Philippa Chapman

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Dip.H.E Counselling, M.B.A.C.P
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Manchester, M29
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I provide a warm, friendly but professional service to my clients in an empathic and confidential environment to help you feel relaxed and comfortable.

My name is Philly and I have been a practising counsellor, based in Astley, for the past 14 years. I live in Astley, near Atherton. I'm married with two grown up children. I qualified from Salford University with a DipHE in Person Centred Counselling.

I tailor therapy to fit clients' needs in a warm, friendly environment where confidentiality is paramount. My aim is to empower clients to be able to help themselves whilst still feeling supported and professionally guided by someone who genuinely cares.

Counselling and therapy can help with a range of problems and issues, including:

  • Low self-esteem
  • Stress
  • Problems in your relationship
  • Anxiety
  • Feeling down and despondent
  • Issues affecting children and young people
  • Bereavement
  • Redundancy
  • Family changes
  • Divorce and separation
  • Bullying

My practice in Astley is within easy reach of all the neighbouring towns and other parts of the north west of England. It's conveniently located not far from the East Lancashire Road and close to a main bus route.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Counselling Cert.
  • DipHE Counselling
  • Post Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People

I have a very varied and experienced background within counselling. I have gained a diverse experience by working within a local GP's surgery, the Well Women Centre at Leigh and from the Worsley Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy as well as from my own practice. As a result I am able to offer guidance and support covering a wide range of issues to all genders.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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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
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£35.00 per session

Additional information

Sessions £ 35.00 per hour.

When I work

Available Evenings and Weekends

Manchester, M29

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults

Key details

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Philippa Chapman
Philippa Chapman