10 ways to help a loved one who is suffering from depression

When someone you love is suffering from depression, it can leave you feeling helpless and incapable of lifting some of their burden and assisting their recovery. Loving someone with depression is never easy, as some days they will push you away and it will feel like you can’t do anything right, and others they will need you […]

Mental Wellbeing: The Positive Effects of Exercise

Evening All.  Have you done any exercise this weekend? One of my good friends just got her personal best in a 10K run today so she definitely has done her share!  As someone who is being treated for depression she has found that exercising regularly is really helping with her symptoms. This article is from the […]

Who’s Breaking Bad Mike in Your Relationship?

Even if you’ve never watched Breaking Bad you may be familiar with the type of character that Mike the hit man and fixer is in the show. Mike is one of those people who spends his entire life being let down; he’s  constantly disappointed in others and impossible to please. So what if he was […]

You Are Broken; Let Me Fix You

“To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.” ~Sven Goran Erikkson I haven’t included a quote for a blog or two so I couldn’t miss the chance to include this fantastic quote that begins an article by Leah Cox  writing for tinybuddha.com. During the course of her life Leah often […]

The surprising downsides of being drop dead gorgeous

David Robson reports for BBC Future about the the unrecognisable pitfalls of being too beautiful! A recent investigation by psychologists from the University of North Carolina have reviewed a huge amount  of evidence and come up with some very interesting findings. They looked at the influence of beauty at lots of different levels, from how people […]

Our Therapists

The psychotherapists and counsellors who work from The Worsley Centre are independent practitioners who share a passion for providing high quality therapeutic services. The Centre undertakes a vetting procedure with all practitioners to ensure the highest standards. However, the therapy process is highly personal and clients engage the individual practitioner rather than the Centre. Here […]


Anna is in Advanced Clinical Training in Transactional Analysis and has experience of dealing with a range of issues and problems.  More details to follow.  


I am an experienced psychotherapist, specialising in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT). I am an EMDR Europe Approved Practitioner, BABCP Accredited psychotherapist and I am UKCP Registered My qualifications include:- PhD MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy BSc (Hons) First Class degree in Psychology PGCE (Further […]


Counselling, Psychotherapy and Supervision. Are you looking for help? I offer psychotherapy and counselling to adults seeking help to address a wide range of life issues and difficulties. These include: self esteem and confidence; relationship and trust issues; problem gambling; stress and anxiety; low mood; bereavement and loss; life changes; personal growth and development. I […]


Originally from Glasgow, I am a qualified Cognitive Behavioural therapist. By establishing a therapeutic relationship in a warm, safe and confidential setting we can work together to explore how you think about yourself and the world around you and also how your behaviour, thoughts and feelings all affect each other. Everyone is different and there […]


In Advanced Clinical Training in Transactional Analysis. I offer friendly, supportive and confidential counselling and psychotherapy to adults and adolescents; individuals and couples. Appointment times are flexible beginning with a free 30 minute face to face session during which clients can ask questions to help them decide if I am right for them.


My name is Claire Dorrington and I have over 20 years experience of working with individuals, couples and groups when their lives have been impacted by issues relating to their emotional well being or mental health. As a counsellor and psychotherapist I have the skills, knowledge and experience to support your needs throughout our work […]


Certified Transactional Analyst. UKCP registered Psychotherapist. A qualified member of the UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA). Sometimes it’s hard to see the wood for the trees. By simply having someone understand us and appreciate the struggle and pain that we are going through can help us make sense of the confusion of life and […]


I am a qualified solution focused hypnotherapist. I am by nature a very positive person and have I have spent the last 6 years researching my biggest passion which is the way positivity impacts the brain and the way we can change our lives by the way in which we THINK. I have attended countless […]


Angie Macklin Certified Transactional Analyst. Cert. Couns. UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. Member United Kingdom Association for Transactional Analysis. Referrals Manager for The Worsley Centre. What good does talking do? I’ve heard this question asked on many occasions and I think the only way I can answer it is from my own experience. I used to hold […]


BA, MSTAT, CNHC registered. I offer psychotherapy with a psychophysical orientation. I have extensive training in Transactional Analysis and experience of training in a number of Body Psychotherapy modalities. I am also an Alexander Technique Teacher and Trainer. I work to help clients to gain insights and correlations between psychological and physical processes.


Together, we can identify where and how you are today, the changes you would like to make, how you can introduce changes appropriately and at your own pace. We can identify what limits or blocks you so we can alter your approach in a solution focused way. We can explore options that change your perceptions […]


BACP Person Centred Counsellor, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Hypnotherapist. Member BACP. As an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) I offer counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and hypnotherapy to individuals as well as providing clinical supervision for trainee and qualified counsellors. I tailor the therapy I offer to meet each […]


I am a fully qualified and UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy) accredited Psychotherapist. I trained as a Neuro–Linguistic Psychotherapist (NLPt) which is equivalent to a Master’s level qualification. I have been working with clients since 2013. NLPt is outcome focused and I tailor my approach to the needs of each client, drawing from different models […]


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Other therapists working at The Worsley Centre include Kath Bond and David Poole. ABBREVIATIONS: BABCP: British Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapies. BACP: British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. UKATA: United Kingdom Association for Transactional Analysis (formerly the Institute for Transactional Analysis) UKCP: United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy QUALIFICATIONS: All our counselors and […]

Coronavirus Update: We are still open

A few therapists are continuing to see clients face-to-face, and most are working from home offering Skype/Zoom-type sessions or telephone sessions. Please contact us if you have any questions.