Michelle McKenna

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About me

Hi I'm Michelle. Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. I understand reaching out for counselling can be a daunting prospect, especially when already overwhelmed with life. I am here to make that step as easy as possible. I provide a warm, safe, non-judgemental environment where we can work in collaboration. Building a strong, trusting relationship is at the centre of my practice to enable self exploration, new perspectives and insights. 

I qualified as a person-centred counsellor and have since done further study to integrate other modalities into my practice in order to work in a bespoke manner, tailoring the sessions for your unique needs. I have knowledge of CBT, psychodynamic, gestalt to name a few, I also love to work creatively if that is something my clients are comfortable to engage with. I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy to ensure I keep to professional standards and provide the service you deserve. 

I have experience working with bereavement, anger, relationship issues, depression, low self esteem, gender dysphoria, anxiety, panic attacks and much more. Initial telephone consultation is free. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • CPCAB introduction to counselling
  • CPCAB Level 2 in counselling skills
  • CPCAB Level 3 in counselling theory
  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic counselling
  • CPCAB Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapy & counselling
  • Mental health first aid
  • Suicide training
  • Substance training
  • Bereavement training
  • Pre trial therapy training

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£40.00 per session

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Michelle McKenna
Michelle McKenna