"There is no hospitality like understanding"

Vanna Bonta


                            Counselling & Life Coaching

Life Coaching - Are struggling to motivate yourself, have a lack of commitment and motivation to achieve your goals; Life Coaching helps guide you in the right direction, offering you the tools and support, enabling you to broaden your perspective and encourage being more open minded.  The opportunity to understand your needs, your self-worth & build on you self-belief .

 Only You Can Make a Difference to YOUR LIFE.


Are you struggling to find a way forward, feeling somewhat lost, confused as to which path to take in life, struggling to make decisions, in a dilemma, unsure of how you are feeling, struggling with relationships, find it difficult to communicate, struggling to work on letting go of ill feelings, dealing with your irrational & negative thoughts & would like to explore ways of working on internal frustrations and anxieties?

I will make you feel comfortable within a safe & confidential space, to speak about your struggles, to feel comfortable in addressing your issues, comfortable in talking about your feelings and emotions. I will create an environment that with enable you to focus on just you, to explore in depth & to gain clarity, to rediscover yourself, to recognise where things may have gone wrong, and explore ways in which you can move forward. Easier said than done, but you've got to start somewhere!

I am a Qualified Person Centred Counsellor, with experience in dealing with the affects of; Work related stress, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Bereavement, Cultural issues, Self-Esteem issues, Lack of Motivation, Relationship Breakdown, Anger, Stress etc., and working with clients to assist them back into a work environment


                      Feel free to contact me via email or by text, and expect a response within 24 hours.


ABC Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

  • Professional Organisational Issues in Counselling

  • Counselling in a Diverse Society

  • Counselling Theory

  • Advanced Counselling Skills

  • Self Awareness for Counsellors

  • Research Methodologies in Counselling

ABC Life Coaching Diploma

ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills

  • Understanding Counselling Skills

  • Using Counselling Skills

  • Personal Development for users of Counselling Skills

NOCN - Understanding & using Basic Counselling & Effective Interpersonal Communication    Skills


CPD - Continuing Professional Development

  • NSPCC - Child Protection - Definitions & Signs of Child Abuse​

  • Working with addiction using Person-centred and cognitive approaches - Mark Dempster

  • Relationship Workshop Facilitator Certification - Udemy

  • Treating Generalised Anxiety and Panic Attacks  

  • Couple Coaching - The Sooner the Better - Sue Sutcliffe

  • Counsellor Resillience - Elspeth Schwenk

  • Love and its Shadows: Existential Perspectives on Relationship - Emmy Van Deurzen

I am registered with the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office), and comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  Appropriate security measures have been put in place to prevent your personal and sensitive information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an  unauthorised way.

-Testimonials -


 I was advised by a doctor to seek and give Counselling another shot and that I would find one that was right for me, he was right, and Sandra has been perfect for me, I am extremely grateful for.


St Helens

I  am very grateful for the help I received, and it has helped me achieve a better frame of mind and outlook towards life. After being in an extremely difficult place in life it was vital I got support, counselling was and still is important to me and my happiness has increased since the first time I attended. 


Sandra immediately made me feel at ease and comfortable to speak about how I was feeling. She was friendly, I never felt judged but most importantly she has helped me immensely and I would recommend anyone seeking counselling to contact Sandra.


SC Counselling Service


 TEL: 07969 337281