About me

Does life feel like it's getting on top of you?
Could you benefit from a place to take some time-out?
... to explore your thoughts and feelings
... to get back on a front foot again

My name is Patricia and I am a registered Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist working in private practice from my home in Wigan, Lancashire which is easily accessible from areas throughout the Greater Manchester area and Lancashire.

Zoom and telephone counselling sessions are available for individuals and Zoom for couples, who choose to access counselling (not hypnotherapy) in this way as an alternative to meeting in the room. This means we are able to have sessions throughout the UK.

I am committed to providing therapy in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice- Prof Dip PsyC (Level 5), registered with National Counselling Society.
  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skills (Cert Hyp CS), registered with National Hypnotherapy Society.
  • Post Graduate Certificate- Managing Health & Social Care-MHSC.

I am experienced working with clients with a range of issues, including, but not exclusively:

Anxiety, depression, stress, self limiting behaviours, PTSD/CPTSD, bereavement and loss, trauma, abuse, domestic violence, gender identity. See website for more details.


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.


£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

Individual Psychotherapy/counselling.  In person, Zoom or Telephone £50

Couples counselling. In person or Zoom £70

Hypnotherapy. In person £50


Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

I am available Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays.

I see clients early mornings and evenings where there is availability.

Further information

There are limited sessions available at a reduced rate for those experiencing genuine hardship. There may be a wait for this but please enquire for details.

Greater Manchester

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.

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