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Nick Brownjohn at Counselling Preston

Preston, Lancashire, PR1
07594325884 07594325884 Registered / Accredited

About me

No matter what you are going through, no difficulty is too small or too big to bring to counselling sessions with me. I am here to listen to you, to accept you, to help you see more clearly and to help you move forward.

Sometimes everyone needs some support and maybe you would like help dealing with a significant life event. Perhaps you are suffering with depression and are finding things too hard to face. Possibly the stress and anxiety that you are experiencing are impacting on all areas of your life. Maybe you are struggling to come to terms with accepting yourself. Perhaps a past event has left a wound that just isn't healing. Whatever it is that you would like help with, I will never tell you what to do, nor will I advise you, but I will help you to make changes in your life and help you to feel more in control.

I recognise that it can be hard choosing the right counsellor but I hope it helps to know that as an accredited member of the National Counselling Society (in turn accredited by the Professional Standards Authority), I follow a strict code of ethics and follow stringent professional standards, ensuring that I offer you the best service that I can.

Training, qualifications & experience

Professional and Academic Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma Level 4 in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • BA Hons

Further Training

  • Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Living with and managing addiction and mental health disorders

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


National Counselling Society

The National Counselling Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling Society

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy


Whilst social distancing rules are in place due to Covid19, I am able to offer counselling either on-line via Zoom, or by phone at £30 per 60 minute session.

Prior to starting our work together, to help you decide if I am the right counsellor for you, I am delighted to offer a free 20 minute initial consultation either by phone or on-line via Zoom.

Further information

Whilst social distancing rules are in place, counselling will be on-line via Zoom, or by telephone. When things are back to normal, the sessions take place in a dedicated counselling room at the Mandala Centre in Preston. There is free parking after 6pm, and 1 hour of free parking during the day. There are also car parks opposite the Mandala Centre and at the top of the street (£2 per hour). Additionally, the Mandala Centre is just a few minutes walk from Preston bus station.


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages French, Italian


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Nick Brownjohn at Counselling Preston

Nick Brownjohn at Counselling Preston