Tracy Ann Haynes MSc., Dip Couns., MBACP (Accredited)

Tracy Ann Haynes MSc., Dip Couns., MBACP (Accredited)


07828 508312

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About me

Life brings some difficult challenges and can seem hard to bear at times.  If you are feeling low and would like to talk to someone in a confidential and safe environment and would like to understand your feelings and explore issues in your life, then counselling may help you.

I am a fully qualified Accredited Person Centred Counsellor/Psychotherapist and an Accredited Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP); Accredited Certified EFT Practitioner (AAMET) and a member of Counselling North West.

My specialist area is Trauma including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). I have a Masters Degree in Psychological Trauma which has given me extensive knowledge in how the mind and body react to traumatic events and the recommended current treatments.

I offer an affordable, professional, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental service. I believe everyone is unique, and their experiences, and the way their experiences affect them, are unique. I work in a holistic manner, which means I take into account all aspects of people's needs including psychological, physical and social, and consider the whole being.

If you would like to embark on a journey of self discovery, in the aim of improving your quality of life and coping skills, then please contact me and we can work together to find the real you.

Training, qualifications & experience


MSc Psychological Trauma (Distinction)

ABC Level 4 Diploma in the Theory & Practice of Counselling

ABC Level 3 Cert in Counselling Skills

Level 1 Counselling Course

Certificate in Sexual Minority Therapy

Training (Continuous Personal Development)

Psychological Trauma: Therapeutic Perspectives

Post Traumatic Stress

Personal and Professional Integration of Trauma Theory

Managing Traumatic Incidents

Research Methods

Confidentiality in Counselling

Freedom Programme Awareness, Bolton Women’s Aid

Trauma: Linked to Complex Grief

Working with the Suicidal Client

The Impact of Suicide: A Brief Overview

Working with Men

An Introduction to working with Children’s Loss & Grief


I have experience working with both men and women, having worked as a Counsellor for a Women’s Refuge; a male Prison and in private practice.

My work and training with the refuge has given me wide-ranging experience with women, focusing on giving them empowerment and confidence.

Working at the prison regularly involved individuals who self-harm and have suicidal feelings and I feel my skills in this area have developed considerably.

My specialist area is Psychological Trauma and how overwhelming extreme stress can affect the mind and body and our ability to cope. Traumatic events can be broad ranging, from accidents, crimes and natural disasters to combat, childhood abuse and abusive relationships, just to name a few. Essentially, it is an individuals subjective experience of an event that deems it traumatic. People can react differently to a similar event, as we are all unique and have had our own unique journey in life. My work and ongoing studying around trauma including PTSD has given me a deep understanding of how trauma manifests itself within us.
I work with people to help them get a deeper understanding of what is happening to them neurologically and physiologically. We work together to understand their experiences and what it is like for them. Often just having a clearer understanding of what is happening to us can make a big difference, as on our own our emotions often completely overwhelm us. Once we have a deep understanding of what is happening, we can then work together to find a healthier and more peaceful way forward.


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Post Natal Depression
Family Issues
Affairs and Betrayals
Separation and Divorce
Panic Disorder


Individual counselling fees are £55.00 per 60 minute session

Reduced rates are available for students

Further information

Please feel free to call/Email me for a chat if you have any questions, worries or concerns.

Maps & Directions

Manchester, M28

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Monday to Thursday 9am until 7pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme