Patrick Morton BA, DipCouns, DHP(NC), Registered MBACP

Patrick Morton BA, DipCouns, DHP(NC), Registered MBACP

Staveley Natural Health Centre
Staveley Mill Yard
Back Lane

122 Highgate


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About me

I am a therapist with over 17 years of experience working in the mental health field in a variety of settings. I have an eclectic approach and draw on a variety of strategies to suit my client's needs. I will provide a supportive environment of acceptance and understanding in which you will be able to explore and resolve your concerns. I work with individuals of all ages who may be experiencing distress due to a range of issues such as:

  • Anxiety / Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Low self-esteem
  • Anger
  • Eating disorders
  • Self-harm
  • Stress
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Bereavement
  • Relationship problems

In my therapeutic approach I incorporate Person Centred Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Hypnotherapy and relaxation techniques.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA Social Studies (Hons)
  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Diploma in Hypno-psychotherapy
  • Advanced Certificate in Therapeutic Hypnosis
  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Certificate in Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • Certificate in Mindfulness Training (Level 4)

Additional Training:
I have attended various short courses and workshops including: Understanding Anxiety, Stress Management, Working with Anger, CBT for OCD, Transactional Analysis 101, Drugs Awareness, Perpetrator and Victim Awareness, Self-Harm and Suicide Awareness.

I have 17 years experience of working for a mental health charity working with individuals and groups. I also   work as a therapist for a leading Cumbrian charity (SAFA) offering counselling and support to people who self-harm or have an eating disorder.

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Each 1 hour session costs £45

All appointments will be charged for unless 48 hours notice is given.

Please feel free to contact me if you would like more information prior to making an appointment.

Further information

Ultimately, we are all here to grow and learn from the experiences we create with others through our thoughts, emotions and actions. In order to enjoy life and to be happy we need to be free to express ourselves creatively, to value ourselves and to connect with the world around us.

For many of us the ability to achieve these things is blocked by trauma, grief, loss and emotional disturbance. These blockages, though hidden, manifest as depression, anxiety, anger, phobias, addictions and many other physical, emotional and mental health problems.

However, we have within us the ability to heal. Counselling can help us to access this ability and once again reconnect with the joy of life and express ourselves freely.

Maps & Directions

Kendal, LA8 9LR
Kendal, LA9 4HE

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme