BACP Registered Counsellor Providing Counselling and Coaching Services in Stoke-on-Trent

CBT Counselling Therapy and Life Coaching in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. CBT Therapist and Mindfulness Focused Counsellor. Helping you with Anxiety, Anger, Stress, Depression, Relationship Issues, Losses, Mental Health Problems and so much more …

I’m Steve Haines Private Counsellor and Life Coach.

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If you have never tried counselling or coaching before, you may be a little unsure of what to expect? Let me reassure you, that, my approach to Counselling and Coaching is to help you to wake in the morning feeling free from Anxiety, Depression, Stress or Grief or troubling thoughts or ruminations.

How would that feel?

What If you couldn’t wait to step into your day like you used to?

It is possible, read on … to find out more … 

My approach to counselling, coaching  and psychotherapy is one that is committed to building a relationship with you that is not only safe and welcoming, but also empowering and constructive. One which is tailored to empower you to become problem free. My aim in counselling or coaching is to acknowledge your individuality, understand your situation to the very best of my ability, and then work with you to help you reach that better place. Whatever that better place means for you personally.

Online Counselling or Coaching Sessions via Skype, or other Online Methods; Such as Google Meet, WhatsApp  or other means of video call or Telephone Help, Text and Email are available too.

As a Private Counsellor, CBT Therapist and Experienced Life Coach, i am able to offer the people of Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, and beyond. A professional and friendly counselling service.

I am able to offer you a variety of Counselling Services and Approaches to help you in the most appropriate, and the best way that I possibly can. Which is what you deserve from a Good Therapist.


I’m a Qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist offering CBT Counselling Therapy or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, as it is often called, to enable me to help you with many different problems.

I’m also a Mindfulness Focused Counsellor and Qualified Life Coach, and a Qualified Person-Centred Counsellor.

Additionally, I’m an experienced Bereavement Counsellor. I have Specialised in Bereavement Counselling and Life Changing Illness for well over a decade now. Why not check out my Bereavement Page whilst your here.

BACP Counsellor. The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

I am a Registered Counsellor with the BACP (MBACP) 

Which is; The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

I work within the BACP’s Ethical Framework for Good Practice, which is specifically designed to promote your well-being and protect you from harm.


  • Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Worry, Fear.
  • Anger Management a Speciality.
  • Grief, Bereavement, Significant Loss, Divorce, Losses.
  • Work Related Issues, Bullying or Stress at work.
  • Relationship Problems, Couples Counselling.
  • Self-Harm, Phobias, Obsessions, Addictions.
  • Mental Health Issues, OCD, PTSD, BPD, ADHD, NPD, BD, ADD.
  • Men’s Issues, Women’s Issues, Sex-Related Issues.
  • Trauma, Abuse and more …
  • Self Esteem Issues or Lack of Confidence.
  • Social Anxiety.
  • Eating Disorders and much more …

My Approach to Counselling Therapy and Life Coaching.

For the most part, I strive to be flexible in my approach, so that I can respond to you in an Intuitive way. My evolving practice is influenced by a range of strategies, using techniques and tools that are not only insightful but effective too. These tools have also evolved based on many years of experience.

  • What type of counselling are you seeking?
  • You may prefer minimal Intervention?
  • Perhaps you see yourself as being an expert in your own life?
  • Or you might just need to talk through your problems with an experienced professional counsellor, to reach your own conclusions?
  • You may need Tools and Techniques to help you?

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CBT Counselling Therapy or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

In CBT we recognise how we can often make our problems a whole lot worse for ourselves by the way in which we Think and how we try to resolve our problems in our own heads. To resolve this, CBT Counselling can help you to unravel yourself from the minds chaotic attempts to reach some sort of resolution on its own.

Therefore, talking to a Professional Counsellor or CBT Therapist can help you to clarify some of these difficult thought processes. It really can help to talk to a Professional.

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Mindfulness Counselling or Mindfulness Therapy.

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What exactly is Mindfulness?

In Brief, Mindfulness Therapy is similar to CBT, at least where the sharing of Tools, Techniques or Strategies are concerned. I couple these easy to follow Tools or Techniques with Mindful Breathing exercises to help change your state from anxious or depressed to peaceful and calm.

To Learn More about Click here … Mindfulness

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Where do I start?

CBT Counselling Therapy – Mindfulness or Life Coaching?

By the way we can discuss all the different types of counselling therapy in our first session together. 

You get to choose which approach is the right one for you!

Furthermore, we will tailor that approach to fit in with your individual lifestyle. Also, any concerns that you may have will be addressed in our first session together.

I will help you to choose which is the appropriate approach for you.

Our first Counselling Session Together.

First and foremost, I will be striking up a friendship with you.

Finally, we will develop a professional but friendly relationship in that very first session. I will ask you at the end of our first session together if you feel that you can trust me to help you further. 

Above all, we will create a relationship that you can feel safe and comfortable in.

If you would like to know a little bit more about me 

Please get in touch and I will very much look forward to meeting you.

As a rule, there might not be an instant appointment available, as in today or within a few days.

So, please don’t delay book your appointment in advance today.

Warmest Regards and Many Thanks for Visiting.

Text or Call Me on 07802490871