Nicola Marson

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Registered MBACP, Dip. Therapeutic Counselling
Available for new clients
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Manchester M34 & Dukinfield SK16
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I know the initial thought of starting counselling can be a daunting one and you may feel anxious about taking the first step. That's why I offer an introductory session through the means of a free 20 minute phone call or another form of communication that can be agreed upon request. If you wish to go ahead then, at our first session, we will complete a referral form, the counselling contract - outlining what you can expect from me and how the sessions work. You will have time to consider what you need from me in order to feel comfortable in our work together. We will begin to consider what your hopes are for attending therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

As an experienced, compassionate counsellor, I work to provide clients with a safe and non-judgmental space to explore your inner self; providing a gentle, empathetic environment which often allows clients to gain fresh perspective, clarity and make positive changes to their lives. I am passionate about 'holding your hand' to work through difficulties. I have experience supporting both young people and adults, with all manner of difficulties. I have extensive experience working with bereaved clients, as well working with family members who are living with a child with a life-limiting condition.

  • Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People.
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Mindfulness Diploma

Member organisations

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

Areas of counselling I deal with


£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

When I work

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Further information

I believe the therapeutic bond between counsellor and client should allow you to feel safe enough to fully express yourself and allow healing to take place. Gifting yourself the time and space to acknowledge your feelings can majorly help in life and being the person you want to be.

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M34

Dukinfield, Greater Manchester, SK16

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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