Integrative Psychotherapy / Counselling / CBT / NLP
Integrative Psychotherapy / Counselling / CBT / NLP

Chorlton Counselling & Psychotherapy

Integrating Psychotherapy / Counselling with EMDR, CBT, NLP, Life Coaching, Clinical Hypnotherapy

Issues commonly treated at the Chorlton Counselling & Psychotherapy Practice:

Chorlton Counselling and Psychotherapy: Don’t see exactly what you are looking for, then do please get in touch to discuss your requirements. My training and years of experience has given me the depth of knowledge and flexible skills to help you work through many psychological issues.

Would I Benefit From Seeing a Psychotherapist or Counsellor?

We all encounter uncomfortable feelings at some point or another within our lives. A wide range of emotions such as depression, hopelessness, anxiety and stress normally occur naturally as a part of our everyday life. As an example, it is actually quite normal to experience some level of anxiety or stress prior to an interview or examination.

Where it becomes a problem is when these behavior overwhelm you so much that it becomes difficult for you to perform normally in your every day life. If you are upset, tearful, have eating issues, insomnia issues, have poor attention, are lacking direction, have very low energy and enthusiasm, are drinking or using drugs to the extreme, have persistant low mood, having trouble managing your temper or getting along with others, then you ought to really think about visiting a psychotherapist.

About me

Helping hand | Counsellor in Chorlton | Psychotherapist in Chorlton | Chorlton CounsellingI am a well thought of and experienced Solution-Focused Integrative Psychotherapist, and combine psychotherapy with NLP, Life Coaching, Advanced Hypnotherapy, and Counselling skills. I offer both short-term therapy (up to 20 sessions) and life coaching, and additionally longer term psychotherapy and counselling. I’ve been in full time private practice since 2002 and have done practically thousands of client sessions up to now. I integrate all my training, knowledge and experience to deliver a treatment that is incredibly flexible and customised to your own unique personal needs. I have attained supplemental specialist training in dealing with addictions, anger management, insomnia and sleep disorders, the treatment of IBS, coping with pain, stress management approaches, and nature-based therapy (Ecotherapy), human development, psychopathology, mindfulness and Ethical Practice. I am an Anxiety UK Approved Therapist, as well as a fully trained and accredited GHR supervisor and am in a position to provide supervision to alternative therapists.

All treatment is carried out privately on a one-to-one basis, in a highly constructive, relaxed, supportive and non-judgemental environment. Treatment is usually comprised of 60 minute sessions, held at regular weekly intervals.


Online Psychotherapy and CounsellingWhen you are ready to make the inner changes you need, to achieve the life you want, simply click the button on the left, or phone me on 0161 881 4333 or email me to make an appointment now at the psychotherapy and counselling practice in Chorlton, South Manchester.

Please book an Initial Consultation session first.

How can I be sure that you are the right therapist for me?

I am aware that it is absolutely essential that you feel at ease with your therapist. Which is exactly why I offer an Initial Consultation Session without any obligation to continue.

Chorlton Psychotherapy |  Chorlton Psychotherapist  | Chorlton CounsellorThis allows us the chance to meet face-to-face, obtain a detailed case history and additionally discuss your problems, desired outcomes and the treatment process, in much more detail. Providing you with the opportunity to ask any questions, before making up your mind about continuing with the treatment. You will get honest answers to any queries you might have along with a realistic estimate of the number of sessions you will require. Also this initial session offers me the chance to determine if I can help you. If I don’t believe that I could help, I will not waste your time, and may refer you to someone with more specific experience.

If you would prefer to have a brief chat before booking the Initial Consultation session then please call me on 0161 881 4333.

How many sessions will I need?

As everyone is different this is a very difficult question to answer without speaking with you in much more depth. For short-term brief therapy dealing with a particular problem, you will probably need to budget not less than 6 to 12 sessions. For more deep rooted, life-long, chronic, or complex issues needing longer term psychotherapy or counselling, a lot more sessions will obviously be needed. Sessions usually take place weekly, however this may be negotiated to fit your own circumstances. After our initial consultation I will have a far greater sense of both you along with the things you need to work on, and will be able to offer you a better estimate.

Psychotherapy and Counselling Practice Location in Chorlton

I practice from a consulting room in my home in Chorlton in South Manchester, close to junction 6 & 7 of the M60, and the end of the M56. I also practice from Harley Street, in London.

If you can’t travel to me then I am available for online psychotherapy, counselling, NLP and coaching via Skype.

Corporate Work

My services can also be combined and tailored to your group or corporate needs, and range from EAP (Employee Assistance Programme – one to one psychotherapy, counselling or life coaching sessions) through to bespoke group training, workshops, and outdoor activities and retreats.

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If you are looking for a psychotherapist in the UK outside of the Chorlton and Greater Manchester areas try searching the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) website

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Chorlton counselling and psychotherapy offers help with a variety of mental health related issues in the Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Lancashire areas.

Therapy Services

Integrative Psychotherapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Trauma-Informed Therapy
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing)
AF-EMDR (Attachment-Focused EMDR)
Somatic Therapy
Clinical Supervision
DBT Skills
Life Coaching
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Ericksonian Hypno-psychotherapy
Online Therapy via Zoom / Skype
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
Open Public Workshops
Corporate Workshops and Training
Closed Group Ecotherapy Workshops
Ecotherapy / Nature-based Therapy
Outdoor Nature-therapy Retreats

Contact Details

Nigel Magowan
UKCP Registered and Accredited Psychotherapist
Registered Member of the BACP
EMDR Therapist
UKCP Approved Clinical Supervisor
Accredited Therapist Member of Anxiety UK

New address:

Nigel Magowan t/as
Inner Changes Psychotherapy
Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
M1 2AP
Phone: 07463 542368 (Manchester City Centre)

Opening hours:
11am – 7:30pm, Monday – Friday

Payment accepted by debit/credit card, direct bank transfer, PayPal, cash or medical health insurance.

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