Psychotherapy in Manchester and Online
Psychotherapy for Individuals and Couples.
In Chorlton, South Manchester, and Online.
Psychotherapy and Counselling in South Manchester
I’m Liz Jeffries, and I provide psychotherapy and counselling for individuals, couples and online.
Sessions (for individuals and couples) take place in in Chorlton, South Manchester.
Please visit my Online Therapy page for information about Online Therapy.
Having been through a process of psychotherapy myself. I am now passionate about therapy, and the opportunities it presents for feeling better, exploring change and for resolving personal issues and difficulties in life.
My therapy room is based at Counselling Rooms in Chorlton, which is easily accessible from all areas of South Manchester including from Didsbury, Urmston, Sale, Flixton and Stretford.
Located on the corner of High Lane and Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton Bus Station is just a two-minute walk away. St Werburgh's Road tram station is within a fifteen-minute walk, and there is also on-site car parking.
Frequency of Attendance
It is an important requirement if therapy is to be effective that regular attendance is maintained. This enables us to build the solid working relationship that is often necessary to explore and work through presenting issues.
With this in mind I like to see people either weekly (preferably) or fortnightly.
For individuals I charge £42 per session for both face-to-face and online therapy.
For couples counselling I charge £50 per session.
In addition, I have a small number of concessionary rate places available each week for those who are on low incomes. Please contact me if you think you may be eligible for one of these places.
All fees are subject to annual review - the next rise is 1st April 2018
Payment methods accepted include cash, cheque, or bank transfer. I also take credit and debit card payments if you book through my Online Booking Page
Approach and Experience
The main approach underpinning my work is transactional analysis. This is a form of psychotherapy which focuses on how we become who we are, and how we grow and change during the course of life.
Please visit my Therapy Approach page for a more detailed explanation of the theoretical models which underpin my work.
I have experience of helping people with the following:
Abuse (Domestic, Emotional, Physical)
Anxiety and Stress
Bereavement, Loss and Grief
Psychological Aspects of Migraine and Chronic Pain
Sexuality and Identity Issues
Self-Harm or Self-Injury
Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem Difficulties
I also have experience of helping people explore and work through more general concerns to do with a sense of discomfort, ' just not feeling right', and a sense of recurring life patterns or themes.
Areas of Special Interest
I have a particular interest in anxiety. In particular, how feeling separate (isolated, alone) or connected (in relationship) can have an impact on levels of anxiety.
I also have an interest in how relationship and connectedness can be maintained at a distance. Online relationships can often be seen as 'second best' but in our increasingly technological society they are becoming distinct and significant kinds of relationships, and ones which also contribute to anxiety levels. Please see my Online Therapy page for more details about online therapy.
A third area of interest is in the psychological aspects of pain. I work with people who suffer from migraine and other chronic pain conditions, while understanding that pain can often emerge or worsen following periods of emotional distress.
If you have any queries or questions please do get in touch. The easiest way to contact me is by email but you can also contact me by phone or text message, My contact number is 07891 613580
I check my emails and voicemails regularly and will normally respond to your query within 24 hours during my working hours (9am – 9pm Monday to Friday). If you contact me outside my working hours I will get back to you during the next working day.
If you would like to see what sessions I have available, please check my Online Booking Page
Please also do get in contact with me by email, phone or text if you have any questions or queries.