Offering Counselling in Teesside

Anxiety and stress are common problems which about one tenth of the population experience. At Tees Counselling I can work with you, offering effective ways of treating anxiety, stress and sleeplessness, helping you to cope.

My name is Fiona Toop and I can help you with a range of issues, as well as anxiety, which may be causing you distress. I offer integrative counselling sessions which are about supporting you on your journey in a safe environment.

About Me

Fiona Toop BA, Dip. Ed, Cert. in Addictions Counselling, Dip in Counselling, MBACP(Reg)

I work as an integrative counsellor, adhering firmly to the BACP Code of Ethics, integrating different therapeutic approaches which allows me to work with my clients offering the most appropriate therapy according to their needs.

I trained and practiced as a teacher for 17 years, then trained as a counsellor, initially in addictions counselling where I practiced with the local PCT, then further training in Counselling.


My qualifications

BA, Diploma in Education, Certificate in Addictions Counselling, Diploma in Counselling.

I am a Registered Member of BACP which provides an ethical framework for my practice and safety for my client.


Areas of Therapy

Many people find that they have more than one area to work in, this is absolutely fine and we work together on whatever the client brings.

My sessions are face-to-face where a therapeutic relationship  of trust can be established  in a safe place.

I work short term  8 – 12 weeks and long term. This can be discussed at the initial session and throughout as we do regular reviews of progress.


Anger Management



Eating Disorders

Low Self Esteem

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Relationship Issues

Self Harm

Sexual Issues

Spiritual Issues

Suicidal Thoughts

Work Related Stress

Therapies Offered

Person Centred Therapy

Person Centred Therapy allows you to feel accepted in a non judgemental way, to feel valued as a person, and to assure you that we will progress at your speed, helping meet your needs.

Creative Therapies

Creative Therapies to encourage a deeper examination of the issues you are facing.

Sand tray therapy would allow you to look at your life issues in an objective way.

Story telling helps identify roles and relationships in your life.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy would look at links between your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. It is a goal centred and problem focused therapy often time limited and encourages your active participation.

Gestalt Therapy  and Transactional Analysis

Gestalt Therapy  and Transactional Analysis help you explore how past issues work themselves out in relationships and day-to-day life.

The Venue

The Lighthouse
34 Yarm Road
Stockton on Tees
TS18 3NG

Bus Route: 7, 7a, 77, 87

The Lighthouse is only a 15-20 minute walk from Stockton town centre.


I have counselling  rooms at the Lighthouse in Stockton, which has parking, access to other support agencies and a café.

An initial session is £10 which covers room costs.

Further sessions last 50 minutes, the standard fee for these sessions is £35.

The Lighthouse

Contact Me

Please use the contact form to the right or call using the number below.

07838 47 42 42

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