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At Altrincham Counselling Centre we offer a range of services that will help to deal with a number of issues including;

  • Abortion
  • Abuse
  • Addiction(s)
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Child Related Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Low Self-Confidence
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Marriage/Couples Counselling
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Personal Issues
  • Sexuality
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work Related Issues

We provide family therapy and work in schools to provide counselling to young people and teachers.  We are now running self harm workshops for children in schools.  We also provide a number of complimentary therapies including hypnotherapy, reiki and indian head massage.

My name is Tricia and I would like to give you a brief history of my background as a counsellor and the work that I do. I have worked for well established counselling services such as Relate, counselling young people in schools and Trafford Primary Care Trust, counselling in Loss and Bereavement.

I piloted a scheme in four hostels for the homeless in Manchester working with young people; male and female and often refugees, at times working through an interpreter. I ran this scheme single-handed and very successfully for Bess Counselling. I also worked for Little Hulton Women and Family Centre counselling clients for various issues up to the age of 75.

Before I had finished my training to become a therapist I had a vision and that was to open a centre that could offer different types of therapy bringing together a number of professionals in their chosen field. The therapists that I have working along side me were hand picked for their expertise, professionalism and dedication. At Altrincham Counselling Centre we work with a large client base generated from the local doctor’s surgeries, and by word of mouth.

The centre also provides Hypnotherapy, Reiki and Indian Head Massage. I trained in Person Centred Therapy but work in a more integrated way using the tools best suited to the client’s individual needs. I currently have the following qualifications:

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Certificate in Loss and Bereavement Counselling
  • Certificate in Young Person’s Counselling
  • Certificate in Child Protection Level One
  • Certificate in Domestic Violence/ Abuse Awareness and Safety
  • Certificate in Sexuality
  • Certificate in Solution Focus Therapy

I am a member of the BACP and abide by their code of ethics. I undertake regular training to increase my knowledge and enhance my practice.  Twice a year I am privileged to work in the world famous retreat, Chiva-Som providing wellness coaching.