Eco TA : Walking and Talking!

by Amy Emmerson It is the summer solstice! The longest day of the year with over fifteen hours of sweet, sweet daylight. Are you in the habit of marking the changing seasons? I am drawn to nature and to the changing seasons, and so it is only natural that, in my therapist training, I have […]

In Focus: Goxhill Meadows 

As training providers for the counselling and psychotherapy community, we are always interested in the work that is going on in the local community with regards to mental health and wellness. Sometimes, this work goes on in organisations which you maybe would not expect.   Today, we are looking a...
two men talking about mental health

Meet the Therapist: Working as a male therapist

It’s a well-known fact that men and women can have very different life experiences and experience different mental health issues in different ways. For example, men are much more likely to commit suicide, become homeless, and be victims of violent crime than women. Men, for reasons known and un...

In Focus: Rewilding Youth

Today, we are looking at Rewilding Youth, a Hull and East Yorkshire based organisation with a passion for mental wellness and the outdoors.

In Focus: Andy’s Man Club

As training providers for counselling and psychotherapy courses, we are hugely interested in mental health provision both in our local community and throughout the UK. Today, we are looking at Andy’s Man Club, a national scheme with multiple clubs throughout the UK which provide peer support fo...

Grief and loss – what is it?

Loss is something that we will all experience one way or another during our lives. Loss can be devastating for those who have experienced it, and loss and the grief that stems from the loss is just one reason why someone can seek help through counselling and therapy. Today, we are talking to Rach...

In focus: Life Skills Hub

As training providers for counselling and psychotherapy courses, we are hugely interested in mental health and wellness provision in our local community. Today, we are looking at Life Skills Hub, a local organisation which provides specialist support to schools and health care organisations to im...

Counselling course in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

We are excited to announce that from October 2022, our UKCP Accredited Diploma in Integrative and Transactional Analysis Psychotherapeutic Counselling will be available in the North-East of England, thank you to our friends at Peel Psychological Consultancy. We are now taking applications to join...

Psychotherapy careers: Working in Private Practice

Psychotherapy training can lead on to a range of different careers. Today we are talking to Emma Pooley, an ECPT graduate about what’s involved in working in psychotherapy and about her private psychotherapy practice in Hull. Emma, why did you want to train as a psychotherapist? At the end of 2...

Meet the Therapist: What is Hypnotherapy?

Here at Ellesmere Counselling and Psychotherapy Training we specialise in Integrated and Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy and Psychotherapeutic Counselling, but we also have a range of therapists in our community working in other modalities and in other therapies. Today we are speaking with D...

Therapeutic Skills Practice Sundays

By Jo Gibson, ECPT graduate Therapeutic Skills Practice Sundays On Sunday 27th Feb 2022, we started the monthly therapeutic skills practice sessions at our Beverley Road centre. The session and was attended by six ECPT students from both weekend and weekday groups. For many of the students this w...

Therapy room hire in Hull and East Yorkshire

We are excited to announce that we now have almost doubled our therapy room availability in Hull. With the addition of our new centre on Beverley Road, we now have a total of eleven therapy rooms, including a brand-new specialist children’s therapy room, and a group room. Our established Holder...