The south manchester centre for psychotherapy
, based in Heaton Moor, Stockport, Cheshire, was established in 1991 by Carol Lucas and is open from 9.00am to 9.30pm every day of the week for psychotherapy, counselling, training and supervision.
smcp is a professional, clean and beautiful environment, has excellent administration procedures, meets with the highest standards of practice and is a centre of excellence in the Manchester area. smcp is committed to quality, accountability and absolute regard for others and endeavours to respond to all enquiries within 24 hours. smcp has 9 therapy / training / meeting rooms at ground floor / first floor levels and offers a warm welcome to everyone.
Heaton Moor is a leafy suburb of South Manchester with good public transport links and plenty of on street parking. Parking in the public car park opposite is £1.50 for the whole day.
we offer: Therapy or counselling
available for individuals, children, couples, groups and families.The Introductory 2 day course: Understanding Human Personality or (101)
is available as an introduction to the main, fully accredited, psychotherapy training programme or as a stand alone introduction. The next course is 27/28 March 2014.
''I have a masters in psychology and thought this course might not stretch me enough but..........Carol Lucas was friendly, professional, engaging, funny and highly motivational. The days were full of interesting pieces of theory and exploratory exercises that made absolute sense to me - I liked the structure and focus blended with a relaxing and enjoyable approach - fantastic and I am to continue.'' AP - March 2013Fully accredited, weekend training in Psychotherapy and Counselling
15 weekend days per year for those interested in becoming a psychotherapist or counsellor and want to achieve registration with UKCP or BACP.
''I always find Carol inspiring and she is generous with her skills and knowledge. The days are well structured, with clear boundaries and yet she creates a relaxed and enjoyable learning environment. She helps everyone feel important and all questions are responded to in a warm, sensitive and comprehensive way. smcp is light, quiet and spacious and I love all aspects of the training'' CB 2012
These courses can be attended by those in full time employment and those with family commitments. smcp is an ITA Registered Training Establishment and is registered with the Learning & Skills Council for Professional and Career Development.
Professional and Career Development Loan Learning Provider Number: 20220
Psychotherapists and counsellors working at smcp are carefully vetted and have undergone an average of eight years training within the psychotherapeutic and counselling fields beyond their university and professional education. They have to meet at least seven criteria, in line with professional registration, for practising at smcp.