Ellie Fretwell, Senior Psychological Therapistmeet the team Ellie Fretwell

2013: Online Therapy Certificate, Online Therapy Institute

2012: Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Studies, University of Bolton

2011: Diploma in Counselling Studies, Stockport College

2008: Introduction to Counselling, University of Oxford Continuing Education

2007: BA Honours English Language and Literature, St. Catherine’s, University of Oxford

I am an Accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and a member of the Association for Counselling and Therapy Online (ACTO)

Work Experience

Before joining Oakwood in 2012 I was a counsellor for various services in Stockport. At Oakwood I work in the Community Eating Disorder Service and with other clients who are experiencing a wide variety of problems including anxiety and relationship issues. I am a trained online therapist and often deliver sessions via phone and internet as well as face-to-face. Other roles I have taken at Oakwood include wellbeing group facilitator and trainee case manager.

How I work

I work integratively and use CBT-E with clients who want to overcome eating disorders. I appreciate that each person is an individual who has a unique way of finding connection and making changes. I often work creatively and I like to believe my approach is relaxed, warm and welcoming.

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