The Therapy Company is owned and run by Dr Natalie Miles and Diane Ogden and they are two of the leading practitioners.
Registered & Accredited
All our counsellors, psychotherapists and practitioners are registered and accredited, or working towards accreditation with their relevant governing body and adhere to their code of ethics and professional conduct.
Our robust standards
To maintain the quality of our service we have robust standards in place, which every therapist working out of The Therapy Company must meet. Each therapist:
Is assessed for his/her professional skills.
Must have relevant and up-to-date qualifications
Must be a member of an associated body for their specific area of expertise.
Dr Natalie Miles is a qualified psychotherapist, fully accredited with BABCP (British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists), and BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy). As Clinical Lead within The Therapy Company and with over 25 years in the healthcare industry, Dr Miles initially trained as a chiropodist.
In the mid 1990s she trained in Counselling, went on to complete her MA in Counselling, and then commenced study in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. In 2005, she achieved her BSc in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy at Lancaster University and in 2012, completed her Doctorate in Counselling at Manchester University.
She has experience with a wide range of mental health problems, and in addition to treating with people with anxiety and depression. She has additional skills and experience in working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Eating Disorder, Mood Disorder, Phobias and Behavioural Disorders, such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). As a trained Clinical Supervisor she provides formal clinical supervision to students and qualified therapists.
Diane Ogden is both Service Manager and Therapist. A qualified nurse, she trained as a Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) in the mid 1980s and worked in acute mental health services in the NHS for several years.
Over the years she has worked in a wide variety of services, including a specialist therapeutic community, sexual abuse/assault service, as clinician and manager in both substance misuse services and a local private hospital.
In 2010 she qualified in Eye Movement, Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR) and became accredited with EMDR UK & Europe in 2013 and works with clients experiencing trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Diane manages the service to ensure a high standard of care is delivered.
Team of Psychotherapists/Counsellors
We are supported by a team of therapists made up of several cognitive behaviour therapists, counsellors and EMDR practitioners working across our different locations at different times in order to meet the varying needs of our clients. We aim to be a flexible as possible in providing clients with suitable appointments, however as not all our therapists are registered with insurance companies, we can sometimes only offer appointments in these cases at particular times and days.
Judith Kilgallon – Complementary Therapist
Judith Kilgallon is a qualified Bowen practitioner (Cert ECBS, MBTPA) . Judith discovered Bowen Technique, several years ago when she received the treatment herself and since that time has not looked back. She now enjoys seeing others gain the positive benefits she gained from the treatment. Gaining in popularity due to its achievements, Bowen is a popular valuable therapeutic intervention.
Judith is also qualified in Indian Head Massage and has recently commenced her reflexology training.
Judith offers her treatments at St Anne’s and The Mill.
Read the article for more information on Judith the success of Bowen in Healthy Soul http://bit.ly/1PVyyfg
MENTAL HEALTH FACT
Rates of mental health problems among children increase as they reach adolescence. Disorders affect 10.4% of boys aged 5-10, rising to 12.8% of boys aged 11-15, and 5.9% of girls aged 5-10, rising to 9.65% of girls aged 11-15.
St. Catherine's Park
Preston PR5 5XU