Rachael Ingram

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Manchester M3 & Wigan WN6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I understand the daily frustration of living with depression and anxiety. Having had counselling myself, I know how it feels to sit in front of a stranger and talk about my inner most feelings. I'm here to accompany and encourage you on your own personal journey.

I specialise in person-centred counselling which means that during a session, you'll work with me by talking through issues, key events, concerns, behaviours and how you’re feeling...anything that’s bothering you. I immerse myself into your world to understand your perspective. I offer a safe and encouraging environment, one where you aren’t judged, so that you feel accepted and “held”. You’re then able to piece things together that may not have been clear before; acknowledge aspects of your behaviour; work through any hurt and get to a point where you feel capable to move forward and live your life.

As well as the talking aspect, I can also provide practical techniques to support you outside of our sessions.

Everybody who comes to counselling has different aims and outcomes that they want to achieve. Regardless of your reasons for seeking counselling, I believe it can enable you to reach your potential; help you to process your experiences and have a healthy mindset and behaviours; help you to fulfil whatever you desire; help you to develop a relationship with yourself; help you be the master in your own life.

Training, qualifications & experience

I studied for a total of 4 years and gained a Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling.

For the last 3 years I have worked with 1Point at St George's Centre in Bolton, dealing with NHS and self-referrals and supporting people with mental health concerns. Alongside this, I've conducted private sessions for the past 2 years where I've dealt with a variety of topics and issues.

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


£45.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer an initial 30-minute consultation free of charge. This can be conducted face-to-face or via phone/online to ensure that everything is the right fit for you. If you decide to start sessions, they are charged at £45 per session. Concessions may also be available depending on your circumstances, so please discuss this with me during the consultation.

When I work

I have flexible availability during the week for face-to-face and remote sessions. I can also offer remote sessions on a Saturday morning.

Further information

I work with all adults over the age of 18.

Face-to-face sessions are available at my office space in Manchester Royal Exchange, situated in St. Ann's Square in Manchester city centre, or in Wigan.

Remote sessions are conducted via phone, Zoom or FaceTime.

Omega Counselling, Bridge Street Chambers, 72 Bridge Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 2RJ

13 Oak Avenue, Standish, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN6 0EA

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme
Rachael Ingram
Rachael Ingram