Nathan Jones BA Hons, MSc CBT

Nathan Jones BA Hons, MSc CBT

Preston
Lancashire
PR4

07736 658808

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About me

Are you looking for a therapist who has been in your shoes? Someone who has felt the pain and anguish of addiction? Someone who won't judge and has the tools to help you recover from your own alcohol, drug, gambling or sex addiction?

I have struggled with substance and behavioural addictions from my late teens until early 30’s. Over ten years in the absolute chaos, anguish and turmoil of addiction. Personal relationships destroyed; finances decimated; career in jeopardy, were the subsequent consequences of my destructive behaviours. on August 1st 2012, I finally admitted defeat and was admitted to the Priory Hospital in Altrincham.

I can honestly say that my 28 day spell in residential treatment saved my life. I learnt that addiction was a disease, an illness, that left untreated, had the power to kill. It was not a lack of willpower or moral deficiency as I had previously thought. During my recovery, it struck me like a bolt of lightning, that I could use all my past pain and experience of addiction and help other people to recover.

In 2018, I obtained a First Class Honours Degree in Counselling and have recently acquired a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy.  I am trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches such as: Person-Centred Therapy, CBT, Solution-Focused Therapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming -NLP and Twelve Step Facilitation.

I believe that my past is my greatest assest.

My experience enables me to develop strong therapeutic relationships and really connect with clients on an empathic level. I specialise in the treatment of substance and behavioural addictions.

It is my passion in life to help other people and if you are struggling with an addiction, it would be an honour and privilege to be of service to you. Don’t continue to be a slave to your addiction – there is an answer.

Please feel free to contact me, if you would like a discussion before you decide to commit to therapy.

07736658808 – nathanjonestherapy@gmail.com

https://nathanjonestherapy.com/blog/

Training, qualifications & experience

  • 1st Class BA Hons - Counselling - Lancaster University 2018
  • MSC - Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (currently completing) - Salford University
  • Inspire, Drug and Alcohol Service, Accrington = September 2016 - September 2017
  • Horizon, Wellbeing Service, Blackpool = September 2017 - November 2018

I have gained invaluable experience at both my previous placements, where I worked with individuals who presented with a range of issues such as: Anxiety, Depression, OCD, Sexual Trauma and all forms of abuse. Over the last four years i have also trained in the following modalities:

  • Person Centred Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Neuro-linguistic Programming
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Twelve-Step Facilitation

Member organisations

BACP

Fees

Standard fee - £50 per session.

Discount for trainee therapists - £25 per session.

Maps & Directions

Preston, PR4

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: Yes

Availability

Weekdays.

Types of client

Adults
Families