For Clients

Heswall Hills Counselling Centre (HHCC) is located on the Wirral. It is a place where members of the public can access private therapy with the reassurance that all the therapists working from the centre have been personally vetted by the manager to ensure that they are suitably trained, ethical and fully insured.

Our Therapists


Cheryl Overington – Centre Manager

Chartered Counselling Psychologist, Clinical Supervisor and EMDR Therapist

Cheryl is the Founder and Manager of Heswall Hills Counselling Centre. She is an experienced practitioner and has worked in private practice for over ten years; accepting referrals from GPs, members of the public, insurance companies, Employee Assistance Programmes and Occupational Health and Human Resources Departments. Cheryl has worked with individuals and couples with a range of presenting issues; including anxiety, depression, trauma, bereavement, relationship difficulties, work based stress and sexual violence.

Cheryl is also  the Lead Supervisor at  the Rape & Sexual Abuse (RASA) Centre in Merseyside. Previously Cheryl has worked as a qualified HR professional in recruitment & selection and personal development and is therefore well placed to support clients whose problems originate in the workplace

Cheryl has a Doctorate Qualification in Counselling Psychology and is a Chartered Psychologist, she also has an MA in Counselling & Psychotherapy from Liverpool John Moores University, a Post Graduate Qualification in Clinical Supervision from University of Chester and is a qualified EMDR Therapist. Cheryl also conducts psychological assessments for medical legal work.

With Cheryl’s extensive experience she looks forward to accepting referrals from this website and placing new clients with the most appropriately trained therapist to met their individual needs.

We are always looking at ways we can improve our services, please complete our client feedback form.


Trained Therapists

We currently have over twenty five therapists working from the centre, either on a permanent basis or on a sessional basis. As a result we are able to cater for a wide range of client’s needs and presenting issues.

We have therapists who are trained in the following approaches:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Coaching, Children’s Play Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Couples Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Person Centred Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy,  Psychosexual Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, and as a result are able to work with adults, children & young people, couples and families.

For more information about our therapists and these approaches, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.


Presenting Issues

Our therapists are trained in a wide range of approaches and we are therefore able to help with the following:

Anxiety (including panic and phobias), depression, bereavement, eating disorders, addictions, trauma, low confidence & low self esteem, work related stress, therapy for children & young people from the age of five, adoption, relationship and sexual difficulties, sexual violence, coaching, OCD, birth trauma, weight management and dementia.


Find a Counsellor

If you would like to be referred to one of our therapists working from the HHCC please complete the form on our website, outlining your requirements and the manager will assess which one of our therapists is best suited for your needs.

Please note that HHCC is located on the first floor and as there is no lift available the centre is unsuitable for anyone with limited mobility.



It is not possible to offer emergency support in a crisis. If you are concerned that you may harm yourself or someone else you should contact your GP or go to the nearest A&E department

99 Brimstage Road
Heswall Hills
CH60 1XF

07912 651539

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