Our Story – the first decade

Towards the Centre   Therapy in Manchester is a mental health service providing counselling, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis for adults I took over the running of Therapy in Manchester in 2011 For 8 years I worked from the heart of Chorlton, south Manchester, growing and developing this practice In 2019 I was able to relocate to […]

Continue reading…

Therapy for Phobias

  A phobia transforms anxiety into fear by attaching it to a very specific object or situation. Almost any object or situation can be used to form a phobia – spiders, snowman, buttons, open spaces… By transforming anxiety into fear a phobia can make life liveable. A phobia is far from being a purely negative […]

Continue reading…

Looking Towards Autumn 2019

We completed our office relocation last week, and began holding appointments there on 1st August. We had been in the centre of Chorlton for 8 years, and now look forward to many years of working in St Ann’s Square, Manchester city centre. However, Chorlton remains the location for the series of monthly talks on psychotherapy […]

Continue reading…

Yes Baby, That’s You!

Anthony Easthope asks, ‘How is it that within five or six years the newly arrived [baby] you bring home with you from the hospital has become a person, who speaks your language, shares your assumptions, can go off to school and answer its own name when the teacher calls it out?’ For therapists, the formation […]

Continue reading…