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Sarah Wilford Counselling

Your Life. Your Choices.
Counselling to empower you
Individual and couples counselling based in Trentham, nr Newcastle-under-Lyme,



Are you struggling with the challenges of everyday life?

Are you battling anxiety, spending too much time overthinking or fighting a low mood or depression?

If you find yourself losing your temper at the smallest things or feeling constantly under pressure I might be able to help.

It can be scary facing a problem or trying to change things but ignoring the issue will not make it go away. 


Many of my clients come to me struggling to manage their mood, finding life exhausting and feeling completely lost. After only a few sessions most people notice that things are starting to improve.


I am based at my home office on Ashendene Grove, Staffordshire,  ST4 8NL. Conveniently situated just off the A34 between the A500 and Trentham Gardens. Parking is usually on the street but there is sometimes a space available on the driveway. Sessions are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at a variety of times, including evenings and I am also able to offer home visits where appropriate.

If you feel I might be able to provide you or somebody you care about with support or advice please do not hesitate to get in touch. I offer FREE, no obligation telephone consultations to discuss how counselling can help.

I do not believe I am the expert in your life, I believe you are.

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Our first appointment is usually spent getting to know one another. This includes talking about what has brought you to counselling and what you want from the sessions.  

I provide a relaxed, comfortable and confidential environment that allows you to process your thoughts, feelings and ideas in a non-judgemental and safe space.

Sessions last for 50 minutes and in order for a client to receive the greatest benefit from counselling, it is recommended that sessions are undertaken on a regular basis but how many sessions will be different from person to person and issue to issue.

50 mins: £45.00


On average it take couples six years to access therapy so I appreciate that this is a really difficult decision to make.

The aim of couples counselling is to resolve conflict by improving communication, promoting respect and regaining trust. 


Each person will have an equal amount of time to express their thoughts, feelings and beliefs about the situation. My role is to remain neutral, not take sides and ensure that the session is safe and respectful for everyone involved.


Couples sessions last for 60 minutes, are confidential and must be undertaken with the intention of being honest and committed to the process.

1 hr: £65.00


I am currently able to offer counselling with my retired Greyhound, Leigh.

Animal-assisted therapy can provide an alternative form of counselling for clients who find one on one sessions too difficult to engage with.

The presence of a dog in the room can help calm a client. They can generate change by improving communication, providing comfort and giving support all by having contact with an animal. It also impacts us physiologically  i.e. decreases blood pressure, increases oxytocin (the happy drug in our brain), reduces anxiety and encourages participation.

50 mins: £50.00

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