Other local counsellors

Simeon Centre counsellors are always in demand and we recognise that not everyone is willing to wait to see a counsellor or therapist. To promote client choice we have listed a number of local independent private talking therapy services most of which would be able to arrange an appointment within days.

The following list is provided to help you make an informed choice. We do not present these independent practices as ‘recommended’ or ‘approved’ by the Simeon Centre.
Other counsellors and therapists may be available in your area.

Perceptions Counselling and Psychotherapy07958 250421 or 0161 298 4123

Male counsellor and supervisor based in Radcliffe (M26) area. BACP Registered Member.
Session fees: £50 (no charge for first session/consultation)
webwww.percap.co.uk emailSend email enquiry

Josephine Cropper01204 696395

I am based in Horwich (BL6) on a bus route and offer a FREE ½ hr initial session. I am a registered (UKCP) psychotherapist with many years’ experience and I have an MSc in Psychotherapy. Because of my training and experience I can offer different, down to earth approaches to suit different individuals. No problem is too big or too small! I deal with many issues such as abuse, anger, depression, overcoming overeating, relationships, self esteem and stress. I am also a specialist in dealing with the issues behind overspending. I have day and evening sessions Monday to Friday. Please see website for more details.

Session fees: from £45.
webwww.jmcpsychotherapy.com emailSend email enquiry

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The Worsley Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy 0800 0199767 or 07980 559460

The Worsley Centre (M28) is a warm and welcoming environment for people wishing to undertake counselling and psychotherapy. There are many types of therapy on offer e.g. Person-Centred Counselling; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Transactional Analysis; Gestalt Therapy. All practitioners are vetted to ensure the highest standards and quality of service.
(Individual practitioners have a range of professional memberships - please enquire).

Session fees: from £35-50. Psychologists from £80 - £100.
webwww.theworsleycentre.com emailSend email enquiry

Please mention the Simeon Centre when contacting any of these independent counsellors/therapists.

Alena Stulock07504 625721

I am a bilingual Person-Centred Counsellor and can speak fluently in English and Russian. If you struggle to cope and are emotionally stuck, whether this impasse is a result of having suffered from: Bereavement, personal or professional setback, unexpressed anger or pain, high level of anxiety, broken and difficult relationship, lack of self-confidence, depression or stress, bullying, abuse, multicultural issue, or you are at that stage when you really want to talk to someone who won’t judge you and will listen to you, together we can explore the areas that you struggle with. My practice is located on Chorley Old Road, Bolton (BL1). BACP member.

Session fees: from £35
webwww.alena-stulock-counselling.co.uk emailSend email enquiry

Mary Turner - Solas Counselling Bolton01204 371930 or 07582 799540

Female counsellor. Practice based in The Haulgh (BL2) area. BACP member.
Session fees: from £35
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Kathryn Bond01204 602726 or 07879 853209

Kathryn Bond Person Centred Counselling and Supervision Services
I have 11 years experience offering Person Centred therapy for individuals. We all have times in our life which create difficulties for us: bereavement, loss, relationship problems, separation, divorce, work issues, family issues and loneliness, to name but a few. During these times we can feel we have gone off track. My aim is to provide an environment that is deeply respectful and free of judgement to help you gain awareness and insight in to your difficulties and get back on track. I am a member of the BACP. For more information or to discuss counselling please call me on one of the numbers above. Practice based in Bolton Town Centre, Sharples (BL1) and Walkden (M28) areas.

Session fees: £35 per session
emailSend email enquiry

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Thinking Therapy01204 238268

Thinking Therapy is run by Alison Birdsall, a qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist CBT in Bolton, Alison is a member of the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies BABCP. Alison specialises in Depression, Anxiety (such as Social Anxiety and Health Anxiety), OCD, Low Self Esteem, Anger Management and Phobias. Her practice is located at Bark Street, Bolton town centre (BL1) within easy access to the motorway, and transport links.

Session fees: £45
webwww.thinking-therapy.com emailSend email enquiry

Please mention the Simeon Centre when contacting any of these independent counsellors/therapists.

Dionne Sheen Professional Counsellor07542 820678

Therapist/Counsellor qualified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Person Centred based in Bolton (BL1). I have worked at a medical centre for over 3 years helping people to cope with depression, anxiety and panic. I also work with Children using play therapy. Teachers and parents report improvements in social skills, self-confidence and academic learning in children who have one-to-one counselling and children show considerable psychological improvement and are better able to concentrate in class. Therefore I am offering four sessions at £100 (The normal price for four sessions would be £160). I currently work at Bridge House which is within one mile of Bolton town centre, just off Chorley New Road (opposite Bolton School). Evening and weekend appointments are available. Free parking. Call for an introductory session or look at my website. BACP member.

Session fees: from £40
webwww.dionnesheencounsellor.co.uk emailSend email enquiry

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Sheila Giantzides Counselling01204 450073 or 07917 716756

My name is Sheila Giantzides and I specialise in relationship counselling (BL1 area). I have been a registered counsellor for over 12 years, working both in my private practice and for Relate GMN. I offer a safe and confidential setting where couples can explore their difficulties. Please see my website for further information. BACP member (BL1 area).

Session fees: first 30 mins of initial session free then £30 per hour.
webwww.sheilagiantzidescounselling.co.uk emailSend email enquiry

Please mention the Simeon Centre when contacting any of these independent counsellors/therapists.

Allison Corbett01204 845250 or 07836 289436

Hello. A little bit about myself... I am a fully qualified counsellor, with several years experience working within a variety of settings - Macmillan, University Counselling Service and GP referrals. I am committed to working in accordance with professional ethics and values. I offer a professional, warm, safe, accepting and confidential environment. My practice is in a quiet, private, peaceful setting situated in Bolton (close to Bolton School) within easy access of M61 J5 and A666 Bolton Town Centre (BL1). Appointments: daytime/evening Mon-Sat. Counselling cannot change what has happened in the past but may help you to gain fresh insight and give direction in your decision making.

Session fees: from £30
emailSend email enquiry

Therapy4You01204 698559 or 07769 691576

Female counsellor. Practice based in Horwich (BL6) area. BACP member.
Session fees: from £30 (concessions available)
webwww.therapy4youserve.com emailSend email enquiry

Lives for Living Counselling, Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy07805 113387

My name is Deborah Haydock and I am a fully qualified and experienced counsellor, psychotherapist and hypnotherapist. I currently work with clients in a private, comfortable setting on Chorley Old Road (BL1). The needs of my client and the relationship; based on honesty, respect and a non-judgemental attitude, are of most importance in achieving a more resourceful way of living. Please contact me by telephone or email for more details. BACP member.

Session fees: from £25 - £50
webwww.livesforliving.co.uk emailSend email enquiry

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Janet Higgins Counselling Services07513 071336

A professional counsellor and CBT practitioner (BACP registered), experienced in healthcare since 1989. Janet specialises in Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Abuse, Eating disorders, Bereavement and Couples counselling (further and advanced training following the Relate training model). A professional counselling service based within the premises of Bridge House (BL1 area), open to adults, young people and couples which is within easy reach of Bolton Town Centre, just off Chorley New Road (opposite Bolton School). Free parking available. Day and evening appointments to suit including Saturdays. Flexible payment packages and concessions available. Take advantage of a free 30 minute consultation to see if it's right for you! Please visit website for more information.

Session fees: £45 (individual) - £50 (couples)
webwww.therapy2go.co.uk emailSend email enquiry

Meg Gough01204 412256 or 07876 735117

Female BACP accredited counsellor based in the Harwood area (BL2). Experienced in relationship counselling as well as working with individuals.

Session fees: from £40
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