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Fiona Mackenzie - Integrative Psychotherapist,

Transactional Analysis, Counsellor & Coach. MBACP(Reg) EMCC UKATA

I’m Fiona and I am an experienced psychotherapist, counsellor & coach working with adults and young adults (16yrs and above).

I aim to offer a safe, supportive and non-judgemental environment in which to explore your thoughts and feelings, to help you move beyond your perceived limitations and realise your full potential.


My therapeutic approach is integrative (using many and various therapeutic models) mainly drawing on the Transactional Analysis model, alongside Gestalt, Attachment Theory, Psychodynamic and CBT models.

For all of us there are times in our lives when we feel confused, distressed or unable to cope. Sometimes, just finding a way through difficult life events can seem impossible, or we may be struggling to deal with an event or events in our past and the feelings we experience can seem overwhelming and very confusing, Therapy offers the opportunity to achieve a greater understanding of ourselves and our emotional distress and through the process of therapy we can discover what holds us back, enabling us to change old patterns and find new ways of approaching and overcoming difficulties. This leads to better solutions, it enables us to be better grounded and take more control of our lives, improving confidence and self-esteem

Some of the areas I work with include, but are not excluded to:

· Anxiety & Depression

· Low Self-Esteem


· Trauma


· Abuse and historical abuse

· Anger

· Relationship Issues

· Panic Attacks

· Stress

· Addictions

· Self-harm

· Grief & Loss


The work of Life Coaching and Executive Coaching is to concentrate on personal and professional development. We can find ourselves stuck in patterns of behaviour or in relationships which feel unhealthy. We can often find ourselves struggling to realise goals or make any significant progression in our work or personal lives.

The benefits of coaching are far-reaching. From providing clarity around the issues to promoting personal growth to enhancing motivation and accountability – it has the potential to transform lives in profound ways. Whether one is seeking guidance in career advancement or personal development or simply looking for support in navigating through challenges – engaging in a partnership with a coach can be an invaluable investment towards living a fulfilling and purposeful life.


Coaching can be beneficial for the following :

· Setting and Achieving Clear Goals

· Improving Self-esteem and Confidence

· Life Transitions

· Navigating Life & Work in your 20s & 30s

· Feeling Stuck

· Managing Overwhelm

· Overcoming Anxiety

· Improving Relationships

· Burnout Recovery

· Finding Purpose and Pursuing it


More About My Practice

I have an interest in working with performers, musicians, artists, writers, technicians and stage crew, providing individual & group therapy, coaching, workshops and training. I work closely with the Musicians Union, Equity, Dance Professionals Fund and BECTU, together with production companies, touring shows and many performing arts academies.


I am an approved counsellor for the PFOA (Police Firearms Officers Association) and I volunteer my services at Manchester Mind and Gadum a charity serving the wellbeing of the community.


Alongside my private practice I was a counsellor at the University of Liverpool, providing counselling and workshops to undergraduates and post-graduate students. I also worked at Age Concern as Counselling Service Co-ordinator.


Primary Qualifications

Diploma in Integrated Psychotherapy

Diploma in Transactional Analysis Counselling

Recent Qualifications

Advanced Accredited Senior Practitioner in Coaching (in training)

Certificate in Positive Psychology Coaching

Certificate in Solution Focussed Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Certificate in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)


Professional Memberships

MBACP Registered Member (British Association for Counselling & Psychology)

EMCC Professional Member (European Mentoring & Professional Coaching Council)

NCPS Accredited Member (National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society)

UKATA Member (UK Association for Transactional Analysis)

ITAA Member (International Association for Transactional Analysis)

Appointments & Fee's

I see individuals for short and long-term (open-ended) therapy and coaching. Appointments are 60mins duration and can be online and in-person.

I offer an initial 20-minute complimentary session via Zoom or telephone.

In person appointments are available on Fridays 12.45pm to 4.15pm

Online appointment times can be arranged on alternative days.

Psychotherapy & Counselling Appointments - £65.00 per session.

Coaching fees vary depending on the plan and will be discussed at the initial appointment (reduced rate coaching is currently available).

Fiona Mackenzie - Therapist

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