Helping to keep you Covid-19 safe

We’ve made a number of changes within the building to help keep you Covid-19 safe. Arriving at the building • when entering the building please use the hand sanitiser station • you will see additional signage and floor graphics reminding everyone to observe social distancing • lifts are for no more than two people standing side […]

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Our Story – the first decade

  Towards the Centre Therapy in Manchester provides short- and long-term counselling and psychotherapy 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 relocated to the Royal Exchange building in Manchester’s […]

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Therapy & 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 a concrete fear of a tangible, nameable object that can be avoided, a phobia allows someone […]

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Spotlight on Identity

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 […]

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