Meet Anne

Hello. Welcome to Footsteps counselling.


I am an accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist with 18 years client experience and 60 years life experience. 

BSc (hons) Psychology, Diploma in Counselling, Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Distinction), Diploma in NLP, Certificate in Personal Performance Coaching, Accredited Certificate in Couples Counselling, Gamcare gambling addiction training. Accredited and Registered member of BACP, Certificate of Proficiency, Enhanced CRB.

I support clients with a wide range of problems including stress, anxiety, depression, addiction, relationships, bereavement. I am committed to helping you work towards a more successful way of living.

Face to face individual & couples sessions available now in Redcar TS10.

Monday to Friday 10am - 8pm. 

I offer CBT/Solution Focused counselling & Coaching. Consultation room with sea views. Skype/tWhatsApp telephone sessions & office visits available. 

I can appreciate how difficult it can be to engage in counselling for the first time or with a new counsellor. I recommend that we arrange an initial session to identify and explore the issues and concerns you may be experiencing, and your hopes for how counselling may help you.


Please call me for a free telephone consultation to discuss how your problems are affecting your life & how I can support you. Or e-mail your contact details & I will call you. 



I gained valuable experience working for Samaritans for 2 years helping callers cope with suicidal thoughts. I worked for Cruse as a volunteer Bereavement Counsellor and Supervisor for 6 years helping clients with grief issues. I supported clients from Gamcare for over 6 years and helping them with gambling addiction issues, including debt, career, mental health and relationship issues. I also offer support to partners and parents of problem gamblers. I am an associate counsellor for Capita Health & Wellbeing. A workplace focused programme to assist in identifying & resolving employee concerns which affect performance. I am also an associate counsellor for Help Employee Assistance with clients from Leeds City Council and Royal Mail, NHS, Yorkshire Ambulance, AXA PPP Healthcare trauma consultant and a Nuffield / BUPA recognised consultant. BUPA EAP Couples Counsellor . Referrals from Harley Street, ITV, Psychology Today and BACP directory.


I offer CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) for insurance work through Solicitors & Insurance companies. Occupational Health, EAP's (Employee Assisted Programmes), Rehabilitation Services, Issues of situation specific anxiety, road traffic accidents, trauma. Staff counselling for anxiety, stress & depression. Personal therapy for degree/Masters/Phd students at University. Distance learning Tutor & Mentor for the Counselling Diploma.

Coaching for CEO's. MD's, senior management, professionals:

  • Understand what's going on in your life

  • Clarify how you'd like it to change

  • Help you set goals

  • Develop strategies to help you achieve them

  • Keep you focused

  • Help you deal with all the various things that life throws at you which might get in the way of achieving your goals


I have the advantage of a Managerial/Sales background which enables me to relate well to clients from a business background. 






Areas of counselling I deal with:

  • Addiction(s)

  • Anxiety

  • Assertiveness

  • Bereavement

  • Bullying

  • Dealing with dementia

  • Debt management

  • Depression

  • Gambling addiction

  • Goals/life coaching

  • Low Self-Confidence

  • Low Self-Esteem

  • Mid-life crisis

  • Pregnancy and childbirth

  • Relationship Issues

  • Separation and divorce

  • Situation specific anxiety

  • Stress

  • Suicidal thoughts

  • Support partners/parents of gamblers

  • TraumaWork Related Issues

  • Work/life balance


"Anne is patient, serene and an excellent listener. She has helped me enormously to reach a place of peace and increased self esteem. I would recommend Anne to anyone who needed some help and direction in their life. I will always be grateful for everything Anne has done for me. Anne's guidance has truly helped me to change my perspective and subsequently my wellbeing. Thank you so much for helping me through one of the most difficult times of my life and getting me back on track. I am forever grateful.”