Trish Pagan

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(PG DiP) Counselling & Psychotherapy
Available for new clients
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Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK4 4AG
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you feeling a bit lost, fearful, stuck, confused or unhappy but you're not sure why?

Maybe you're struggling with work, relationships or just not coping with what life throws at you. You might have lost someone or something important and you’re not sure how to make sense of it, how to adjust, or where you fit in your life.

Working with a counsellor can really help to unravel such confusing thoughts, feelings and the fear of uncertainties. It can give new perspectives on how you live your life now and how you see your hopes for the future. It can also bring deeper self-awareness and help you to grow a healthier relationship with yourself, as well as with others.

I'm passionate about supporting clients to find their voice, to express their uniqueness. I'm warm, respectful and offer a safe, positive environment for clients to be heard and to be themselves.

Working closely and collaboratively with you, I aim to help you to explore and challenge your thinking, feeling and behaviour in support of you learning more about yourself and feeling more ready and confident to make change now and for your future.

If you're looking for a calm and confidential space to think and make sense of your own story, I'd love to hear from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified Counsellor/Therapist, with a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (PGDip).

As a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP), I work to their ethical framework. 

My client work has been in private practice and from GP referrals in a NHS setting. I have worked with clients of all ages and backgrounds, supporting them with difficult life events and transitions, including clients affected by; puberty, moving away from home, studying at University, menopause, chronic illness, divorce and relationship issues as well as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

I have particular experience in working with bereavement and loss, anxiety and depression, feelings of low self-esteem, low mood and the grieving and loss process.  

Before training as a counsellor, I built 20+ years’ experience working predominantly in People and Development roles in business, supporting people with stress, overwhelm, work-related issues, low confidence and personal development challenges.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Grief, prolonged grief, bereavement by suicide, childhood related issues, health related issues, personal development, shame, anger, guilt, women's issues, men's issues.


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured
  • WPA

Additional information

For new clients, I offer a free, confidential, 20 minute introductory phone or Zoom call to hear more about what brings you to counselling, share with you how I work and answer any questions you might have about the counselling process. 

Regular sessions are 50 minutes in duration. 

Please call or email me if you would like to arrange a call or a first session.

I check emails and voice messages regularly, so please leave a message and I'll contact you as soon as I possibly can. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Weekday Face to Face appointments can be arranged between 9.30am-7.30pm, including Lunchtime appointments.

There is additional flexibility for Online sessions on Monday-Thursday mornings. 

Further information

My therapy room is situated in the Heaton Moor Counselling & Therapy Centre, Stockport.

There is easy access to bus routes to Stockport and Manchester and the local area. We are close to the M60, and Heaton Chapel train station is a 10 minute walk from the centre. On road car parking is available around the centre.

If you prefer to meet online, we can discuss options when we arrange your first session.

Client confidentiality and the protection of client data is very important to me. I am a registered member of the ICO.  

I am fully insured and DBS checked.

I have monthly supervision and engage regularly in CPD (Continual Professional Development) activity to enhance my knowledge and practice, and to make sure that I am working with you in the best way I can. 

Heaton Moor Counselling & Therapy Centre, 33B Shaw Road, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK4 4AG

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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Additional languages

Knowledge of German and French.

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Trish Pagan
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