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Preston, Lancashire, PR5
07769 188833 07769 188833 07769 188833 07769 188833 Registered / Accredited

About us


Rapport Therapy Service provides confidential specialist assessment and treatment to individuals and couples who are experiencing psychological and emotional distress. It also provides a consultation service to those who may be concerned or worried about their own mental health or perhaps a close member of the family. The aim of the service is to provide Psychotherapy and Counselling to those who may be experiencing difficulty getting the right kind of help at the right time, and who may wish to explore what therapeutic choices are available for the specific circumstance

Our way of working is described in therapy parlance as “integrative” but in straightforward terms, this means that one size does not fit all. In other words, the therapist uses a knowledge of various theoretical approaches to select the most useful way to work with a person, again depending upon the particular circumstances. What works for one person may not work as well for another, and it can be insensitive and potentially counterproductive to try and fit an individual into a therapy that is too rigidly defined and implemented just for the sake of it.

Training, qualifications & experience


Reg Kielty is a qualified psychotherapist and mental health professional with a career profile spanning  a comprehensive range of mental health and psychological care. He is an accredited and registered member of UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy) and holds a Masters degree in Integrative Psychotherapy from The University of Birmingham. Reg is also a fully registered member of BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy), and a member of The EMDR Association UK & Ireland. Accredited by the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) as a practitioner of DIT (Dymamic Interpersonal Therapy), Reg provides short term psychodynamic therapy and formulation to referred clients. He is also a member of the North West PPN (Psychological Professions Network) and a professional member of The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute in Nottingham.

With an extensive range of experience in both community and in-patient mental health care, Reg Kielty is also a qualified mental health nurse (RMN) and although not now practising as such was accredited by The Nursing and Midwifery Council from 1979 - 2016. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Science (Addictions), and a Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision awarded by the University of Derby. He recently trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing) Therapy, and is now offering this as part of the integrative range of interventions provided to clients.

Reg has a comprehensive knowledge of mental health and psychological care and its treatment, having held senior clinical and managerial positions in the National Health Service (NHS) and internationally in Australia and the USA. He has assured provider recognition with BUPA to provide Psychotherapy and Counselling and has current enhanced DBS clearance.

Qualifications & registrations:

MA Integrative Psychotherapy (Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Inst. Nottingham) validated by University of Birmingham.

(DIT) Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy Practitioner - accredited by the BPC ( British Psychoanalytic Council)

Qualified Mental Health Nurse (RMN 1979-2016)

Post Grad Diploma in Health Science (Addictions)

Post Grad Cert in Clinical Supervision

UKCP accredited Psychotherapist

Registered Member of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP)

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Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Attachment and childhood related difficulties
Relational problems
DIT (Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy)
EMDR Therapy

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic therapy

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Consultations – free of charge

Assessment appointments – £50.00

Individual therapy appointments – £50.00

Couples therapy appointments – £75.00

EMDR - Assessments = £65.00
              60 minute appointments = £50.00
              90 minute appointments = £75.00

Confidential Supplementary Reports to 3rd parties practitoners, GP's and relevant agencies: £60.00

Further information

Reg Kielty is a registered provider of psychotherapy/counselling for BUPA and psychological/counselling therapy for Aviva Health Insurance.


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


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.

Wheelchair user access

parking locally


By appointment for face to face  and during the covid 19 outbreak online and telephone counselling

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


My post graduate qualifications in clinical supervision were completed at The University of Derby, and in broad terms promote a supportive, reflective and developmental model of supervision.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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