through the Military provided me with resilience, empathy and a deep understanding of the struggles that come with a high-stress environments.  These experiences have profoundly shaped my approach to counselling, allowing me to to offer genuine compassion. 

in our sessions, you can expect a safe, non-judgemental space where we work together to help you find yourself again.

I am fully and insured and a current member of the BACP. 

I look forward to hearing and helping you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 2 CPCAB counselling skills
  • Level 3 CPCAB counselling skills
  • Level 4 ABC counselling and psychotherapy

Member organisations

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.

Therapies offered


£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

£40 Face 2 Face

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Tuesday afternoon/Evening alongside Friday Afternoons and early evenings.

Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4

Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
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Mathew Bailey
Mathew Bailey