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Patricia (Trisha) Taylor Grad Dip, MA, Reg MBACP; Counsellor & Therapist

Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17
07805 866917 07805 866917
Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17

About me

Please note:

After careful consideration and review of circumstances because of the effects of COVID-19  I am currently unable to take on new clients in 2020.

Training, qualifications & experience


2001 Certificate In Counselling: University York St.John,York

2003 Graduate Diploma In Counselling University York St.John,York

2005 MA in Counselling Studies: University York St.John,York

2017 Grad Dip Systemic leadership & Organisational Development


I am an experienced counsellor, mental health advisor and trainer, and seeks to provide effective solutions for many of life’s emotional and psychological difficulties.

Initially trained in North Yorkshire, I have worked in a range of educational and mental health settings in different parts of the country with NHS, local authority education and social care departments and schools as well as voluntary sector and private practice.

Individual clients groups have included those with a range of difficulties including Special Educational Needs (SEN), poor mental health and additional social care needs. I bring many years of experience working with children, young people and adults experiencing loss, transition, change and re-adjustment to difficulties in life.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I have experience of working with children and adults with ADHD, ADD, ODD, Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Autism, Asperger's Syndrome. Dyslexia, Dyspraxia. Social communication difficulties, Social, Emotional and Behavioural needs (SEBN)

Workplace counselling, organisational development, leadership and team development


Normal fees sliding scale £45 per hour

  • Concessions available for low income or online sessions.

    Please feel free to ask about fees tailored to your circumstances.

Further information

Bereavement and Loss in Childhood

Please see my website for details of forthcoming training workshops for children's professionals on working with bereavement and loss in childhood or contact me to discuss your specific needs.

Bespoke INSET training sessions available.

Clinical consultancy is available to health, social care and education professionals where a complex or complicated bereavement and grief reaction is suspected in children and young people at risk of self-harm, exclusion, poor school attendance, anti-social behaviour or family relationship breakdown.

North Yorkshire

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


After careful consideration and review of circumstances because of the effects of COVID-19 I am currently unable to take on new clients in 2020.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Patricia (Trisha) Taylor  Grad Dip, MA, Reg MBACP; Counsellor & Therapist

Patricia (Trisha) Taylor Grad Dip, MA, Reg MBACP; Counsellor & Therapist