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Valerie Fletcher

Registered Counsellor

  • 23 Cheapside, Wakefield, WF1 2TF
  • Multiple times available +
    • Mon
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    • Wed
    • Thu
    • Sat
    • Sun
  • Individual 45
  • 45% of enquirers became verified clients

What to Expect

An introductory assessment session allows you to see if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and decide if therapy may help you. Please use a contact option on the right to book an initial assessment meeting in Wakefield, Wakefield or Leeds.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests CBT for
  • Alcohol Dependence
  • Body Dysmorphia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Panic
  • PTSD
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Anorexia
  • Social Anxiety
Cognitive behavioural therapy focuses on how your thoughts influence your feelings and behaviour. It identifies and challenges negative thoughts that perpetuate the problems you encounter. The aim of CBT is for you to have healthier thoughts and emotions.


NICE suggests counselling for Depression.

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide which issue regarding your early years and/or adult life you discuss. An aim of counselling is to enable you to talk about a problem and discover a way forward which is appropriate for you.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the difficulties you face. It considers your thoughts, feelings and significant events in your life. Psychotherapy intends to help you change or discover appropriate methods of coping.


  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Bereavement
  • Borderline Personality
  • Relationship Problems
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress


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

Valerie 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

Wakefield, Eastmoor, Alverthorpe, Newton Hill, Wrenthorpe, Agbrigg, Outwood, Wakefield 41 Industrial Estate, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Carr Gate, Kirkthorpe, Lofthouse Gate, Kirkhamgate, Milnthorpe, Sandal, Durkar, Calder Grove, Bottom Boat, Warmfield, East Ardsley

Nearest Train Stations

  • Wakefield Westgate (0.1 miles)
  • Wakefield Kirkgate (0.7 miles)
  • Sandal and Agbrigg (1.6 miles)
  • Outwood (2.3 miles)
  • Normanton (3.4 miles)
  • Streethouse (4.3 miles)
  • Batley (5.3 miles)
  • Dewsbury (5.4 miles)
  • Woodlesford (5.6 miles)
  • Featherstone (5.9 miles)

Wheelchair access: No

Consulting Rooms (by appointment) also at

Updated 06 October 2018