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

Rosemary Dossett

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

Paula Cornes

Paula Cornes

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


Katie Woods

Dip Couns, Reg MBACP

Gail Thorne

Gail Thorne

CC.Cert Relate
Diploma in Psychosexual Therapy Relate
PG Cert Systemic Family Therapy, University of Hull
PG Dip Clinical Supervision, University of Hull
Registered Member BACP

Estelle Linney

BSc (Hons), PGCert, PGDip (Dist), Clinical Counselling,MBACP, MCIEEM.

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

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.

Rosemary is available for Telephone and Skype consultations only until further notice.

Paula Cornes

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

Katie Woods

Katie is a compassionate counsellor, with 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.

Gail Thorne

About Gail

Gail has postgraduate qualifications in Relationship therapy, family counselling, psychosexual therapy and clinical supervision.  Gail has extensive experience of working therapeutically with all aspects of relationships experienced by couples, families and individuals.   This can also include separation, divorce and separated co-parents.

She trained with the University of Hull and Relate where she continues to counsel and supervise their practitioners and she also works in private practice.  She is a Registered Member of the BACP and delivers training nationally for counsellors and therapists.

Gail works with integrative and relational models.   Her work with clients is structured around their needs rather than fitting them into a predetermined model of counselling thereby supporting and enabling her clients to make the changes they want.  Periods of challenge can be opportunities for change.  Knowing how and what to do to effect that change can sometimes need the support of a counsellor who understands relationships and family dynamics.   Couple and family counselling supports you in building better and more fulfilling relationships with your partner, separated co-parent or other family members.

Gail is also trained as a Psychosexual Therapist.  Sex therapy (PST) is a therapy which specifically addresses sexual difficulties and intimacy issues. Read more  about Psychosexual Therapy

Gail is available for telephone and video consultations only until further notice

Estelle Linney

Estelle is a qualified clinical counsellor, primarily practicing from a Person-Centred Approach to therapy. She believes in working at the client’s pace and providing a trusting and safe environment to explore ways of understanding feelings and emotions that are causing concern, supporting you as you work through them and move forward towards a better and more fulfilled and meaningful life.

Estelle works with clients who are experiencing feelings of loss and bereavement, stress, anxiety, depression, low-mood, post-traumatic stress, bullying, abuse, health issues, work related problems, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Estelle also has experience in working with adults caring for individuals diagnosed with dementia or in the early stages of dementia.

Estelle has a deep belief in reconnecting with nature and how this benefits mental health and general wellbeing, and together with traditional counselling, Estelle offers eco-therapy sessions which, if requested, would be explored further during the initial counselling sessions.

Estelle is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and works within their ethical framework. She holds a current enhanced DBS disclosure. She currently undertaking an MA studying the effects of Dementia on Adult Carers.

Read Estelle’s blog about Caring for the Carer

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.

Individual £50
Couples £60
Children and teenagers £45

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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