Millicent Ackroyd

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MSc in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy, MBACP
Limited availability
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Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7
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

Hi, I'm Millicent an empathetic and thoughtful integrative therapist. I aim to provide tailored sessions that meet your therapy needs through CBT, Person-centred therapy, and Attachment therapy. I wish for you to feel safe and heard, to feel supported whilst working toward a more confident, independent self. I believe therapy is for anyone and anything, a tool for working towards a more confident, self-managing you.

Many of us experience moments of stress or anxiety in our lives. As humans were no strangers to emotional or psychological challenges caused by problems with school or work, concerns regarding money, difficulties regarding relationships, or even grief brought on by loss in its many forms.

Often we managed, or believe to have handled, those challenges by ourselves. But more often than not we would benefit from guidance or support from others such as friends, family, or even professionals such as myself.

People seek therapy for many reasons. The belief you have to have a presenting mental health concern to access therapy is a myth. At Psychotherapy with Millicent, I aim to be that guidance, support, and listening ear to whatever overwhelming thoughts or concerns you are experiencing. Your session and your therapy experience are dictated by you, whether that is weekly sessions to manage low moods or anxiety, to unloading various issues you face that week that have bothered or weighed you down. Therapy is about expressing, unloading, and processing what is happening for you in your daily life. 
My service:
Millicent provides a service that helps support adults and people of 16 + within a safe, confidential environment. I am a compassionate and empathic person, I demonstrating a deep understanding of your concerns and needs. I aims to provide a safe space to unpack and process difficult times or concerning issues, a place to build your confidence whilst also educating you in ways to self-manage difficulties experienced.

I am very aware that we all experience issues in life, having had my own life challenges where the experiences of seeking support being originally anxiety provoking. It can feel daunting the process of reaching out, seeking or receiving effective help or support. With this in mind, I aims to provide a safe, caring environment, where you can unpacking difficulties you may wish to delve into during therapy.

What I offer:

​Millicent offers individual support, focusing on improving well-being, mental health and personal resilience. Millicent provides open-ended, face-to-face Counselling and Psychotherapy with an Integrative approach. Sessions will have elements of a Person-Centred Approach, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Attachment theory.

Counselling & Psychotherapy with Millicent is a practice based in Anstey Leicestershire, providing support for those throughout Leicester.

Training, qualifications & experience

Millicent has worked with various presenting issues and mental wellbeing concerns over the years, below is a list of what Millicent has been trained in or has covered with past clients:

  • Anxiety
  • Anger, Guilt, Shame
  • Bullying/Friendship issues
  • Body-image/Self-image
  • Bereavement, Loss & Grief
  • Critical-self/Thoughts
  • Depression/Low moods
  • Early life experiences
  • Emotional overwhelm/regulation
  • Eating related concerns
  • Motivation
  • Negative thoughts/thinking styles
  • Procrastinations/Perfectionism
  • Self-esteem/Confidence
  • School stress
  • Self-compassion Building
  • Sleep related concerns

Still not sure? Psychotherapy with Millicent is open to emails regarding exploring what is going on for you and your therapeutic goals. From there Millicent will conduct either a face-to-face assessment or video call initial assessment exploring how we can work together building a therapeutic relationship.

Qualifications/ training:

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Psychology (Accredited by the British Psychological society)
  • Level 7: Post Graduate Certificate in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy (Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy).
  • Level 7: Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy (Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy).
  • Level 7: MSc in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy (Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & 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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

16+ counselling


£40.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Session cost are dictated by risk and case load. A discussion of service cost will occur within the initial assessment. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Current availability:

- Friday: 1.30P.M., 2.30 P.M., 3.30 P.M. 

Further information

Millicent holds a current DBS, Insurance and a BACP Registered membership. 

Anstey, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Online platforms

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Millicent Ackroyd
Millicent Ackroyd