Sheena Rydings

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BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist
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Wilmslow SK9 & Macclesfield SK11
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you experiencing depression or anxiety?

Do you live with chronic pain or a long term physical health condition that is significantly impacting your life? Are you experiencing the menopause?

-Are you struggling with lack of motivation or feelings of hopelessness?

-Are you experiencing anxiety and worry or struggling to manage feelings of overwhelm or uncertainty?

-Are you struggling with negative thoughts  or lacking in confidence?

-Do you feel your chronic pain or health condition is controlling your life?

If so, I can help.

I am Sheena,  a BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.

I specialise working in Chronic Pain and long term physical health conditions. I offer 1-1 sessions in person at Wilmlsow or online via video conferencing or telephone. 

I have 15+ years experience working in the field of mental health. I have been working in private practice for 8 years.

I have been a specialist in chronic pain and long term health conditions for 9 years. I am also trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) which I utilise and use in my sessions.

I am accredited by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).

I am extremely passionate about my work.  I am always non-judgemental, empathic, compassionate and approachable. I provide time and space for us to work through your problems. I am warm, caring and have a good sense of humour!

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a very collaborative therapy so this means we work together as a team to work towards your goals and gain a mutual understanding of your main difficulties. This will allow us to agree the best way to move forward and address your difficulties. 

I know it can be really hard to reach out for help, so thank you for taking the time to read my profile. You can send me a message, email or call. I offer a free 15 minute introductory call where we can chat about your main difficulties, what you are wanting to gain from therapy and gives you a chance to ask me any questions you have to find out if I am the right therapist and right fit for you. 

My hope is to help you develop strategies to help make a meangingul change to your current situation and difficulties. I always strive to empower people, to feel confident and in control to manage their problems and to move from surviving in life to thriving.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have over 15 years experience working in mental health and over a decade working as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. I have been specialising working with Chronic Pain and long term health conditions (such as fibromyalgia/Chronic fatigue/ME)for over 9 years. 

Qualifications and training​​

  • Post Graduate Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapies
  • Post Graduate Diploma Advanced Practice Interventions in Mental Health
  • Graduate Diploma Psychology
  • BA (Hons) Psychology and Criminology
  • CBT for Persistant and long term health conditions 
  • CBT for Chronic Pain
  • Mindfulness
  • Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) for Chronic Pain

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)

The BABCP is the lead organisation for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in the UK. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the practice, theory or development of CBT. BABCP also provides accreditation for CBT therapists. BABCP accredited members adhere to the Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in the Practice of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, and are willing to be scrutinised in this adherence as required.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Chronic Pain
  • Long term health conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, ME, MS, endometriosis 

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£95.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

If I am not registered with your health insurance provider please get in touch and I will happily register 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work face to face Monday's at Wilmlsow Therapy Practice 

I also deliver online sessions Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays

8 Parkway, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 1LS

Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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