Nicola Mucklow Psychotherapy MBACP Accred.
Nicola Mucklow Psychotherapy MBACP Accred.

Counselling or Psychotherapy, what is the difference?

Counselling is usually short term help, while Psychotherapy is a longer working relationship in which the therapist may use psychological tools to help the client explore the background to problems that are severe or issues that may have their roots in past experiences such as childhood.


Choosing a Therapist/Counsellor to meet your needs can be daunting! Please follow the links below for tips & advice on finding the right therapist for you:


Clinical Supervision

I offer clinical supervision for student counsellors & qualified counsellors/psychotherapists from my practice on Cannock Chase in the West Midlands


I have an OCN Accredited Certificate in Counselling Supervision & my supervision approach is integrative. I offer a bespoke approach to meet the specific needs of the counsellor/psychotherapist seeking supervision.


I enjoy engaging with the individual learning process of supervisees, along with the continual & necessary process of enquiry into the various unknowns & dilemmas that accompany counselling work generally.


Having professionally benefitted from supportive and collaborative supervision during my own training & professional career, I aim to offer supervisees the same quality of space for learning & exploration. Therefore I am happy to answer any questions that supervisees might have, prior to committing  to a regular supervision agreement, either over the phone or during an initial assessment meeting.


Covid-19: Counselling, Psychotherapy & Supervision sessions are available to clients/supervisees, face to face under Covid-19 safe conditions, whilst also adhering to Area Tier/National Lockdown restrictions if & when applicable.

This may be subject to change. (Please contact me directly for confirmation)


Counselling, Psychotherapy & Supervision sessions are also offered via ZOOM or telephone if preferred.


I offer Group supervision, please contact me directly for further details.




*Initial Assessment £25 (35-45 minutes approx.)

Full counselling session £50 (50 minutes)

Extended Counselling Session £70 (90 minutes)

Student Counsellor session £40 (50 minutes)


*The Counselling Assessment session is an opportunity for

  • You to share the issues that you would like to explore in Counselling
  • To give me the opportunity to learn something about your personal history
  • For me to share with you how I work, which will help you to decide if my approach is right for you
  • For us both to decide if we would like to work together
    It will involve some form-filling, note-taking & general discussion & will normally last around 35-45 minutes. Assessments are strictly no obligation & afterwards you can book your first full session, go home & think about it, or decide not to proceed.



Trainee Counsellor Supervision Session: £50.00 (60 minutes)

                                                                 £60.00 (90 minutes) inclusive of reports

Qualified Counsellor Supervision Session: £60.00 (60 minutes)

                                                                   £75.00 (90 mins minutes)


Cancelled or missed Counselling/Supervision Session with less than 24 hours notice: £25 admin charge payable before next session can be booked.


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