Nathan Staniford B.A. (Hons), M.A., M.A. (MBACP)

Nathan Staniford B.A. (Hons), M.A., M.A. (MBACP)

Chester
CH4

07909 514814

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About me

The first step can often be the hardest; talking to someone who is removed from your situation can help. I am a qualified and experienced counsellor with hundreds of hours of client work. I will provide you with a safe, confidential, calm and non-judgemental therapeutic space. I have a M.A. in Clinical Counselling and I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists). I comply with the BACP Ethical Framework and I attend regular clinical supervision to ensure I am working to professional standards

In addition to my private work I have worked in four NHS hospitals counselling patients and staff. I have also volunteered at a University counselling students. I have worked with men and women between the ages of 18 and 80. I offer short-term focussed sessions or long-term exploratory sessions, whichever suits the client's needs. I know that a friendly and professional client/counsellor relationship can be helpful and healing.

I understand the importance of mental health and its link to physical health. I am also experienced at counselling people who have ill health (including cancer) and those who are linked to the person experiencing ill health. I have witnessed people accepting and overcoming the disturbance and change illness can bring.

I have a private practice on the outskirts of Chester with parking and easy access. I will work with your needs and at your pace to explore and resolve your issues.

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Training, qualifications & experience

EXPERIENCE

  • Private Practice
  • Staff Support Counsellor at Royal Preston Hospital NHS
  • Staff Support Counsellor at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
  • Volunteer Counsellor at Liverpool Hope University
  • Staff Support Counsellor at The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS
  • Trainee Counsellor at Liverpool Hope University
  • Trainee Counsellor at The Hamar Centre, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital NHS

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MA Clinical Counselling (BACP accredited course)
  • Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Counselling
  • Certificate Counselling

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

£20 for our first session.

£40 per session.

Further information

Wheelchair access.

I offer evening sessions.

I offer home visits.


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Maps & Directions

Chester, CH4

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: No

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes

Availability

daytime and evening appointments, home visits available

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults