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Jennifer Gledhill
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
Verified
Making the first move to see a counsellor can feel like a big step, especially if this is the first time you've done it. Perhaps you feel like you’re worrying more than usual at the moment? Or maybe there is a specific issue on your mind that you can't seem to get past. Perhaps you've had enough of feeling anxious, or you're feeling low and 'stuck'. When we have the opportunity to share how we feel in a safe, confidential environment it can help us to develop a toolkit of coping strategies to deal with times when things get tough.
01924 975611
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Wakefield WF1
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LAC Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Hi, my name is Lisa and I am a qualified counsellor and a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. I recognise that starting counselling can be challenging however it can also provide opportunities for personal development and a better understanding of our current situation. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is extremely important, and is the foundation of all the work we do together. The relationship is built on respect, honesty and the use of empathy.
01924 977487
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Wakefield WF1
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Sanctuary Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
I believe that all of us need help sometimes with difficult issues in our lives. It may be something from your past or present or you may be trying to cope with life’s daily stresses. What would be your personal goal for therapy? Is there something you want to resolve in your life for a better future and a better you? Call me to discuss your needs. I am CRUSE Bereavement & Couples trained & have worked in education for 21 years supporting young people.
07479 274041
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Wakefield WF1
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Lucy Nuthall
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified
Verified
Welcome to my page. I look forward to helping you establish your goal in therapy and working on how we can reach this together. I will then support you in your journey towards or achieving or maintaining improved mental health and emotional wellbeing.
07976 547323
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Wakefield WF2
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Jessica Slack
Counsellor, MBACP
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I specialise in stress including work related and relationship issues. I aim to work with clients on practical solutions as well as developing a better understanding of themselves. I am qualified in solution focused person-centred counselling. I work with a wide range of clients who come to counselling with diverse needs and goals. I am a positive person who is dedicated to helping others to achieve self-awareness and develop their resilience. If you are looking for a safe and non-judgemental environment for you to reflect on your experience and what you are going though then person-centred counselling may be for you.
0113 467 5182
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Wakefield WF3
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Alyson Wood Bsc (Hons)
Counsellor, BACP
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1 Endorsed
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Finding the right therapist for counselling in itself can be a journey so thank you for taking the time to look through what I can offer you. At the present time I can offer telephone and online counselling. I offer a telephone assessment and can offer short term or long term counselling which can be related to coronavirus or completely unrelated. Please feel free to e mail me for any more information or call for an assessment.
01924 927884
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Wakefield WF1
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Emily Del-Grande Therapeutic Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. We all need support in life and at times, we reach out to therapy to provide us with that support. Therapy can help us to understand complex emotions, behaviours, or to learn more about ourselves. Sometimes it is just nice to talk to someone who is hearing and feeling what is going on for you. I can offer you a non-judgemental space to explore whatever it is you need support with. Together, we can work through your fears, your difficult memories or whatever is hindering you in life.
01902 943276
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Wakefield WF4
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Catherine Knibbs
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
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I am also Functional Medicine Health and a Clinical Supervisor as well as a Psychotherapist and so offer a service called "Functional Psychotherapy". I specialise with child/adult trauma from either the real world and/or any issue that involves technology (computers/social media/smartphones/Internet). I work with infants/toddlers/children/adolescents and adults for short and long term work. I work creatively, with technology, online or off and will also provide 'walk and talk' sessions if needed.
01924 793006
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Wakefield WF1
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Kristian Shallcross
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
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Hi I’m Kristian a Counsellor based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. I offer face to face counselling as well as telephone and online counselling. I aim to provide a relationship where people can explore their thoughts and feelings, helping them make sense of them. I work with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, identity issues, abuse and loss. Sometimes people feel that something just doesn’t feel right. This might be a relationship issue or a behaviour they feel they want to change. I work with the past, present and the future, aiming to work at your pace.
07480 638746
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Wakefield WF1
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Kevin Westwood
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Hi. At times we are challenged in life and we may need help to work through the issues that can affect us. Whatever we are experiencing, it can impact on our whole life greatly. At times admitting we need help can be a long and hard journey. Just getting to this point of looking for a therapist means you’ve addressed so much already and that you wish to take the next step. It's finding the right therapist for you, just like any other relationship is how you connect that enables you to feel safe and be open so you can work through your issues. So take your time to find the right one as that relationship can help you so much.
01977 802180
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Wakefield WF4
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Kat Hurst Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Hello, my name is Kat and I am an anxiety and trauma focused therapist. I support clients who have experienced any kind anxiety such as generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, PTSD, low self-esteem, depression and/or any kind of trauma or abuse, such as physical, sexual, psychological, neglect, etc. I work from a gendered perspective with women and girls and those who identify as female only from the age of 14 and above. I work in an integrative way with the clients using a phased approach to recovery. I will offer you the space to talk and be truly heard about matters that are causing you distress.
01924 975598
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Wakefield WF2
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Nadine Naughton
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
Verified
Hello I am Nadine, I have 14 years experience as a counsellor for children, young people and adults in Yorkshire. See my profile. I'm near Nostell Priory, junction 30/31 M62 and 38/39 M1. Wakefield & Huddersfield. I qualified in 2009 and I actively work with children, young people, adults, relationship counselling and family therapy. I have 14 years regular counselling experience and 12 years previous experience working with children's mental and emotional health service for Kirklees within Tier 2 and Tier 3 Ask CAMHS/ ChEWS - Northorpe Hall Services known now as Thriving Kirklees. I now only work in my own private practice.
01924 938065
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Wakefield WF4
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Dr Kerri Garbutt
Psychologist
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ONLINE SESSIONS OFFERED: I am a Chartered and Registered Psychologist with over 19 years’ experience in the psychological assessment and treatment of adults, with a wide range of psychological issues and needs. I am able to adapt my therapeutic approach and style to best meet your needs and therefore I can use a range of therapeutic approaches. I am also known for my ability to develop a strong therapeutic relationship with individuals that have difficulty trusting others, experience high levels of shame or have had negative experiences with other therapists/individuals in authority in the past. PLEASE MAKE CONTACT VIA EMAIL
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Wakefield WF1
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Dr Rachel Crane
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
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I offer a compassionate and supportive space to work towards goals of effectively handling difficult thoughts, feelings and experiences. I support clients to gain a deeper insight into what is most important and meaningful to them, which helps to make significant changes, fostering personal growth and well-being, creating a rich and values-focused life. I am committed to creating a therapeutic space that is collaborative and non-judgmental and draws on a number of evidence-based models to best suit the needs of each client allowing them to make sense of their difficulties and adopt new ways to cope.
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Wakefield WF1
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Colin Agnew
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
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As an Integrative and Transpersonal psychotherapist I believe that every client that I work with has an inherent capacity to achieve happiness and fulfillment regardless of circumstances or environment. The difficulties associated with living are as numerous as there are people alive today. I believe that each individual carries the seeds of future contentment in the difficulties that they face in the present. My approach to psychotherapy seeks to harness the potential for individual wholeness by creating a safe and unjudgemental space in which clients can obtain clarity on their past and present whilst shaping a sought-after and fulfilled future.
01924 950408
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Wakefield WF1
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Magdalena Szczurek
Counsellor, MBACP
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I offer a safe and supportive therapy in confidential settings for Adults, Teenagers and Couples where we can explore any difficulties, distress which you may be experiencing or even dissatisfaction with life. I provide emotional support to those who suffer with all types of mental and domestic health distress (depression, anxiety and stress), relationship issues, trauma, suicide, self-harm as a result have lost their self-confidence and self-worth.I also offer support and guidance for couples who struggle with everyday stress in their lives which could have negative impacts on their relationship, lack of communication and intimacy.
01924 950195
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Wakefield WF1
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Kelly Burnett
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
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Sometimes life can throw up unexpected challenges and we find that things that wouldn't normally bother us do. You may find yourself stuck, and unable to move forward; to make the change you so badly desire. It may be that you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed or stressed leaving you constantly worrying and struggling to sleep. Perhaps, you are having problems at work or in your relationships, or maybe you have suffered at the hands of others which impacts on your emotions and behaviours now. If any of this resonates with you, counselling can help develop the self-awareness you need and give you the tools to move you forward.
01924 950182
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Wakefield WF2
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Paula Dickinson - Alleviate Therapy
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
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I understand therapy can feel really daunting and scary at times, the good news is that you are looking here to make a start. We are not designed to figure out life and all its complexities alone. We can see and experience a lot in our lives and that can have a significant impact on us. It can be exhausting but it doesn't have to be like that. You deserve happiness and emotional freedom and I can help you to achieve that. I am relational and supportive in my style and create a bespoke therapy suited for the individual using several evidence-based interventions to help people improve their psychological and emotional well-being.
01924 975569
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Wakefield WF4
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Danny Ford
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified
Verified
Do you feel different than other people, like nobody seems to understand you? Do you often feel like an outsider? Perhaps you have trouble standing up for yourself or speaking your truth. Do you tend to cater to other people's needs and don’t get what you need? Do people sometimes tell you that you're a loving and giving person, but you feel flawed and unlovable? Do you feel uncomfortable in social situations, fearing that people will reject you if you stand out? Do you feel depressed? Do you often feel anxious? Perhaps you often don’t know what you need or want. Are you very hard on yourself and have lots of self-critical thoughts?
07715 272633
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Wakefield WF1
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Claire Marshall
MA
Have you decided you would like some support and started to look into counselling and psychotherapy, but does the idea of sitting in a small windowless office whilst you explore your inner thoughts fill you with dread? Maybe outdoor therapy is for you? By being outdoors we can over come the intensity of being in a small office, it allows us to be side by side on your journey and creates a balance between us that can create a stronger therapeutic relationship. Being in nature you are surrounded by the cycles of our natural world and this can be incredibly useful during your own explorations of your cycles of behaviour.
07592 893374
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Wakefield WF3
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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Wakefield are psychologists, licensed counsellors, therapists, and psychotherapists, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualised treatment.

Services offered, education, and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Wakefield then may specialise in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counselling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.

Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Wakefield, or Child Psychologists in Wakefield.

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Wakefield psychologists specialising in EMDR.


What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Wakefield specialise in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or counsellor who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

Can I afford counselling?
Yes. Most counsellors offer reasonable rates or will work on a sliding scale basis. Many accept health insurance. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the counsellor.