Sarah Schofield

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Counselling & CBT (Reg. MBACP)
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Manchester, M45
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Sarah - welcome to my profile.  I am an experienced counsellor and registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I offer a safe and professional service where you will be warmly accepted and listened to without judgement. 

I have experience working with clients with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and inner critic, loss, relationship issues and difficult emotions such as anger, guilt and shame.

I integrate two types of talking therapy to better meet your individual needs:

Person-centred counselling - the trustworthy relationship between client and counsellor provides a safe environment to explore your difficulties, leading to increased self-awareness and a better relationship with self and others.

CBT - offers a more problem-solving approach. It aims to help break down overwhelming problems into more manageable chunks, identify unhelpful patterns and make positive changes to improve the way you feel. 

How counselling helps: Counselling offers you a safe, non-judgmental space to talk freely about issues you may be reluctant to share with family, friends or colleagues. Sessions work at your pace, on the issues you choose and are tailored to meet your individual needs. Counselling can help you to make sense of confusing emotions, learn healthier coping strategies and feel more 'yourself'. Developing a stronger sense of self and your abilities empowers you to better cope with any current or future difficulties.                                                                                                         

Sessions: I offer face-to-face and remote sessions via video/telephone call. Sessions last for 50 minutes and are usually weekly or fortnightly - however, I am flexible and can offer sessions to meet your needs. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Skills and Theory
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Certificate in Counselling Concepts
  • Certificate in Counselling Children and Young People
  • OU/BACP How to do Counselling Online
  • Introduction to telephone and webcam counselling - theory, skills and practice
  • Practical CBT - Treating Low Self-Esteem
  • Practical CBT - Treating Anxiety
  • Practical CBT - Treating Depression
  • Practical CBT - Treating Insomnia
  • Working with Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • STORM - Suicide Prevention Skills Training

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


£50.00 per session

Additional information

Individual sessions - £50

A free, initial 20 minute telephone call allows us to have a chat where you  can ask questions and explore if I'm the right counsellor for you.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Currently evening appointments available from 4.30pm to 8.30pm - some weekend slots also available

Manchester, M45

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
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Sarah Schofield
Sarah Schofield