Tracy Henderson Dip MBACP

Tracy Henderson Dip MBACP

The Waters Edge Retreat
14B Fore Street
TR27 4DY

01736 603510 / 07765 140319

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The Waters Edge Retreat
14B Fore Street
TR27 4DY

01736 603510 / 07765 140319

About me

Welcome, to Atma Psychotherapy, I am an experienced, registered and qualified Integrative Psychotherapist / Counsellor offering professional, safe and confidential therapy from the tranquil setting of The Waters Edge Retreat in Hayle.

I understand that approaching counselling can be difficult, often being the first time you may have reached out for help. I offer a warm, secure place for you to be able to talk through your problems and explore what is troubling you.

I believe there is no single approach that can treat each client in all situations, each person is unique. Working together we can explore the 'whole' self and any issues or experiences past or present you may be struggling with. Therapy allows you to become self aware of your thoughts, feelings, behaviours and relationships offering an environment for change.

Therapy can help with a range of issues such as anxiety, stress, depression, anger and aggression, relationship problems, destructive patterns, low self esteem, bereavement, loss of direction etc, as well as helping with longer term issues for example PTSD, abuse, childhood issues, OCD which may be deeply rooted. Short or longer term therapy is available depending on your needs.

Sessions are available Monday to Friday with some flexible evening appointments available and Saturday afternoons.

The first introductory session is £20.00 for 50 minutes to meet up and see if we can work well together, with no obligation to continue.

Further sessions are £40.00 for 50 minutes.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have many years experience working with adults and young people within various organisations and in private practice. My core training is within a Psychodynamic and Transpersonal framework which comes from a Humanistic perspective, my varied training allows me to tailor my approach to your individual needs and personal circumstances.

I have previously worked for;

  • Age Uk Counselling team - working with adults 50+ on wide range of issues including bereavement, loss of purpose, family / relationship problems.
  • Just Drop In Youth Counselling - working with young people aged 11 - 21 years with a wide range of issues, mental health, autistic spectrum, asperger's awareness, identity.
  • Blythe House Hospice Counselling - working with patients and families.
  • East Cheshire Hospice Counselling - working with bereaved families.
  • Womens Aid Counselling service - working with domestic abuse.
  • Private Practice - wide range of issues.

I studied at the University of Derby, Buxton for a professional Diploma in Psychodynamic and Therapeutic Counselling.

I am a fully insured practitioner and registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy and abide by the BACP ethical code of conduct.

As part of the regulations set by the BACP, I access regular clinical supervision.

My professional qualifications include:

  • Diploma in Psychodynamic & Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate Counselling Skills
  • Certificate in Counseling Studies
  • Certificate in Counselling Concepts
  • 101 Certificate Transactional Analysis
  • Assist Suicide Training
  • Certificate of Training in Domestic Violence & Abuse
  • Certificate Mindfullness
  • Certificate in Bereavement & Loss

As part of my ongoing continual professional development I regularly attend training & workshop events to broaden my knowledge and awareness increasing my range of available techniques to draw upon within the therapeutic relationship.

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The first Introductory session is £20.00 for 50 minutes.

Further sessions £40.00 for 50 minutes.

Further information

I also offer Reiki and Chakra Alignment, Japanese techniques for relaxation and stress reduction, both therapies help to promote self healing, restoring harmony and balance at all levels, physically, emotionally and mentally.

Reiki is a gentle hands on therapy which combines well with psychotherapy in particular for clients who feel stuck, have long term trauma issues or find it difficult to talk or open up.  When you have a Reiki treatment you will feel relaxed, calm and safe to talk about anything that is bothering you.

Chakra Alignment - Our seven main chakras are connected to our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels. Each chakra energy center is aligned along the spinal column, if you are experiencing an emotional, physical, intellectual, or spiritual imbalance you would need to bring in the color vibration that resonates at the same frequency as the corresponding chakra. The alignment treatment will bring your chakras into harmony and assist them in working together for your highest good.

Sessions are £35.00 for 50 minutes.

Treatments can be combined, please get in touch if you would like more details.

Maps & Directions

Hayle, TR27 4DY

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Yes


Appointments available weekdays and Saturday afternoons. Some flexible evening appointments available, please get in touch to confirm availability.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults