Amy Whittle

Amy Whittle

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Burnley

Burnley BB10
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  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Available for home visits
  • Concessionary rates

About me and my therapy practice

I’m a qualified counsellor based in Burnley and working with clients in East Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen, Calderdale and the surrounding areas

As a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, I follow their code of ethics.

I have additional qualifications in meditation and relaxation as well as training in supporting people who self harm, therapeutic work with children, domestic violence and mental health.

One of my main areas of interest is Autism, ASC including Asperger Syndrome. I have over 18 years experience of working with autistic children, adults and their families. 

I offer children & young people a variety of creative ways of working which can allow the child to explore emotions, problems and experiences.

I offer children a way of communicating through Therapeutic Play, Creative Therapy, Relaxation, Sand tray, Drawing and Talking, Role Play, Painting and Drawing, Puppets, Movement, Creative Visualisation and Therapeutic stories. 

I work with parents, grandparents and siblings as working together as a family can allow individuals to gain the view of others and an understand the child's process.

Practice description

Offering Face-to-Face, Telephone and Videolinking (Zoom)

My first session

During your first session, this is often an opportunity to talk about your reasons for coming to counselling. 

We will also use this time to see if counselling is the right place for you and also if I am the right counsellor too.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, AIDS/HIV, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Cancer, Career coaching, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Coaching supervision, Depression, Development coaching, Disability, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Leadership coaching, Life coaching, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, Creative therapy, Gestalt, Integrative, Person centred, Play therapy, Solution focused brief therapy

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Couples, EAP, Families, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy