Carolyn Barker

Carolyn Barker

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Ormskirk, Liverpool,

Ormskirk, Liverpool, L39
Sessions from £45.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

Hi, my name is Carolyn Barker. 

I am a MBACP registered Person Centred counsellor with over 10 years experience working with adults, children and adolescents with a wide variety of issues, within settings such as NHS, Womans refuge charities, CAMHS, schools, colleges, and universities. 

As your counsellor, I can offer you time and a safe space to explore your problems without feeling judged.

In the counselling space we will create together, I can offer a relationship built on trust, warmth and empathy. I will not give you advice or tell you what to do because I believe that we all have the resources within and the ability to know ourselves better than anyone. 

Sometimes in life we can find it hard to talk to family and friends because we feel judged and talking to someone who we don’t know may feel easier. 


Practice description

You may feel lower than usual and cant understand why? struggling with depression anxiety or stress? suffering emotional pain with the loss of a loved one, divorce, job or something else? 

Whatever you may be going through, I am here to work alongside you so we can explore your feelings and thoughts within a safe and confidential space.

Given this safe space, you will start to understand yourself better and you may learn to start making your own decisions and choices again.


Foundation degree in Person-Centred Counselling/Psychotherapy

Certificate in Working Therapeutically with Children & Adolescents (masters equivalent) 

My first session

On our 1st initial appointment we can talk about what you would like to gain from counselling and how we might work together to make changes in your life. 

I am offering face to face, telephone & online counselling sessions via Skype, and Zoom.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, OCD, Personal development, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sex-related issues, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Humanistic, Person centred

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Trainee, Young people

How I deliver therapy

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