Child Counselling in Stoke-on-Trent

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Amy Lewis
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
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I specialise in providing counselling for children , young people and young adults aged between 9 - 24 years old. I help young people to gain confidence and believe in themselves by listening and offering an understanding of what is important to them. I offer a confidential service to help young people find their voice and I am here to support them with anything that they may need. I help young people with many different difficulties, which includes low self-esteem, low confidence, anxiety, low mood, self-harm etc.
01782 498114
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Stoke-on-Trent ST1
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Linda Szekely
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
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Hello. My name is Linda and I am a qualified Psychotherapist. I understand how hard it is to reach out for help, but through support and guidance things can change. If you are struggling to come to terms with something, or feel stressed, anxious, or feel like you are facing a challenge that you need support with, then please do get in touch. I have over 10 years’ experience of working with children , teenagers, and adults, with a variety of difficulties.
07588 737932
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Stoke-on-Trent ST6
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Sherwin Psychological Therapies
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Hi, my name is Gemma and I have been a therapist for over 10 years. I have experience clients with a variety of mental health concerns. There are no issues that are too big or too small for therapy. I can work with you for a short period of time, or for more long term therapy, depending on your needs. I am empathic, supportive, responsive and dynamic. I have a strong history of helping both children and adults overcome their difficulties and achieve their life goals, whatever they may be. I have a specialist interest in fertility counselling.
07723 490507
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Stoke-on-Trent ST1
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Deb Haynes
Counsellor, MBACP
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Hello, I'm Deb Haynes and I hope that I can help you. I work primarily with children and families, but also with individuals. I use a person centred approach and other techniques which I have trained in such as play therapy. Some of the stressful issues that a lot of people experience are bereavement (including pet bereavement) , trauma, behavioural/trust issues, self esteem issues, self harming and harmful sexual behaviour issues. Please get in touch.
01270 906390
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Stoke-on-Trent ST12
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Lisa Woolrich
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP Accred
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Having 19 years of Counselling experience, working with Adults, Children & Young People, I understand how important it is to find the right therapist for you, or your child .
Is now the right time for you to invest in yourself? My curiosity lies within exploring your current challenges, what may be keeping you in the past, what may be enabling your current struggles and how you can utilise your strengths to help you to move forward. Life can be difficult to navigate, it provides opportunities but it is sometimes not an easy road to travel. It is during these challenging times when you may feel that you would like an opportunity to talk to someone, in a non-judgmental, confidential space. To be heard and understood, whilst also being open to gentle challenges.
01782 983391
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Stoke-on-Trent ST3
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On the Horizon Counselling Services CIC
Counsellor, MBACP
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My name is Lisa Shaw. I am a qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor of 9 years and consider myself as a Integrative counsellor which means I may use various models of counselling I am able to adapt my way of working to suit your needs throughout your journey. I am a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy MBACP 273397. I have extensive experience working within the local area for various charities and local schools. I work with adults, young people and children with various issues. I specialise in working with attachment, anxiety, depression, confidence, self-esteem, resilience and self worth.
07807 204412
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Stoke-on-Trent ST9
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Szabolcs Gálvölgyi
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
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Welcome to my page! I am fully qualified and I have been practising since 2014. I specialise in anxiety, depression and loneliness and I work with with expats, adults (women and men) and teenagers/adolescents. As to my qualifications, I completed a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, a Master of Science degree in counselling psychology and I also frequently attend further trainings. You can book in for a free initial consultation.
01296 323423
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Stoke-on-Trent ST4
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Emily Grant
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
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1 Endorsed
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1 Endorsed
Issues I have worked with include; depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, anger, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts, relationship difficulties, workplace stress, serious illness, and many others. I have extensive experience working on a one-to-one basis with people who have a diagnosis of dementia and survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse. I work with couples experiencing difficulties in many aspects of their relationships, such as infidelity, communication break down and sexual issues. I can also help couples to find an amicable end to a relationship.
01782 986071
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Stoke-on-Trent ST3
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Helen Joy Green
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
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Hello and welcome, We all deserve a helping hand. Someone to lead us through the dark times. I believe I can offer this, by sharing my 16 years of practice, which has provided me with a vast experience/knowledge of working with adults, couples and young people. My passion is in the belief that we have the ability to grow and reach our potential. I work with compassion, genuineness and have a real passion for the effectiveness of the counselling process. I am a highly a sensitive person which helps me to empathise with others deeply. I value indifference and work in a non judgemental way.
01782 983552
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Stoke-on-Trent ST10
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Parkes therapy Practice
Counsellor, MBACP
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As a qualified Counsellor, I work in a Client centred manner, providing a solid foundation for therapy, building on trust and mutual respect, by providing a safe, warm confidential and non-judgemental environment in which to contemplate your emotional state, because quite simple sometimes life can be just too much. . I will endeavour to help support you on your journey of finding the right answers and building on your own natural resilience. I offer both short and long term therapy depending on your needs.
01477 412596
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Stoke-on-Trent ST8
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Natalie Jane Brayford
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
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Hi, I'm Natalie. I am a BACP registered Counsellor with a MSc in Counselling Psychology. Asking for help is not a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength and I am here to help. I am friendly and down to earth and offer a 20 minute free telephone consultation, we can have a chat and you can use this time to ask any questions, as I know how daunting counselling can be.
01782 983158
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Stoke-on-Trent ST3
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Juliet Bunting Spiritual Wellness Coach
Counsellor, MBACP
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Offering women the opportunity for introspection and self-reflection upon their own spiritual path in life, I draw upon multiple therapeutic approaches and healing modalities, weaving together an array of tools and techniques to facilitate a profound healing experience and create deeper, long-lasting transformation. The healing modalities that we will explore together include; Counselling, Somatic therapy, relaxation, mindfulness, meditation, Angelic Reiki, journaling, visualisation, nutrition, manifestation techniques, crystal healing and channelling divine intuitive guidance from Source.
01772 286823
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Stoke-on-Trent ST4
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Kay Glover Counselling and Supervision
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
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Verified
With over 15 years' experience as a counsellor, I can offer a calm, safe space for you to explore your feelings and begin to make changes toward the life you would like. If you feel anxious, depressed, are suffering from PTSD or feel suicidal, have general low mood or feel that the time is right to seek support please contact me for an initial chat. I work with a person-centred approach, integrating other ways of working to suit your needs. I offer a free consultation so that you can find out if you would like to begin your journey with me. Free parking and disabled access. Face to face, telephone or online appointments.
01782 493932
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Stoke-on-Trent ST7
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Diane Earl
Counsellor, MBACP
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We all struggle to make sense of experiences at times, for example, when our life is in transition as we are leaving home or taking on new caring responsibilities. As a counsellor I can offer the opportunity to talk in confidence. I have worked in mental health for over 20 years and have trained as a social worker as well as a counsellor. Social networks and our sense of connection, can contribute to our emotional resilience and ability to face life's challenges. I can help you find a broader perspective and your own way forward. With Covid-19 with us, I am offering a "wellbeing session" for £20.
07480 540068
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Stoke-on-Trent ST10
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Nigel Cadman
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
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I work in a person-centred manner which means that I value building a positive relationship with clients; working to create a safe and comfortable therapeutic environment. This means that I want you to feel able to talk and express yourself about anything that may be troubling you. We talk about whatever you chose, and you can do so without fear of judgement. This enables you to become more comfortable with things as you discuss your thoughts freely, giving you an opportunity to consider things from different perspectives and over time building your confidence to explore different options and possibilities that are open to you.
01270 433834
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Stoke-on-Trent ST1
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Jessica Reed
Counsellor, MNCS Accred
Verified
Verified
Hello and welcome! I understand how difficult it can be to embark on a journey of self healing and discovery such as counselling- whether you are ready to pick up the phone right this second or you are just browsing for now, the fact that you have made it this far is a huge step. I believe that no two individuals are the same and my practice reflects this.
01270 447601
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Stoke-on-Trent ST1
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Sarah louise Jackson
Counsellor, BACP
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01270 696672
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Stoke-on-Trent ST1
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Melisa Adams
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
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We are told how important exercise is for our physical wellbeing, our mental health is no different. Therapy does change lives and for that reason, if you are unhappy, stressed and not sure what to do, you need to remember that life is short and you deserve to live the life you want. Put yourself first, and do what makes you happy! My approach is integrative, which means that I am trained in several different modalities, allowing me to work in a way that suits each unique client.
01302 490114
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Newcastle ST5
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Need2Talk2Someone Counselling Services
Psychologist, MSc, GMBPsS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Supporting people with anxiety, anger, relationship issues, frustration, avoidance and more. Are you noticing an inability to delay gratification? Whether that be difficulties with work-life balance, abusing alcohol, cigarettes, or food, not caring what happens or what anyone thinks and pushing 'dealing with it' away! All these traits come into play when stressed as negative coping strategies and making changes might mean digging down to find the source of your thoughts feelings and behaviours with a trained counsellor.
01538 712566
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Leek ST13
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Healthy Minds Stafford Limited
Psychologist, CPsychol
Verified
Verified
With over 18 years experience working with individuals, couples and families, I can help you deal with issues in your daily life and provide you with the support/interventions to overcome them. Marriage Counselling, Relationship Counselling, Couples Counselling, Addictions, Anxiety Treatment, OCD Treatment, Stress, Counselling Anger Management, Family Therapy, Counselling For Depression, Gender issues. The therapy provided by Healthy Minds Stafford can: Help you talk about issues you find difficult to discuss with others. Give you the confidence to make changes to improve your life. Offer new insights into your issues from a fresh and impartial perspective.
01785 472435
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Stone ST15
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Child Counsellors

Do I need to attend therapy with my child?

Parents are an integral part of a child’s therapy, but the specifics of their involvement vary. If your child is young, you may attend most or all sessions; if your child is older, you may attend a few sessions or none; sometimes a therapist may ask you to have a session on your own. Whatever the arrangement, you should expect to work collaboratively with the therapist, your child, and your family members to take steps to help support your child.

How long are sessions with child therapists?

Children’s therapy sessions can last 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes. The length of the session may depend on your child’s age and the type of therapy practiced. You can discuss this with therapists you consult and the one you ultimately move forward with.

How do I get a child to agree to seek therapy?

The best approach is to have an open-ended conversation with your child about how they’re doing and what they might be struggling with. When you raise therapy, discuss the concept in an age-appropriate way, for example explaining that a therapist’s job is to help kids handle their hard or uncomfortable feelings. Frame therapy positively, as an opportunity to explore and build emotional skills—it’s an important tool in the toolbox to help kids feel their best.

How can I tell if a therapist is a good fit for my child?

A child needs to feel comfortable opening up about their thoughts and feelings, so if your child feels a sense of comfort, ease, and trust with their therapist, that’s a great sign. In addition, a therapist is a good fit for your child if the two can communicate well together; a clinician should be able to communicate clearly, effectively, and in an age-appropriate manner.