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Liz Bidnell
Registered Psychotherapist in Newcastle

Registered Psychotherapist Liz Bidnell

Consulting Rooms (by appointment)

The College Suite, College Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne and Wear

General Availability

  • Weekday Daytimes
  • Weekday Evenings


Professional Title

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist
Engagement rate - 54% of enquirers became verified clients


Counselling and Psychotherapy in Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Individual 40 - 50 minutes
  • Couple 60 - 60 minutes
Payment Method Accepted: Cash
Languages: English

Issues Covered

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) (ME)
  • Depression
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress


  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Integrative Therapy

Private Health Insurance Registrations




More Detail

Over 9 Years Post-Registration Experience

Welcome. I am Liz. I'm a registered psychotherapist - I support individuals and couples with their psychological health. I have private, public and voluntary sector experience as a psychotherapist. My interest involves Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), relationship problems and self esteem, as well as the particular issues experienced by men and women.

What to Expect

An initial assessment meeting enables you to see if you are comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and assess if therapy could help you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange a preliminary assessment session in Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne or Whitley Bay.


Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You determine what issue regarding your childhood and/or adulthood you discuss. An objective of counselling is to help you to talk about a difficulty and discover a solution which is appropriate for you.

Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)

Eye movement desensitisation reprocessing directs your eye motions to affect how your mind processes data. The procedure endeavours to reprocess your locked distressing memories. The aim of EMDR is to desensitise your upsetting memories.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests eye movement desensitisation reprocessing for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Integrative Therapy

Integrative therapy selects therapeutic approaches to fit your preferences and the issues you encounter. It considers your subjective experiences and options. An aim of integrative therapy is to help you develop your self-awareness.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the difficulties you face. It explores your ideas, emotions and relevant moments in your history. Psychotherapy aims to help you develop or discover suitable methods of managing.

Clinical Qualifications

  • Certificate of Completion of Basic Training
    Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
    Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) Academy (UK)
    December 2016
  • Certificate
    Couples Work
    Northern Guild Psychotherapy and Counselling (NGP) (UK)
    April 2015
  • UKCP Recognised Diploma Training
    Northern Guild Psychological Solutions (NGP) Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)
    July 2010
  • Master of Science
    Integrative Psychotherapy
    University of Wales (UK)
    March 2010
  • BACP Accredited Diploma Course
    Therapeutic Counselling
    Northern Guild for Psychotherapy (UK)
    November 2007
  • UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) Registered Psychotherapist since September 2007

I abide by the Code of Ethics of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and the Code of Ethics of the Northern Guild for Psychotherapy and Counselling (NGPC) Newcastle upon Tyne.

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Newcastle, Jesmond, Shieldfield, Spital Tongues, West Jesmond, Gateshead, Arthurs Hill, Byker, Heaton, Elswick, Newcastle Business Park, High Heaton, Saint Anthonys, Dunston, Bensham, Deckham, Cowgate, Gosforth, Walker, Carr Hill

Nearest Train Stations

  • Newcastle Central (0.6 miles)
  • Manors (0.8 miles)
  • Dunston (2.1 miles)
  • Metro Centre (Gateshead) (2.7 miles)
  • Heworth (2.7 miles)
  • Blaydon (4.8 miles)
  • Cramlington (7.7 miles)
  • Wylam (8.1 miles)
  • Chester-le-Street (8.5 miles)
  • Sunderland (10 miles)

Wheelchair access: Yes

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Updated 23 April 2017

Contact Liz
Please submit your details below. I will receive them immediately and contact you as soon as possible. Thank you. Liz Bidnell.