Natalie Quinlan

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MBACP, MBPsS, MSc, BSc
Limited availability
Limited availability

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Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2
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 and a warm welcome, I'm really pleased you're here. Before I begin, I need you to know that however you feel right now, you deserve to feel better. People I have helped tell me they feel anxious but they’re not sure why. They feel like they’re unlovable, often ‘wearing a mask’, and feel like they’re going mad. If you feel the same, I assure you, you are not going mad. 


Sometimes these feelings can arise from unresolved trauma, (something I can personally relate to) figuring this out is something I will guide you through in therapy. Trauma can be terrible experiences in life (such as losing a parent or abuse), but it can also be things such as emotional neglect, an absent parent, or being bullied at school. In truth, anything that has an adverse effect on you could be considered trauma.


I’m Natalie a neurodivergent, Integrative Psychotherapist and Counsellor with a passion for helping people like you heal from life's traumas. As a therapist, I put myself in your world to see through your eyes and the healing comes from the human-to-human connection in our relationship. My sole goal as a therapist is to help transform your life.


The client/therapist relationship is a confidential and empathic one. I listen to you while you explore your inner thoughts and feelings, guiding you to understand and make sense of them. I focus on your concerns and tailor my therapy skills to your unique needs. Side by side we explore your life experiences. Things have happened in life that you have struggled to overcome but whatever happened to you, it’s not your fault. Clients tell me that after therapy they feel better in themselves, psychologically ‘lighter’ and ready to face life’s challenges head on.


You can have an initial consultation without charge to give you the opportunity to talk about yourself and decide if I am the right therapist for you. At this consultation you can also choose a regular time and day for your therapy sessions. To arrange your consultation, please get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have worked in the healthcare sector both public and private for the past fourteen years. I've worked with people across all age groups, with special needs, stroke and neurological disorders/illnesses, Alzheimer's and supporting family members who support these people. I have worked in multiple ability settings, in the community, nursing homes and hospitals. I lived in Sri Lanka working with underprivileged children in community settings as well as institutionalised women and men. During my counselling training, I supported survivors of sexual violence and childhood trauma and abuse. I have a bachelor's degree in Counselling and Psychology and a Master of Science in Psychotherapeutic Counselling. I am a graduate member of the British Psychological Society and a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). I abide by the BACP ethical framework in my practice, and I have regular supervision to support my client work. 

Member organisations

BACP
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

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students

Additional information

Sessions are £60 per hour. Concessions are available on an individual basis so please contact me for more information and to discuss.

90 minutes sessions are sometimes preferable for some clients. These cost more and will be agreed at initial consultation. 

When I work

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I try to be as flexible as I can to accommodate clients working shifts or early/late working patterns. Please get in touch to see if we can work around your availability.

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

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Online platforms

Skype
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Zoom
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