About us

Welcome to The Horsforth CentreWe offer Counselling, Coaching, Psychotherapy and CBT therapy in Leeds. We also offer supervision to practicing therapists and training and CPD courses in Leeds.

As covid restrictions are lifting, we are now doing some face to face appointments and are continuing to offer appointments online or by telephone.
Counselling, Coaching, Psychotherapy & CBT therapy in Leeds, West Yorkshire LS18 5PX.

We are a team of ten therapists with range of approaches including Counselling, Psychotherapy, CBT, Coaching and Supervision. You can find details of our therapists and their specialist areas below.

The Horsforth Centre provides completely confidential counselling, coaching, psychotherapy and supervision in pleasant and relaxed surroundings. Based in Horsforth, north Leeds, this counselling centre aims to provide you with a very professional, caring and friendly service to help you find a way forward with a problem or issue that’s troubling you.

We pride ourselves on being very approachable and offer you a choice of services and ways of helping you. All four of us are members of professional counselling and psychotherapy organisations including the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and all have relevant professional qualifications.

Our philosophy is simple - we offer you choice: choice of therapist or coach or counsellor; choice of approach used and choice as to how long you’d like to visit us. We recognise that everyone is different and has different needs and we always endeavour to work alongside you to help you find the best way forward.

You will always be offered a warm welcome here at The Horsforth Centre.  We have made the Centre as comfortable as possible with comfy chairs, pictures and complimentary hot and cold drinks available to all clients. There’s also ample off-street parking.

Each therapist has their own listing on the Counselling Directory where you can find further details regarding specialisms and costs.

Training and Supervision

We offer therapy-related training courses at all levels including the Introduction to Transactional Analysis (TA101), Introduction to CBT, Counselling Skills and CPD courses for existing therapists. Our training is excellent and evidenced by our delegates returning for further training. For more information on our courses, and our supervision services see our website www.thehorsforthcentre.co.uk.

Training, qualifications & experience

All our therapists are insured, fully qualified and members of relevant organisations.

Andy Williams is a fully qualified and accredited Counsellor with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy BACP (Accred.). He also is registered with the UK Council for Psychotherapy and holds a Master’s degree in Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy: CTA, MA.

Andy has taken his TA (Transactional Analysis) development to the next level and holds a training and supervision qualification for Transactional Analysis TSTA.

Andy Williams is also dual trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy holding a Post Graduate Diploma from Durham University and the Newcastle NHS Centre for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy.

Lucie Stephenson is a fully qualified counsellor (Dip HE Therapeutic Counselling). She is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and works within their ethical framework. For more information about the BACP, please click here: www.bacp.co.uk

Michelle Pittam is a fully qualified Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist and works in both individual and group settings.

Other therapists include:

Mike Eyre, Counsellor

Sam Woodhead, Counsellor

Sam Reardon, Adult and Young person Counsellor

Tom Maidment, CBT Therapist

Les Clark, CBT Therapist.

Our team has a very broad range of experience within private pactice, NHS and voluntary organisations.

Member organisations *

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


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.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Other areas of counselling we deal with

Please see our website:  www.thehorsforthcentre.co.uk for details of our specialisms


From £50.00 to £85.00

Additional information

Fees vary at The Horsforth Centre - prices on application.


We offer early evening appointments as well as daytime appointments.

138 Low Lane
West Yorkshire
LS18 5PX

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.


The Horsforth Centre For Counselling, Coaching, CBT & Psychotherapy

The Horsforth Centre For Counselling, Coaching, CBT & Psychotherapy