Sandra Winterbottom BA Hon's/Dip Counselling/Dip Counselling Supervisor

West Yorkshire

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West Yorkshire

About me

I am a person-centred Practitioner and have experience of counselling adults/young people and couples.

I have experience in many areas such as Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Bereavement (see below).  I also work with life threatening illnesses where I support individuals experiencing diseases such as cancer, from diagnosis, treatment and end of life. I support the client and the family/carers.

Home visits available.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have been a qualified person centred counsellor for 9 years and a counselling supervisor for 4 years. I have my own private practice and have experience of 1-1 and couples counselling.

My specialist area is loss and bereavement, body image, identity, life threatening diseases, end of life, trauma and coping with stress.


BA Hon's Degree - Counselling and Psychology in Community Settings

Barnardos - Supporting young people with disabilities, working from the Social Model of disability.

P.G.C.E - Postgraduate Certificate in Education and Training

H.E Diploma - Higher Education Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling in Human Relations.

Diploma Supervision - Person Centred - Individual and Group Supervision for Counsellors and Psychotherapist and those in related professions - Cascade Bridget Proctor

B.A.C.P - British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Registered Member

Professional Work Experience

NHS - Moderate to severe mental health issues.

Bradford and Airedale Cancer Support - Providing person-centred counselling for terminal patients, individuals and couples affected by cancer. Person centred Counselling Supervisor individual and group for trainee and qualified counsellors.

Samaritans - various issues, depression, loss, loneliness, mental illnesses.

ESCAYP - Emotional Support for Children and Young people - bullying, relationship issues, identity, depression, anger, trauma.

Mind - A wide range of mental health issues

Counselling supervisor - trainee and group supervision, Cancer Support Bradford and Airedale

Own private practice - Trainee and qualified counsellors/psychotherapist from various educational settings, experience and theoretical backgrounds.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Call or email to set up an initial assessment. We can then talk about what it is you want from counselling. If you are happy with  the first contact and want to continue a second session will be arranged for weekly/fortnightly counselling sessions.


Fees are based on an hourly rate of £45.00

I have a number of low-cost spaces to provide affordable counselling for those on low incomes. I also offer concessions for trainee counsellors.

I may be able to offer home visits.

Further information

I support individuals experiencing illnesses such as cancer, his sometimes means they are unable to leave their home. If this is you I may be in a position to visit you in your own home.

Maps & Directions

Bately, WF17

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Not available on Wednesday evenings.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Supervision & training

I offer a facilitative environment where, as with Person Centred Counselling supervisor , the relationship is key.

Online supervision:No
Telephone supervision:Yes
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