Ian Wallace

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Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5RA
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This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

Ian has a unique quality in getting to the heart of the problems that people face and has practiced over 20 years, within all sectors of the counselling community. He works from a universal belief we should never judge or discriminate against anyone and everyone who is motivated to, can change. His theoretical approach is mainly person centered but also includes Psycho dynamic and systemic approaches. He has over 15,000 hours of face to face experience to help you understand your practice and your clients interactive processes. He is trained to deliver Individual, Couple, CYP and family work and works within many settings.  Ian is qualified Supervisor and a registered member of NCPS. Ian offers a free short face to face session to see if you feel comfortable with his style of supervision prior to any work undertaken, as he feels that a quality relationship between Clients or Supervises is most important to get the work done.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Unit 3 Suite 10, Benton Park Office, Bennett Avenue, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 5RA

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Wheelchair user access
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2nd floor via lift

Online platforms


Type of session

In person

A very personal approach to Supervision in so far as you decide what your needs are and I provide the support you need.


Ian Wallace
Ian Wallace