Steve Ishmael

Counsellor, MSc, MBACP

Verified by Psychology Today
Photo of Steve Ishmael, MSc, Counsellor in Manchester
0161 509 6596

Steve Ishmael

Counsellor, MSc, MBACP

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Manchester M16
0161 509 6596

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Cities/Towns:
Postcodes:

About

I am here to offer you the space to explore your feelings, wishes and situation. I work from the client's perspective and have been doing this for a long time. I am first and foremost a helper, someone you can trust and relate well with on any issue. I am not here to judge you or talk over you but to provide you an avenue to finding lasting solutions on any issues that i have profound knowledge of. Please feel free to make the initial contact and let us have a special moment to explore this further.
I can work with you on a step-by-step approach to finding solutions, i am also able to ensure that there is no relapse on issues you bring to therapy. I work with client using various therapy models thereby ensuring that we achieve the expected catharsis.
I am an empathic therapist and willing to work with any client irrespective of their origin, religion, ethnicity, race, class, disability, gender, orientation or issues.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: £55 - £110
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Bank transfer, Cash, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • AXA PPP
  • Aviva
  • Bupa
  • CS Healthcare
  • General & Medical
  • Health Assured
  • Health-on-Line
  • WPA
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 14 Years
  • Membership: British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy / Registered Member
  • Training: MSc Mental Health Practice - University of Manchester / 2005

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: Mersey Psychotherapies / Certificate in EMDR / 2019
  • Degree: University of Derby / PGC in Clinical Supervision / 2013

Location

Manchester M16
0161 509 6596

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Cities/Towns:
Postcodes:
Specialties
  • Family Conflict
  • Addiction
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • EMDR Practitioner
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Medical Detox
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Road Accident and Sexual Trauma Related Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black British and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Creole, German and Igbo - Nigeria
Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • HIV / AIDS Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centred
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Cities/Towns:
Counties:
Postcodes:
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2021
Photo of Steve Ishmael, MSc, Counsellor in Manchester
Steve Ishmael

Counsellor, MSc, MBACP