Sally Atkinson

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MSc UKCP Accredited Integrative Counsellor and Psychotherapist
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Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6AY
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Counselling and psychotherapy services to young people, adults, couples and families in a safe and confidential environment in the heart of Rutland.

Working to help people improve the quality of the life they lead by helping them to understand what has made them who they are today and how to recognise and break damaging repeating patterns of behaviour in relationships. Working with attachment issues and developmental issues from childhood that present in certain ways in adult relationships.

Experienced in working with mental health issues such as depression, bi-polar, anxiety, panic attacks, social phobia, low self esteem. Also chronic health conditions such as diabetes. Terminal illness from diagnosis to end of life work and cancer survivorship.

I am trained as an Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist and work extensively with couples to help them understand the difficulties in their relationship's, where they may come from and how to overcome them to achieve a more fulfilling life together. Sometimes couples work can be finding a way to separate amicably and maintain a good enough relationship to manage children when living apart.

I am also a bank psychotherapist on the government Practitioner Health Programme (PHP) for GP's in the area and a member of The Association of Family Therapists.

Training, qualifications & experience

Fully Qualified and UKCP accredited Psychotherapist and Counsellor
MSc in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.
P.G. Dip Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.
P.G.Cert Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Counselling skills level 4
TA 101 - Introduction to Transactional Analysis.
Five years experience working in private practice.
Two years experience working with the mental health charity Mind.
Experience of working with cancer patients from diagnosis through to survivorship of palliative care and end of life work.
Trained in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy

Member of Association of Family Therapists

Bank Psychotherapist for the Practitioner Health Programme

Fully Qualified Clinical Supervisor (Level 7)

Member organisations

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£60.00 per session

Additional information

£60 an hour session for individuals

£75 an hour session for couples

£60 an hour session for clinical supervision

When I work

Daytime and some evening appointments available.

Rutland Counselling Ltd, The Rutland Therapy Centre, 40 Melton Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6AY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)


In person

I hold a Diploma in Clinical Supervision from The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute.

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Sally Atkinson
Sally Atkinson