Bernadette is an accredited Psychotherapist and Counsellor based in Warrington, Hale and Manchester and graduated from the University of Hull after completing her psychosexual specialist training. She gained her experience at the Relate Cheshire and Merseyside Centre, and with the Genito Urinary Medicine (GUM Clinic) in The Warrington and Halton Hospitals Cheshire.
Her qualifications also include an HNC Business and Finance and then later going on to Teacher Training at Manchester University where she studied for a Cert Ed.
After studying at the Institute of Personnel and Development she began working as a Trainer and Life Coach for a large Organisation. She decided that she wanted to change her career and began researching into Counselling and Psychotherapy where she completed her Advanced Diploma. She later went on to gain qualifications in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychosexual Therapy (PST) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
She began to work as a Lecturer at Manchester City College where she worked for 2 years before becoming self-employed. In this time she worked for many large Organisations, including NHS, PCT, Prisons, Insurance referrals and private clients. During this time she has also had a regular Radio slot with the BBC and began to write articles for magazines.
Bernadette is an Accredited Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy MBACP (Accred) UKRCP. Bernadette can also be found on the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapy as well as British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapy websites.
In addition to providing a comprehensive range of Psychological services in the private sector and at Spire Manchester and Hale, Bernadette works both privately and for the PCT providing High Intensity CBT for NHS patients.
Bernadette undertakes clinical supervision on a regular basis and works within an ethical and legal framework.
Psychosexual Therapy (PST)
Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)