Tom Elliott MBACP
I am a qualified Counsellor and registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
I work to The BACP standards and code of ethics.
I am experienced in dealing with all the events that life throws at us.
- bereavement and loss
- relationship breakdown
- Drug and alcohol addiction
- and abuse.
As well as private practice, I currently work part time as a Counsellor with children excluded from mainstream education.
I recently worked at a hospice counselling bereaved Clients and Clients with Life Limiting Illnesses
I have worked in a primary school as a resident counsellor counselling children. I have also counselled for several years for a large counselling charity in South Manchester.
I have also worked as a drug and alcohol counsellor doing individual and group therapy.
I am experienced in dealing with work related issues, bullying at work, dealing with difficult people, dealing with change, career progression and personal development.
Also, experienced in working with individuals who are struggling to come to terms with the loss of a loved one.
I have worked with survivors of Sexual Abuse, and Domestic Abuse. I offer a safe place where people can disclose their experiences be heard and supported with out fear of being judged.
I use my varied life experience as well as my skills as a counsellor to offer a supportive therapeutic relationship enabling my clients to move forward in their life, in a different and beneficial way.
I offer a warm, caring, open and non-judgemental space to listen and help you address what has brought you to counselling.
You may wish to contact me to discuss how I may help you.
I am available for an initial session in which you can further discuss what you would like from counselling.
I recognise that some clients have difficulty leaving their homes and I am also available to counsel in individual client's homes.
Training, qualifications & experience
Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
Level 3 Certificate In Counselling Skills
Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Concepts
Level 2 Certificate in Drugs Awareness
Temenos Certificate in working with Children and Young People
Further Short Courses and training
Working with children.
Working with couples and families
Various child protection courses
I also am a trainer in stress management for a registered charity.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Drug addiction
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Depression and Anxiety
Issues relating to mid life crises ,relationship breakdown and divorce, retirement and getting older. Problems with family members over care issues.
Stresses in dealing with the criminal justice system both as victim , witness or as a person charged with an offence.
Trauma associated by being involved in an accident or traumatic event.
Post trauma management.
£50 per therapeutic hour
Couples £65 per 1 hour 30 mins
I am always available to discuss by telephone, how I may help you deal with your issues.
Feedback From Clients
"Following a difficult period in my life I sought help from Tom and he was fantastic. He put so many things into perspective for me and helped me through this period. I was so impressed with the way he looked after me that I referred a relative to him who was suffering low self esteem- within a few sessions he was like a different person. He has since gone from strength to strength and has now started his dream job. I cannot recommend Tom Highly enough."
Damian O'Reilly MBE
" Working with Tom helped me regain control of my life and rediscover purpose and a sense of my own worth. Talking through simple yet powerful ideas, and using them to counter feelings of confusion, fear and regret, gave me a positive outlook and real hope for the future."
" What can I say but thank you so very much for all your help and support. I knew I couldn't of changed without you. Thank you for my self belief."
All comments are published with the client's permission.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
both daytime and evening appointments can be made. I am also available at weekends by agreement.
Types of client