Embrace Psychological Services, Whitehall Business Centre, Hartford. mailto:contact@embrace-psych.co.uk Latest Newsletter



About Us

Dr Helen Pickering

Dr Helen PickeringDr Helen Pickering is a clinical psychologist professionally qualified since 2001, working in the NHS in the fields of adult mental health, physical disability/neuro-rehabilitation and forensics since 1995. Helen completed ACAT North’s Cognitive Analytic Therapy practitioner training in 2007. She established Embrace Psychological Services in 2012 in order to offer high quality therapy to people who wish to seek therapy privately.

Helen abides by the professional codes of conduct and ethics of BPS, HCPC and ACAT. She attends regular clinical supervision sessions in order to maintain the quality of the therapy offered and keeps up to date with advances in clinical psychology and psychotherapy by attending relevant continued professional development events.

Download CV

Dr Sarah Mills

Dr Sarah MillsDr Sarah Mills is a qualified counselling psychologist who works with people aged 17 years or over that are suffering from a variety of psychological difficulties, including, but not limited to: anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive compulsive disorder, relationship difficulties, stress and eating disorders.

Sarah has a particular interest in supporting people who have experienced a traumatic life event and wrote her doctoral thesis on the most efficacious treatment modalities for PTSD.

Over the past seven years she has worked in a number of NHS settings including Eating Disorder Services and Primary and Secondary Care services in the North West. Sarah has also been a doctoral supervisor for the Counselling Psychology course in Wolverhampton and most recently developed her own private practice based in Cheshire.

Sarah is a practitioner of Eye Movement De-sensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness Training. She is able to offer appointments on Friday or Saturday mornings.

Download CV

Dr Samantha Baker

Dr Samantha BakerDr Samantha Baker is a qualified, HCPC registered clinical psychologist with over fifteen years' experience of working with mental health in a variety of settings. She has worked in the NHS, the prison service and the private sector. Sam undertook further training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy following completion of her doctorate in clinical psychology and became a qualified CAT Practitioner in 2017.

More recently, Sam has established a South Manchester based private practice. She works with people 18 and above with a variety of mental health difficulties including (but not limited to) depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, relationship difficulties, anger management and health anxiety.

Sam is able to work within a range of models such as cognitive behavioural therapy, cognitive analytic therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness, tailoring the therapeutic approach to the individual.

Download CV



Embrace Life, Hope, Change

Registered in England and Wales
Embrace Psychological Services Ltd, Weaver Business Centre, Winnington Avenue, Winnington, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 4EE
Company Registered No: 10927722