Nicola Holdcroft

Nicola Holdcroft


Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07855 888839

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Therapist - Stoke-on-Trent

Stoke-on-Trent ST1
07855 888839
Sessions from £65.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

Annual leave 4-21 March 2024

New client availability from April 2024

Please email nicola@orenna.co.uk for all enquiries

I work Monday - Thursday 9am - 6.30pm

I don't work Fridays, evenings or weekends.


About me and my therapy practice

Hello,

I understand that it can be daunting to choose a therapist online before meeting in person so let me tell you a bit about my professional background.

The foundation of my work is underpinned by establishing a high quality therapeutic relationship with my clients. This enables us to work together in a way that is safe and supportive to help you to identify and action the desired changes in your life.

As well as my private practice at Orenna, I have experience of working in a local Hospice Bereavement Counselling Service, the NHS Staff Counselling Service, (as a volunteer and on contract), A Domestic Violence Service, Occupational Health Programs, The Local Authority & EAPs.

My background is in Human Resources Management and I maintain strong links with business to the present day. 

I have a special interest in working with clients navigating the peri-menopause, menopause, anxiety and depression. 

I also work with students who are at University, in person or on Zoom who are experiencing educational/social distress.

My therapeutic qualification is in Psychotherapeutic Counselling. I am an Integrative Therapist. This means nothing more than I can use a variety of different therapeutic techniques to enable us to work through your therapy goals together. 

I believe that effective therapy is not a 'one size fits all' approach and your needs are always the priority here.

I am a Certified Telephone and Online Therapist. I offer both face to face sessions and online therapy via Zoom. 

Through my work and life experience, I understand that we can all get stuck from time to time and my aim is to support you while you work out a way forward by offering a non-judgmental and supportive space where the focus is on you.



Practice description

My practice is based in a beautiful Victorian building in the heart of North Staffordshire.

I work with individuals (18+)

I do not offer couples therapy (although I am currently undertaking additional training to do so in the future).

I offer a concessionary rate of £45 to Student Counsellors/Counsellors in training. (Limited places)

50 mins - £65

90 mins - £100

First contact by email please at nicola@orenna.co.uk or via the link on our website www.orenna.co.uk

(Please note that some of the contact options offered on the generic BACP enquiry form on this website are not applicable to my practice.)

More information & FAQ's can be found on our website www.orenna.co.uk or please email me with any questions you may have.

My first session

Your first session will be up to 1 hour to allow us time to work through our contract, BACP ethical practice & GDPR information at the beginning of the appointment and to answer any questions you may have.

Subsequent appointments are 50 mins'

Longer appointment of 90 minutes are available by prior request

If you do not wish to commit to long term therapy at the moment but would still like to benefit from an appointment, I offer a 90 minute 'Single Session Therapy' (sometimes known as ONEplus therapy) in person or on Zoom where I aim to support you as much as possible in one session so that you have the opportunity to start to identify and make the changes you seek. Of course, further support is available if you feel it is needed.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Coaching supervision, Depression, Executive coaching, Health related issues, Loss, Menopause, Men's issues, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Emotionally focused therapy, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short-term face-to-face work

Languages spoken

English