My name is Pat, and I am based in Kirkburton and Holmfirth, but cover the whole of Huddersfield.

Is it difficult to see the wood for the trees? Do you need someone independent and professional to help you see more clearly, so you can decide what's best for you or your relationship?

I am an Accredited Counsellor with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and work to their code of ethics, confidentiality and good practice, and registered on the United Kingdom Register of Counsellors.
I am a Relate trained and licensed counsellor experienced in providing relationship counselling.
Another service I provide is work related counselling for Employment Assistance Providers (EAP).
I am also trained in IAPT for couples with depression.
My theoretical approach is integrative, drawing on lots of theoretical approaches, including psychodynamic, systemic, person-centred, T.A., C.B.T. skills, brief/solution-focused.
I have over 13 years counselling experience of both individuals and couples.


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You have taken the first and most difficult step in recognising that you need help.
Counselling is discreet and confidential, offering a caring environment in which to explore issues and situations.
Counselling enables you to gain some understanding of your current situation, allowing you to make choices and to consider what changes to make.