Sally Proctor MBACP

Sally Proctor MBACP


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About me

I am BACP registered and work with adults, young people and children. I have extensive experience in supporting families who are affected by a life threatening/ shortening illness. I specialize in pre and post bereavement support using a Family Centred model. I also enjoy motivational therapy and coaching by using a CBT approach.

I pride myself in having a warm, friendly approach to therapy and can quickly establish a rapport with Adults, Children and Young People. I work with professionals, (in particular teaching staff)  in managing stress and their emotional health and well being. I aim to promote coping strategies and long term resilience with all my clients.

What I can help with:

Anger Management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Business Coaching, Cancer, Career Coaching, Child related issues, General counselling, Health related issues, Loss, Self Esteem, Self Harm, Stress, Trauma

Training, qualifications & experience


I originally trained as a nurse 30 years ago and specialised in paediatrics and palliative care. Through my work I gained an interest in psychological therapies and qualified as a counsellor in 2006.

I have extensive experience of working in private, public and third sector organisations.

I have worked as Head of Children and young people’s services for a local Cancer Charity for 8 years where I established a specialist children and young peoples bereavement service. I currently work for a national bereavement charity as well as being Company Director with Listening Tree CIC.

My qualifications include:

National Advanced Communication Skills Training, 2012; Certificate in Working with Bereaved Children and Young People, 2012; Certificate in in CBT, 2008; Level 3 Diploma in Counselling, 2007;

Types of therapy:

CBT (Cognitive Behavioural), Family therapy, Person Centred

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


1st assessment session lasting 40 mins Free of Charge


£40 per session for adults
£30 children and young people

Maps & Directions

Chorley, PR6

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


daytime, evening, weekends

Types of client

Young people
Older adults