Ian Simpson

Ian Simpson

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - South Shields

South Shields NE34
Sessions from £40.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Available for home visits
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

I work in a Pluralistic way, exploring your issues and finding ways by working together for you to live a more fulfilled life. 

I work face to face, online, at the telephone and I am also trained in and have been providing Walk and Talk therapy with clients for the last 3 years who may benefit from working using the outdoor environment for sessions. 

Practice description

I adapt my practice depending upon my clients needs which are varied. Everyone is unique and you will find in me someone who does not judge you. We will find ways of working together to help you understand your feelings and issues, finding ways to live your life in ways which you can accept, make changes which you feel need to be made and find a balance to the challenges you may face.

My first session

Our first session together will be a get to know each other session, this will usually last for the full 1 hour which includes a brief review of our free initial assessment (completed at the telephone, which we will arrange when I reply to your initial enquiry, there will be no fee for the initial telephone assessment) of what brings you to counselling and any pressing issues you may have before agreeing to work together. It is important that we understand and feel that we are both comfortable to work with each other for your best interests going forward. 

What I can help with

Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Career coaching, Depression, Development coaching, Executive coaching, Health related issues, Life coaching, Loss, Men's issues, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

CBT, Creative therapy, Existential, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Phenomenological, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Groups, Older adults, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone counselling, Time-limited