Cheshire Natural Health offer conventional & complementary therapies for all the family.

Counselling (Face to Face):

Paula Cornes

Dip (Counselling)Psychotherapy
Relationship Therapy
Dip Hypnotherapy Practitioner
Certified Hypnobirthing Practitioner


Katie Woods

Katie Woods

MNCPS (Acc.) Accredited Membership, MBACP Registered Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor

Rosemary Dossett

MA (Couns), UKCP Accredited Psychotherapist and Supervisor, BACP Registered Counsellor

Lisa Hutchinson

BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) Registered Counsellor

Claire Caldow

Therapeutic Coach/ Counsellor/ Creative Psychotherapist
MSc Psychotherapy & Counselling; Contemporary Creative Approaches
Post Graduate Diploma Counselling
BA (Hons) Psychology (BPS Accredited)

Why consider counselling?

Counselling is a very effective form of ‘talking therapy’ that can help with a wide variety of issues. Counselling offers help to people going through a period of emotional or psychological distress and confusion which is hindering their normal capacity to manage their lives more effectively. It is a well established and clinically proven form of psychological help that can help to address the following issues:-

  • Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Children
  • Bereavement
  • Confidence
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Employment worries
  • Family
  • Identity
  • Loss
  • Managing Change
  • Mental Health
  • Panic Attacks
  • Personal Development
  • Self Harm
  • Stress
  • Terminal Illness
  • Self Esteem
  • Suicidal feelings
  • Relationships

What is Counselling?

Counselling is an opportunity for you to talk to a professional therapist to help you understand yourself and your situation. This might involve reflecting on your life experiences and your responses to new ones. The counsellor will also help you to identify what changes in life style could reduce any distress you feel, and to support you as you consider how to do this.

Depending on what you are able to share, the counsellor works with you to explore how you can progress towards living in a way that is more satisfactory and resourceful for you. Although the counselling offered is primarily non-directive and non-advisory, in some situations you may want more positive guidance from specific information and advice. The counsellor will suggest how this might be obtained.

How Does Counselling Work in Practice?

Counselling takes place in a private setting so that you can feel free to share your concerns in confidence. In the initial session, you will be able to talk to the counsellor to clarify the areas that you want to cover together. The counsellor will suggest the number of times you might need to meet to achieve your objectives. Each session is 55 minutes, normally at the same time each week. Depending on how things work out, you may wish to take short breaks in the process to work on issues that have emerged for you, returning later when you are ready to do more work.

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Our Counselling Therapists

Paula Cornes

Paula has worked for many years in Organisations Charities and private practise her warm attentive and compassionate approach combined with different skills and theories enables her to provide therapy that is unique towards each person’s individual needs this then can help to facilitate long term sustainable change. Providing this type of therapy can help people to work through a wide range of issues. Paula understands that a lack of connection to others impacts greatly on our Mental Health, which can lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness.

Working with deep empathy and having an understanding of your world along with good rapport (connection) enables her to help you to experience being heard and understood bringing the foundations needed for the beginning of therapy to be built and eventually through this process help you come from a place of dis-empowerment to empowerment.

As an experienced Hypnotherapist Paula can offer this as a combination with Psychotherapy to apply another approach to help facilitate change.
Read more about Hypnotherapy for Health here

Paula is a member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and works in accordance with the BACPS ethics and guidelines.

As well as face to face Paula also offers Telephone and Skype consultations

Visit Paula’s Website

Cancellation the day before = Full charge
Any appointment not attended on the day = Full Charge

Circumstance can mean that sometimes for an urgent reason you may not be able to attend your appointment… This will be up to the receptionist’s discretion whether the charge is waived or not.

Multiple Cancellations
Due to the high demand of my appointments, I will now operate a non refundable deposit system for any client booking where there are multiple cancellations. This will be 50% of the Appointment charge.

Katie Woods

Katie is a compassionate counsellor and clinical supervisor, with extensive experience of working with adults and young people. Having experienced trauma first hand, Katie understands the importance of having the right help and support through the difficult times and this is where her passion lies. Katie understands that the therapeutic relationship between the counsellor and client is key. To have someone who you are able to relate to is extremely valuable. Katie’s core training is person-centred, from the initial appointment Katie will discuss with you the focus of the sessions and will tailor working together to each individual.

Empathy is very important to Katie, acknowledging that everyone is different and understanding that you may feel nervous coming into counselling. Katie will help you to feel safe and at ease. Katie is experienced in working with a range of issues, you can read more by visiting her website –

Katie is also trauma informed and works with clients who have experienced single, multiple & childhood trauma. These sessions will help to build emotional stability, internal and external safety and coping strategies. For more information please contact Katie.

Katie is an Individual member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and works in accordance with the BACP Ethics and guidelines. Katie is also trained in suicide first aid ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

As well as face to face Katie also offers Telephone and Skype consultations.

Rosemary Dossett

Rosemary Dossett has 27 years of experience as a Psychotherapist/Counsellor and Supervisor in private practice and within organisations. She is accredited by the UKCP as a Psychotherapist and a Supervisor as well as being a Registered Member of both BACP and NRHP. She has also been a Trainer and Lecturer in Counselling.

Counselling and Psychotherapy are talking therapies that can help you make sense of difficult emotional experiences in your life. By sharing and expressing deep thoughts and feelings, a sense of wellbeing and inner peace may be achieved. Counselling can also help to identify limiting behaviours and actions and help you explore ways of making changes in your life. Counselling and Psychotherapy can help with grief, loss, fears, phobias, depression, anger, relationship issues, stress, anxiety, self-esteem, confidence, sexuality issues, post traumatic shock and abuse. I work with Individuals, young people over 18 years of age, older people, couples, Trainees and Qualified Clinicians and Supervision, either individually or within a group setting.

Lisa Hutchinson

Lisa began her career as a careers adviser, working in schools, colleges, PRUs, youth offending teams and within the community to empower young people and their families become the best they can be often in challenging circumstances. Lisa has had over 25 years of experience working with young people with SEN from the ages of 13 to 19. Lisa moved into the field of mental health when she realised that her clients were responding to her warmth compassion and empathy whilst sharing their inner selves and feelings as well as their career aspirations.

Lisa has also worked as a counsellor in private practice and with NHS staff and the police, running psychoeducation sessions on anxiety and depression as well as working with clients on a one to one basis. She has also worked therapeutically with young people in schools and colleges.

Lisa is a person-centred counsellor with training in Compassion Focussed Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Solution Focussed therapy. As well as being a Level 7 trained counsellor, Lisa is also an experienced level 7 careers adviser..

Lisa works with adults of all ages and works with children from the age of 14 and upwards and their families. Lisa has also been working clients on the autistic spectrum for several years in partnership with a Manchester Charity, Lisa feels that the relationship between client and counsellor can create happy, positive and lasting changes for the client. Lisa uses compassion warmth respect and insight in order to empower her clients.

In her free time Lisa enjoys walking her dog, meditation and enjoys using mindfulness techniques.

Lisa is a registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and works in accordance with the BACPS ethics and guidelines.

Claire Caldow
Claire Caldow counsellor

Claire Caldow

A little bit about me

Hello, I’m Claire. I’ve supported children, young people & families in the UK & overseas for over 15yrs in the charity & private sector in specialist assessment, trauma and attachment informed therapeutic services also supporting caregivers, professionals & systems.

I can offer a safe, non-judgmental space to help you explore via long or short-term counselling, depending on your needs. At the heart of it, my approach of working is relational and co-created with the therapeutic relationship as a key ingredient. Finding a counsellor that you feel safe and comfortable with is essential. I support the individuals own unique process to explore and create change with personal empowerment.

I offer an invitation to use creative expressive approaches, including use of movement, mark making, collage, writing, poetry, breath, sound and drama. These offer a gentle and playful way to explore, access and process feelings through symbol & metaphor, activate imagination, regulate the nervous system and for empowerment with freedom and possibility. This may open opportunities to discover vitality, to access inner resources moving with greater calm, confidence, growth and resilience through life’s challenges. Creative therapies can enable expression in a variety of ways, often without using words. A person is not required to have artistic ability to use or benefit from expressive arts therapy.

As a Therapeutic Counsellor and Coach, I offer 1:1, family & group sessions in the form of a right-brained integration approach incorporating mindfulness and relaxation techniques with strength building, resilience and compassion. I offer specialist therapeutic support for individuals & couples experiencing fertility issues, and from pregnancy to parenthood.

My own self-care includes dancing and movement, mindfulness practices, creative activities and enjoying being outdoors in nature. I invest in regular personal development including workshops, therapeutic groups, conferences and retreats.

Who do I work with

Children and Young People; Adults; Families

Types of support offered

  • Person-Centered Counselling/ Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Therapeutic Coaching
  • Emotional Wellbeing Groups and Creative Workshops

Special interests/ Experience

  • Creative, Emotion Focused and Embodied Therapies
  • Child and Family Emotional Wellbeing
  • (in)Fertility, Pregnancy and Parenthood
  • Loss, Grief, Trauma Informed Practice
  • Therapeutic Parenting & Relationships
  • Cared for Children, Parents and Carers
  • Theraplay Foundational Practitioner

Qualifications/ Training

  • MSc Psychotherapy & Counselling; Contemporary Creative Approaches
  • Post Graduate Diploma Counselling
  • BA (Hons) Psychology (BPS Accredited)
  • Fertility and Family Therapeutic Coach
  • Relax Kids Coach IPHM accred.
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid

2 easy ways to book an appointment.

1. Call us on 01925 730123
2. Use our 24 hour online appointment booking system.
Easy to use and you can specify a time and date to suit your requirements, even request a particular therapist!

Counselling therapy prices.

Please see price list

Our counselling clinic is ideally located in South Warrington, Cheshire, just 1 minute from J10 on the M56 (View Map) Cheshire Natural Health’s fully trained clinical counselling practitioners treat clients who travel from various locations to use our services, not just the local Warrington & Cheshire areas, including Chester | Manchester | Liverpool | Wirral | Bolton | Northwich | Winsford | Stockport | Wilmslow | Hale | Altrincham | Sale | Macclesfield | Buxton | Wigan | Southport & across the Cheshire & North West region.

Counselling Warrington | Counselling for stress, Bereavement | Counselling for Depression; insomnia | Counselling for Anxiety.


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