Wayland Gilley Reg.MBACP
I am a very experienced Person-Centred Counsellor and Counselling Supervisor. I hope you would find me approachable and respectful if you wanted to discuss having counselling with me.
I counsel individuals, couples and families, either short or long term depending on clients' needs and decisions. My counselling can be of benefit for most psychological and emotional concerns, including anxiety, depression, anger, addiction, bereavement, relationships, identity, trauma and abuse. However, my counselling is designed to work with the whole person, the unique life, culture and circumstances brought by each client.
I offer daytime and evening appointments at Hebden Therapy Centre, Hebden Bridge. This well managed therapy centre offers excellent facilities and is in my view ideal for counselling.
I can offer an initial counselling session for £20. During this session I aim to understand the key concerns which bring you to counselling, what you would like to explore or work on, and to explain some features of the counselling I offer. I would want to check that I am the right Counsellor for you.
My aim is to build therapeutic relationships with clients which create the safety needed to explore painful experiences, concerns and feelings. If you had counselling with me, I would hope to carefully develop and check my understanding of what matters to you, your values, your culture, your relationships and your thoughts about yourself. My attempt would be to openly tell you what I sense from you as you talk through your concerns, and that this may assist your progress towards greater self-understanding and well-being.
I believe that all people have potential for change and healing, although much hard emotional exploration may be needed to benefit from this. I work collaboratively and deeply with clients as they decide what to explore and how to move forward. My counselling is informed by the Person-Centred Approach. This a well respected model supported by a good evidence base for a range of concerns and problems.
If you would like to discuss counselling with me, please call on the number shown or email me on firstname.lastname@example.org
Training, qualifications & experience
- Advanced Certificate in Counselling for Depression - NICE approved for IAPT services
- Post-Graduate Certificate in Counselling Supervision (BACP endorsed)
- Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
- Post Graduate Certificate in Education (with qualified teacher status)
- BSc (Hons) Psychology
I am a registered member of BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).
I have a broad range of experience as a Counsellor gained from both private practice and working within several counselling services. I have counselled clients from a large variety of cultural and lifestyle backgrounds with a diversity of concerns and needs, including many with mental health diagnoses.
I have worked as counselling service co-ordinator, managing client assessment and allocation, policy and service development. For seven years I worked as a counselling tutor on a range of counselling courses offered by an adult education centre. This included an Advanced Diploma in Person-Centred Therapeutic Counselling, a nationally recognised course enabling successful trainees to practice as qualifed Counsellors. I was also the counselling courses co-ordinator for the education centre.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Antisocial personality disorder
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Tourette's syndrome
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I can offer your initial session for £20 to help you make your decisions about counselling. After that sessions are charged at:
£40 per session lasting 1 hour.
£60 for sessions lasting 1.5 hours.
These rates apply to both counselling and supervsion.
Concessionary rates are negotiable for those on a low income.
Whilst most clients choose to have weekly counselling, we can negotiate the frequency of your sessions. It would be for you to decide when you are ready to finish your counselling.
I am open to home visits where necessary at the same rates, although a mileage fee may be applied.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Day and evening appointments available from Monday to Friday.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
I offer counselling supervision to both qualified and trainee Counsellors.View supervision profile