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Hi my name is Nicky, I am a qualified, registered Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist, Life Coach , Reiki and NLP Practitioner running my own private business Workingtogether1-2-1 which is based in Heswall offering additional services such as Reiki Skype , What's App , telephone Counselling to a wider range of locations which include London , America , Malaysia, China.
*I have just received an award by Central England Prestige Awards for Hypnotherapist of the Year 2023- 2024*
Thank you for taking the time to look at my page and if you are looking to make some lasting and positive changes then look no further I am here to help. You will be able to explore your thoughts and feelings in a respectful, safe, warm, quiet and comfortable environment, with someone who is impartial and not emotionally attached.
I deal with many issues, including depression, relationship issues, divorce, anxiety (generalised anxiety disorder), self-esteem, abuse, anger management, bi-polar, addictions, Ptsd , family issues and bereavement. I work with all age groups and offer couple counselling. I also work with university students and students helping them to achieve their full potential.
My approach is very calm and relaxing. Our Clinic is safe , confidential and based in a prime location.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have eleven years experience working in a counselling setting working privately and within Educational & Health settings. I have worked closely with young people, students, adults, families and outside agencies offering support and guidance. I am passionate and committed about the emotional health and well-being of every person and I believe that everyone is equal. I have also gained valuable experience working with children who have special educational needs and have delivered and adapted interventions to tailor and meet their needs.
I have worked therapeutically in a primary setting with a wide range of clients, adults, and young people who presented complex issues such as anxiety, mental health, depression, drug and alcohol misuse, relationship breakdown, historical abuse and suicide ideation. I also have a variety of experience working and receiving referrals from doctors , solicitors and outside agencies offering therapeutic approaches . Currently I am working with a variety of Companies through E.A.P ( Employment Assistance Programme ) helping Employee's to maintain and return back to the workplace after either short and long term absences. I am also working closely with clients who experience Tinnitus .
Aside from my private work within the clinic. I have also worked with students in a pupil referral unit and a emotional, social and well being unit, offering support, guidance and alternative strategies to a positive outcome. My experience also consists of working with staff in an education setting offering them support too. I am also Team Teach trained .I have attended and delivered workshops on Self-Harm and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. I have experience working privately as a Occupational Therapist offering short and long term therapy and reintroducing clients back into the workplace. We have also have experience delivering workshops on Futures Day to Colleges and training days on Work Related Stress in the workplace to Corporate Companies.
I have a post-graduate diploma in counselling and psychotherapy, from Liverpool John Moores University. This qualification is accredited by the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am also qualified in Hypnotherapy (Dip HSM, Dip AH, Master Practioner, Dip NLP, Certificate, Life Coaching and a Certificate in Reiki.
I am a member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and on the BACP register for Counsellors and psychotherapists. I also have my own personal liability insurance which enables me to practice safely and ethically and adhere to their ethical framework. I also hold a current and updated DBS.
Another approach I recently have completed is a certfcate in Reiki , I believe in offering a variety of approaches and meeting the clients individual needs. I am commited to achieving my goal and become a Master Reiki Practioner , this will allow me to further my experience to deliver workshops and offer training.
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
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).
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
From Jan 2nd 2018 Heswall Clinic has extended their opening hours to three late nights a week.
Tuesday 9am- 8pm
All other times and days remain the same .
The clinic is accessible by public transport and there is parking closeby.
I also offer Skype , Telephone and What's App Counselling.
£60.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
Concessions offered for
£60. for counselling individuals 9am -4pm £65 per evening sessions 5pm-8pm.
£85 couples 9am -4pm , Evening sessions 5pm -8pm £90 .
I offer a concessional rate for the unwaged, Trainee Counsellors/ Students and O.A.P .
Please contact me by telephone for a brief informal chat to discuss your needs and to find out more information.
When I work
Heswall Clinic has now extended their Opening Hours to two nights a week. Wednesday 9am -8pm Thursday 9am-8pm Friday 9-5.
I continuously attend courses as part of my Continuous Personal Development, I believe keeping my knowledge updated, fresh, new and current will help the client to manage and have a better understanding of their presenting issue.
Here is a list of courses that I have attended:
- Safeguarding Children and Adults
- Working with suicidal risk in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
- Counselling Clients with Autism Spectrum Conditions
- Health and Safety
- First aid
I also offer Skype, telephone counselling, online and what's app Counselling .