Counselling Altrincham | Family& Child Counselling Centre

Counselling Altrincham | Family& Child Counselling Centre

Elizabeth Farrow BSc

Counselling Altrincham | Family& Child Counselling Centre – I am a fully qualified Psychotherapist, IAPT Cfd High Intensity Specialist, lecturer in Further and Higher education and clinical supervisor.  I have extensive experience of managing NHS services, third sector organisations and providing clinical and professional advice to a range of small to medium size enterprise and larger organisations such as leading private health care providers and a range of EAP services.  Recent contracts include; MOJ, MOD, Scottish Government, Virgin Media, DWP, Price Waterhouse Cooper to name a few.  I provide a range of clinical services to private practitioners who are members of the CThA, BACP, UKCP and BABCP and I run a Counselling for anxiety and depression clinic in Altrincham.

I provide clinical supervision to The Priory and other leading private health care providers.  I work as a locum in the NHS and I was involved in a project with Manchester NHS Mental Health services to help them reduce their NHS waiting lists.  I am now taking on fresh challenges with The Manchester College, After Adoption in Manchester and a Nationwide service specialising in on site trauma and critical incident support.    I recently provided emotional and psychological support to the NWAS and paramedics involved in the Manchester Arena attack.

I have taught and lectured in further and higher education and specialised in community based settings providing a range of educational subjects to enhance, job prospects, well being and helped local people develop their skills to enable them to contribute within the community themselves.

My background was in the fitness industry when I had my own purpose built gym.  I became a personal trainer in Cheshire and have worked with the rich and famous.  I have taught children dancing and movement to music and also the active elderly.  One of my clients was ninety-eight years young.  I am committed to offering services, which help the community to survive and thrive the modern world and cope with all the complexities of managing relationships, surviving adversity, bereavement and loss.

I offer a range of services to support women and young people.  I work with families in distress presenting with a range of complex issues. I am committed to anti-oppressive practice and equal opportunities.  I promote positive attitudes towards mental health and support people to live more active, meaningful and useful lives through education, motivation and inspiration.

After having an interesting and diverse career in Management I now work within my own practice.  I specialise in systemic family work and offer a comprehensive package to support families experiencing, distress due to relationship issues, drug, alcohol and substance abuse, bereavement and trauma. I provide clinical supervision for private practitioners and third sector organisations, in addition to the NHS and private medical sector to safeguard best practice and support practitioners.

During 2017 I aim to develop Mindfulness in the community, workplace and within education.  I will continue to provide mentoring and coaching.  I deliver CPD training and workshops around stress management, managing change, building resilience and providing clinical supervision to SME.  I work in partnership with other Associate members who are also keen to provide a range of services.


Counselling Altrincham | Family& Child Counselling Centre


Jade-marie Allen BSc

Jade-marie specialises in teaching movement to music and helps women and children express their stories through; dance, art and being creative. She currently works as a re-settlement worker helping young offenders re-connect with their children and families after being in prison and settle back into the community .  Jade-marie is keen to work with children and young people to inspire them and help them to be the best that they can be.

New for 2016 Jade-marie will be setting up creative spaces to help babies and children develop confidence and acquire new skills through sensory play and creative artwork.  To fond out more about the sessions contact 07832108546.


Counselling Altrincham | Family& Child Counselling Centre