Mr Matthew Thacker

Member Status: Senior Accredited

Member No: NCS19-07897

Location: Bristol

I am an NCS Senior Accredited psychotherapist, counsellor and supervisor working in private practice in Bristol. I have been working therapeutically with people for over twelve years in a variety of settings, including the NHS, schools and corporate and third sector settings. I have particular experience and training working with trauma, addiction, loss and bereavement, anxiety, depression and relationship and family issues.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    I am a Senior Accredited member of the National Counselling Society, and work as a counsellor, psychotherapist and supervisor.  I have completed the following qualifications:

    Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, Richmond College,

    Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Roehampton University

    Certifcate in Supervision, CSTD London
    Year long Group Facilitation training with Jenny Mackewn and Chris Johnstone

    Additionally I have completed professional trainings in working with trauma, addiction, loss and bereavement, anxiety, depression and relationship and family issues.

    I have been working therapeutically with people for over twelve years in a variety of settings, including in private practice, the NHS, schools and corporate and third sector settings.
  • What I can help with
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Eating disorders
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Parenting skills
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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