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Donna Wood
Counsellor in Cookridge - Registered 1+ Years

Registered Counsellor Donna Wood
8 Tinshill Lane

West Yorkshire
LS16 7AP
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  • Individual 40 - 55 minutes
25% of enquirers became verified clients

Working Hours

  • Mondays9am - 2pm
  • Tuesdays9am - 2pm
  • Wednesdays9am - 1pm
  • Fridays9am - 12pm
  • Saturdays9am - 12pm

Issue Covered

  • Abuse
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Anger
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Binge Eating
  • Depression
  • Panic
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress


  • Psychotherapy
  • Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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1+ Years Post-Registration Experience

Hello. I'm Donna Wood. I'm a registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I assist individuals with their emotional wellbeing. I hold private and voluntary sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus involves Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), relationship problems and self esteem, as well as the particular obstacles encountered by men, transgender people and women.

What to Expect

An introductory assessment meeting helps you to discover if you are comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and decide if therapy could benefit you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange an initial assessment meeting in Cookridge, Leeds.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioural therapy concentrates on how your thoughts influence your feelings and behaviour. It identifies and addresses unhelpful thoughts which perpetuate the problems you encounter. The aim of CBT is for you to experience healthier thoughts and emotions.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (England and Wales) suggests CBT for alcohol dependence, anorexia nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder (BED), depression, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), panic disorder, self harm and social anxiety disorder.


Counselling centres on listening to you, and supporting you. You determine which issue regarding your childhood and/or adult life you explore. The objective of counselling is to enable you to talk about a difficulty and find a way forward which is right for you.

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


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you gaining insight into the problems you face. It considers your ideas, feelings and significant events in your history. Psychotherapy intends to help you change or find appropriate ways of managing.

Qualifications Timeline

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Graduate Diploma
Counselling and Psychotherapy
Leeds Beckett University (UK)
Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Horsforth Centre (UK)

Donna 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

Tinshill, Cookridge, Adel, Horsforth, West Park, Weetwood, Bramhope, Alwoodley, Headingley, Meanwood, Kirkstall, Eccup, Rodley, Rawdon, Wyther Park Industrial Estate, East Carlton, Chapel Allerton, Calverley, Bramley, Farsley

Nearest Train Stations

  • Horsforth (0.8 miles)
  • Headingley (2.6 miles)
  • Burley Park (3.2 miles)
  • Bramley (West Yorkshire) (3.5 miles)
  • New Pudsey (4.3 miles)
  • Guiseley (4.4 miles)
  • Leeds (4.9 miles)
  • Weeton (5.1 miles)
  • Baildon (5.7 miles)
  • Cottingley (5.9 miles)

Wheelchair access: Yes

Consulting Room Photo

Consulting Room of Leeds Registered Counsellor Donna Wood

Updated 10 October 2017