Counselling Chorley

Counselling Chorley offers a safe, confidential and professional private counselling service in Chorley.

My name is Bev Harcourt and I’m a counsellor located in Chorley, Lancashire, within walking distance of Chorley town centre itself. I work with adults, couples and adolescents. Some of my areas of counselling experience include: depression; anxiety; anger; stress; bereavement; pastoral and spiritual care; and pet bereavement.

Many people are unsure what to expect from counselling and can find it difficult to walk through the door for the very first time. With this in mind, I’ve tried to use the Counselling Chorley website to provide you with as much information as I can about the counselling experience and what to expect when working with me…

What is Counselling?

Counselling is talking through problems in a relationship based on confidentiality, trust and acceptance. With the aim of bringing about lasting relief from mental and emotional distress… Read More »

Finding the Right Counsellor

Finding the right counsellor for you is important. However, if you’ve never experienced counselling before how would you know what to expect or what questions to ask?… Read More »

Counsellor Checklist

The Counsellor Checklist suggests things to consider when choosing a counsellor, with the aim of supporting you with identifying what’s important for you when looking for a counsellor… Read More »

Professional Standards

Counselling Chorley professional standards are essential to creating a safe and confidential space for you to share your feelings and concerns. Read More »

Professional Body Membership

BACP membershipI’m a member of the British Association for counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and believe in practicing responsibly, ethically and to high professional standards. Read More »

Listed on BACP Register

Counselling Chorley • Bev Harcourt • BACP Register Number

BACP Register Number: 050648

As a counsellor I also meet the high standards required to be listed on the BACP Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. The BACP Register is accredited by the Department of Health and administered by the Professional Standards Authority, accountable to Parliament. Read More »

Counselling Steps

To help understand what to expect when working with me in the counselling room at Counselling Chorley, I’ve broken up the counselling process into five counselling steps…. Read More »

Psychotherapy vs Counselling

The terms psychotherapy and counselling are often used interchangeably by therapists, which may lead to confusion for clients at Counselling Chorley…. Read More »

Counselling Policies

Counselling policies are integral to delivering a safe counselling service at Counselling Chorley. The counselling policies are divided into two groups, policies relating to legal responsibilities and policies relating to counselling professional standards…. Read More »

Counselling Chorley Client Groups

At Counselling Chorley, I offer counselling services to a wide range of client groups. Each client group has a unique set of needs. The aim of this page to explain the subtle differences in the offer of counselling services to each client group…. Read More »

Counsellor Bev HarcourtIf you'd like to meet me call me on 07906 044 434 to arrange an initial session or contact me via the website. I'm happy to answer any questions you have relating to the Counselling Chorley service. Warm regards, Bev.