Our premises are in an easily accessible city centre location. At the Chester Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre there are over 8 therapists and counsellors who are experienced and qualified in theareas of facilitating people towards personal growth and problem solving Our team of male and female therapists work independently from the centre offering areas of expertise, interest and specialisation.
Our lives seem so complicated and busy these days, that taking time out for ourselves can be difficult. If you are thinking of seeing a therapist or having counselling in the Chester or North Walesarea, have a search round as it is important that you find the right therapist for you and your particular difficulty or issue. I am passionate about supporting people get to where they want to be in their lives.
Welcome to the home of The Chester (Northgate) Counselling Rooms. Established in 2011, our aim is to provide a safe, professional and high-quality confidential talking therapy service for anyone whomay struggle with a variety of distressing psychological problems.
I am registered to practice as a Clinical Psychologist with the HCPC (Health Care Professionals Council). I am also Chartered and registered as an Associate Fellow with the BPS ( British PsychologicalSociety) and am a member of the Division of Clinical Psychology and the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychology and the Division of Perinatal Psychology.
If you have found yourself here then chances are you are considering counselling, so why not book an appointment with me, we can discuss your reasons for seeking therapy and you can decide whether Iam the right therapist for you. Sense of Self is a friendly, non judgemental counselling service run by Laura Keegan, in Greasby on the Wirral, Merseyside.
We offer an initial assessment appointment during which we will undertake a full psychological assessment and may ask you to complete a psychological questionnaire. By the end of the assessment, wewill have jointly agreed whether psychological support is right for you and, if so, what it could help you achieve. If you decide you do not wish to attend another appointment, that will not be a problem. The full assessment process is not limited to one appointment and may take longer.
Our collective psyche is filled with the idea that one thing follows another; when someone dies and then a baby is born, we see it as an ending and a beginning. We say things like, "when one doorcloses, another one opens". The magical idea of endings and beginnings is with us throughout life. In the past, I feel that we were better at marking these rites of passage as we moved from one stage to another in life.
All our counsellors use a variety of techniques within our integrative counselling practice, including Person Centred, CBT, Transactional Analysis, Solution Focussed Brief Therapy, Hypnotherapy,Psychodynamic and others, and can amalgamate these to tailor our work together.
CCATS has extensive experience and a successful track record of providing psychological assessment and treatment services for children, young people, adults and families. We work in partnership withmany organisations including the NHS, Social Care, Youth Offending Teams, GPs and schools. Specialist services for looked after children are provided in partnership with carefully selected children's residential care providers.
I have over 20 years experience of working with individuals, couples, supervisees, groups and organisations in NHS, voluntary sector, educational and private settings. I hold the Relate Certificate inMarital and Couple Counselling and am a registered member of United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) with an M.A. in Gestalt Psychotherapy (University of Derby).