Not all talking therapies are relational…

Relational Psychotherapeutic Counselling in Hebden Bridge

Relational Psychotherapeutic Counselling in Hebden Bridge

Experience the transformative power of meaningful relationships on your mental wellbeing. Close connections with others are not just beneficial, they are essential for our growth and survival as human beings. Without this, we can feel disconnected, isolated and incomplete.

Relational Counselling, prioritises the value of the bond and trust between you and your therapist. This sacred space is where your awareness is nurtured and where you find the strength to create real change. Our approach recognizes that true psychological growth blossoms from empathic and empowering relationships. It encompasses five invaluable elements:


Rediscover your authentic self through the invigorating experience of genuine connections.


Foster healthy dynamics within your relationships, as well as beyond them.


Gain profound insights into yourself and others.


Cultivate a deep sense of self-worth.


A genuine desire for deeper connections that extend beyond the therapy room.

From the deep understanding of human development, emerges the fundamental truth that for optimal results in psychotherapeutic counseling, a robust therapeutic alliance founded on trust between the client and therapist becomes paramount.

Alongside this, the therapist’s empathic and congruent approach plays a vital role in facilitating successful therapy. To provide the most effective treatment, the relationally centered therapist must possess an acute awareness of the client’s journey, their own processes, and the intricacies of their therapeutic bond. By harnessing the power of this unique relationship, we can gain valuable insights into how the client navigates their external relationships beyond the therapy room.

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Explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours without judgement or shame

There is always possibility for change and healing

Better understand your life experiences and the dynamics of your relationships
Let go of past pain and bring forth your innate wisdom
Your on a journey towards emotional resilience and self-belief
Understand how your life experiences have shaped you

Our counsellor covering Halifax, Hebden Bridge and Rochdale

Introducing Simon 

Simon Obrien

Simon O'Brien

Practice Location: Hebden Bridge & Halifax

Top Specialities: Alcohol Use, Men’s Issues, Childhood Neglect

Expertise: Addiction, Anger Management, Behavioural Issues, Bereavement, Borderline Personality (BPD), Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Drug Abuse, Family Conflict, Gambling, Life Transitions, Narcissistic Personality (NPD), Peer Relationships, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Use, Thinking Disorders, Trauma and PTSD.

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All Indigo Thinking cousellors are Relational Centred trained and can assist you with a wide range of life issues.

Simon has been in practice for over 2 years and as UKCP advance trainee, offers a discounted hourly rate of up to 60% cheaper than other counsellors and is available for face-to-face counselling in his consultation room at Hebden Bridge.

Providing relational counselling for those based in:  Halifax, Hebden Bridge, Huddersfield, Keighley, Littleborough, Marsden, Mytholmroyd, Rochdale, Todmorden and the surrounding area. Simon offers an initial free 15 minute phone consultation: 01422 412 636

“Thank you for believing in me when I didn’t believe in myself.”

“Thank you for helping me. I was so stressed out and you made me feel a
lot better.”
Thank you so much. You genuinely helped me a lot and you calmed me down when I was feeling so stressed out. I’m so glad you were there to help me through it… thanks to you I feel a lot better.
It is good to come and talk when I feel low and it has turned things around. I have felt very safe and at ease.
Counselling has made me see things in a different, more positive light.
I feel that I have regained my confidence.

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