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Alrick Fletcher PG Dip. MBACP(reg)


About Me

I am a highly qualified and experienced psychotherapist/counsellor and a BACP member having been in practice with Relate for 10 years and also working in private practice.

I have worked for Relate a national counselling agency as a couple/individual therapist and as a family counsellor working on a long term and short term basis. I also work in schools as a Young Persons counsellor and have worked for Manchester City Council offering parenting advice and parenting courses.

I am trained in EMDR a proven psychotherapy which can help with trauma,childhood abuse or neglect, natural disaster, assault, road traffic accidents and workplace accidents. 

Some of the issues I deal with are:

  • Communication and conflict
  • Divorce
  • The aftermath of an affair
  • Fertility issues
  • Sexual issues                                                                                
  • Bereavement and loss
  • Coping with separation
  • Bullying
  • Self harm
  • Stress
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Relating with others
  • Work issues
  • Counselling for families and parenting advice

I have additional training in Fertility Issues, CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy). Macmillan Cancer counselling, Brief Solution therapy, Narrative Therapy, Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse.

I am also a member of the BACP (British association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).


  • EMDR  2013
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Relationship Therapy (Systemic), 2009
  • Relate Counsellor, 2005; Graduate Certificate in Couple Counselling, 2004
  • Diploma in Professional Studies in Midwifery, University of Manchester, 1996
  • Certificate in The Introduction to CBT, University of Salford, 2010
  • Certificate in Cancer Awareness, MacMillan for Relate, 2010
  • Certificate in Fertility Matters, 2011
I work in the  Manchester area and am based in Stockport.