Samantha Flanagan

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Anxiety Therapist (PGDIP, Registered member of BACP)
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Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Sam.  I am an anxiety therapist with a varied approach.  This means that I will use a variety of techniques to help you.  Together we will explore how you feel, what you think and look at ways to help you to move forward.

It is good to talk when you want to get things off your chest and free the burden of worry and anxiety.  I can listen and help you to talk through those fears.  We can put things into perspective and re-frame how you view the situation.

I have 6 years experience in helping people, like you, who feel stuck and uncertain to begin to live life free of anxiety and fear.

I help people to navigate difficult relationships, conflict in their lives and to put in healthy boundaries so they you can become happier, more relaxed and have better well being.  If you would like to feel calmer and more at peace then contact me today.

Clients tell me that they feel at ease and comfortable with my relaxed counselling style and I offer a safe space for you to begin to open up.  Therapy isn't always easy; I know this from my own personal experience.  I will gently guide you when you feel uncertain of what to say and where to begin as I know that this can be helpful too.

Ultimately therapy is worth the uncomfortable feelings to make a breakthrough and make lasting, positive changes!

I can offer early morning sessions from 8am and am also able to offer early Saturday morning sessions.

I am also an Holistic Health coach which means that I look at you holistically.  We can look at your whole life where necessary including sleep, nutrition, and exercise.  All of these things have an impact on your mental health too!

Getting in touch...
I can offer you a free introductory chat where I can advise you on how I might be able to help you and we can make an appointment together if you feel that I am the right therapist for you.

I will always respond or answer your email as quick as possible.

Training, qualifications & experience

I use different types of therapy modalities in my practice depending on what best suits your needs.  I ensure my clients are given resources and skills to take away with them after each session so that they can practice and begin the process of change.

I use mindfulness and relaxation techniques, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, and Attachment.

We will work on raising emotional awareness and how our thinking can influence our emotions and behaviours.  In this way we might work on re-framing thoughts and rewiring thinking habit to help you to feel better.

  • PGDip in Integrative Counselling and psychotherapy
  • PGCert in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Betterhelp Therapist.
  • Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP)
  • Fully insured and DBS checked
  • Regular ongoing supervision

I also have experience in and have worked with a range of issues both in voluntary organisations and in private practice. I abide by the BACP's code of ethics, and I am constantly updating my CPD (career professional development).

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

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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

  • £50 per session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday - Friday, daytime appointments.

Published articles

High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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