Mrs Linda Gwatkin

Linda Gwatkin


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This healthcare professional let us know that they are currently:

  • Accepting new patients
  • Available for:
    • Phone consultations
    • Video consultations
    • Face-to-face consultations

Last updated: 10 Jun 2020

Specialises in

  • Behavioural Couples Therapy
  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Transactional Analysis (TA)
  • Trauma focused CBT

About me

Hello. My name is Linda Gwatkin and I am a BACP accredited counsellor working from premises in Bangor on Dee. I provide a professional range of counselling and therapeutic services to clients of all ages throughout Wrexham, Cheshire, Shropshire and North Wales area. This includes children and young people , (I am a school counsellor) Adults individually and/or couples / relationship issues.
As an accredited and experienced qualified counsellor and therapist I offer a range of services These include:
• Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
• Solution-focused therapy (SFT)
• Integrative counselling
• Couples relationship therapy
• Trauma counselling
• Rape and sexual abuse counselling
• Bereavement counselling
• Psycho-sexual therapy
• Personal therapy for individuals, couples and family
• Telephone counselling
• Skype counselling
• School counselling services
• Counselling supervision for qualified and trainee counsellors
• Counselling group work
• Training and an assortment of workshops on topics such as identifying and managing anxiety & stress, panic attacks, healthy relationships, self-harm and suicide, working therapeutically with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, mental health and anger.

It's a range of services I've provided in discreet, quiet premises for over a decade, helping others to find the solutions they need to the problems we all encounter throughout our lives. From relationship problems and life challenges to workplace scenarios and managing stress, I have helped countless people to take charge of their lives and overcome the obstacles they may find in their way.

I pride myself on providing a safe professional, non-judgemental service that respects my clients' dignity and individuality, and which allows me to adapt my approach to meet your individual needs.

I recognise it can be difficult to talk about personal and sensitive issues. Therefore I offer a safe space, professional discreet and confidential service with no judgements to enable you to discuss and explore your concerns openly.
I can then work alongside you to either resolve these or suggest some practical solutions and coping strategies to enable you to manage situations confidently .

Perhaps you been feeling overwhelmed, stressed, confused, anxious, numb or distressed, maybe your thoughts and feelings seem unclear?
Counselling offers you the opportunity to talk through these sensitive issues and gain a better understanding of what is happening to you and find positive solutions to help you achieve and maintain improved emotional wellbeing.

Other Services
I accept referrals from GPs, NHS and employee assistance programmes (EAPs).
I also accept referrals from drug and alcohol teams.

Areas of interest

I am experienced with working with children and young people (school counsellor)
Couples and relationship issues

Anxiety; CBT Stress; Depression; Panic disorders; Trauma;Rape and Sexual Abuse;Bereavement; Anger;Low self-esteem;Couple and Relationship issues;

About my work
My qualifications & training
My private practice
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA808

    Counselling session - (>50)

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