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Has something happened or is happening and your finding it difficult to cope?

Are you feeling anxious, sad, lonely, angry or just generally not you? Are these feelings making life  increasingly difficult? Would you like to talk to someone who you can truly open up to, in confidence and without judgement?. Someone who will listen hear’ and understand you.

I genuinely want to help people feel better about themselves and lead a happier, healthier life. I can provide a safe and welcoming environment, giving you the space and time for you to explore all that you are feeling and experiencing, and together we may be able to make sense of those feelings, and enable you to see a light at the end of the tunnel.

I am a qualified Person Centred Counsellor and Psychotherapist providing counselling to adults 18 and over. I'm a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists [BACP]. I have experience working with mild and moderate mental health issues including anxiety, low mood, relationship and family issues and bereavement.

I offer therapy face to face, online via Zoom or by telephone.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss the counselling process further and hopefully dispel any fears or worries you may have around entering therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 4 Diploma [CPCAB] in Therapeutic Counselling

Person Centred Therapy

Certificate in Emotional Focused therapy

Certificate in Bereavement Counselling

Certificate in CBT  for  Treating Anxiety

Training in Equality and Diversity

Training in Safeguarding children and adults.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

- Menopause and post menopausal issues.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

Additional information

Free initial telephone consultation.

£40 face to face session ~ 50 minutes.

£30 telephone or online session

Student rates and discounts available dependent on circumstance.

Availability

Every day Monday to Saturday.

Further information

I am local to North Manchester, Salford, leigh, Bolton and surrounding areas.

Worsley Centre For Psychotherapy
50 Bridgewater Road
Worsley
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M28 3AE

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults

Languages offered

none

Sharon Boyd MBACP

Sharon Boyd MBACP