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Barry Carruthers
Counsellor in Bromborough - Registered 2+ Years

Registered Counsellor Barry Carruthers
1 The Rake

CH62 7AE
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  • Individual 55 - 60 minutes
  • Couple 70 - 60 minutes
25% of enquirers became verified clients

Working Hours

  • Mondays10am - 6pm
  • Wednesdays10am - 3pm
  • Thursdays10am - 6pm

Issue Covered

  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar
  • Borderline Personality
  • Depression
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress


  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)


  • British Sign Language (BSL)
  • Caribbean
  • English

More Detail

2+ Years Post-Registration Experience

Hello. I'm Barry Carruthers. I'm a registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I help individuals and couples with their mental wellbeing. I have private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus involves Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and the particular problems encountered by women.

What to Expect

An initial assessment session helps you to discover if you feel comfortable with me, share what troubles you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and assess if therapy could help you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an introductory assessment session in Bromborough, Wirral or Ellesmere Port.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioural therapy concentrates on how your thoughts (cognitions) influence your emotions and behaviour. It recognises and challenges unhelpful thoughts that perpetuate the issues you encounter. The objective of cognitive behavioural therapy is for you to have healthier thoughts and feelings.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends CBT for bipolar disorder, depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), panic disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), self harm and social anxiety disorder.


Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You determine what issue concerning your early years or adult life you discuss. The objective of counselling is to help you to talk about a problem and find a way forward which is appropriate for you.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) recommends counselling for depression.

Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)

Eye movement desensitisation reprocessing guides your eye movements to stimulate how your brain processes data. The technique attempts to reprocess your locked distressing memories. The objective of eye movement desensitisation reprocessing is to desensitise your painful memories.

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


Psychology is interested in you and your mind, emotions and behaviour. It offers you psychological treatments and mental health support. An objective of psychological therapies is to help you alleviate symptoms.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the problems you confront. It considers your ideas, emotions and significant events in your life. Psychotherapy aims to help you develop or find appropriate ways of coping.

Qualifications Timeline

Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) in Therapy and Coaching
Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) Centre London (UK)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Online Academies (UK)
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Therapeutic Counselling
West Cheshire College Awarded by Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) (UK)
Applied Psychology
Liverpool John Moores University (UK)

Barry abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Bromborough, Old Hall Industrial Estate, Croft Business Park, Spital, Raby Mere, Bromborough Pool, Eastham, Bebington, Port Sunlight, New Ferry, Hooton, Merseyside, Childer Thornton, Higher Bebington, Thornton Hough, Willaston, Aigburth, Cressington, Storeton, Grassendale Park

Nearest Train Stations

  • Bebington (0.4 miles)
  • Bromborough Rake (0.4 miles)
  • Bromborough (0.8 miles)
  • Spital (0.9 miles)
  • Port Sunlight (1.4 miles)
  • Eastham Rake (1.7 miles)
  • Hooton (2.4 miles)
  • Aigburth (3.1 miles)
  • Rock Ferry (3.1 miles)
  • St Michaels (3.3 miles)

Wheelchair access: Yes

Consulting Rooms (by appointment) also at

Updated 18 July 2017

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