The Brightstone Clinic Counselling in Sandbach, Cheshire

Child and family therapists . MariaGioseffi

Maria Gioseffi

Consultant Clinical Psychologist and DDP Accredited Psychotherapist working with children, young people, adults and families
For appointments, contact the clinic on 01270 748448 or email [email protected]


1993. DClinPsy(BPS SoE) First Class with Honours.
2001: The Institute for Management and Supervision. NVQ4 Management
2002: BPS. Graduate Member of the Society. Graduate Basis for Registration
2008: BPS. Statement of Equivalence in Clinical Psychology
2016: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Institute. (Full accreditation as a DDP practitioner)

Professional memberships:

Registered as a practising psychologist with the British Psychological Society
Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a clinical psychologist
Registered with the Division of Clinical Psychology at the British Psychological Society
Registered with the Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Institute as an accredited practitioner

Email: [email protected]
Information: [email protected]

Flexible hours available.

Commissioning of services is accepted from individual clients, Local Authorities and Voluntary and independent Agencies. This service is not registered with any private health insurance company. However, this might be possible, depending on your health insurance plan.

I am a chartered clinical psychologist with 25 years of clinical experience working in the NHS, Local Authority and independently. I work children, young people, adults, couples, groups and families who experience a range of emotional, developmental, learning and mental health difficulties including anxiety and stress, depression, chronic health problems, self-harm, family crisis, fertility problems, addictions, learning difficulties and disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders and other neurodevelopmental problems, bereavement, loss, trauma, etc. I am also an accredited Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapist and have specialised in developmental trauma across the life span. I work with birth, foster and adoptive families and also provide consultation to Social Care, Education and Health Care staff, supervision and training as well as therapeutic interventions to parents, special guardians and foster carers.

For appointments, contact the clinic on 01270 748448 or email [email protected]

Child and family therapists . SharonElliott

Sharon Elliott

I am a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with 10 Years’ experience of working within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). I provide individual therapy to both adults and children.

I offer psychological assessment, consultation and therapy to individuals with a range of mental health difficulties such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Phobias, Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Self-harm, Suicidal ideation.

I draw on a range of evidence based psychological therapies in line with the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance. The form of therapy offered will depend on personal needs and preferences.

My preferred form of therapy is Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Currently I offer evening and weekend appointments. Appointments can be conducted via video call, telephone, What’s App or Face to Face.

Fees: £60 per hour

For appointments, contact the clinic on 01270 748448 or email [email protected]

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