• Therapy with Alex
    Therapy with Alex Taking the first steps in acknowledging that you need support doesn’t make you weak, in fact it is quite the opposite. Considering the demanding world we live in today I believe that therapy is becoming a necessity
  • Fear of the Unknown
    Fear of the Unknown Through undertaking therapy we can stretch our capacity to tolerate the moment to moment uncertainties of life. Over time you may come to embrace the ebbs and flows of life, and gain an acceptance of ‘what is’.
  • Know thyself
    Know thyself Socrates (C. 469 BC-399 BC) one of the world’s most celebrated philosophers knew the priceless value of self knowledge. In our generation self knowledge gained in therapy is yet again becoming the King of currency.
  • Therapy with Alex
    Therapy with Alex Taking the first steps in acknowledging that you need support doesn’t make you weak, in fact it is quite the opposite. Considering the demanding world we live in today I believe that therapy is becoming a necessity

Introducing Alex Adamson

Hi, and welcome to my website. My design team and I, have tried to make my site user friendly, warm and informative. I believe that by browsing through you can get a good feel for therapy in general, as well as gaining an overview on me as a therapist (with the help of my client testimonials), some of the issues I specialise in dealing with, and also a glimpse into the theoretical orientation that underpins my practice. Feel free to browse at your leisure, and contact me if you have any further queries.

Why choose to have Therapy with Alex?

Therapy with Alex introduces you to the therapeutic services which I Alex Adamson a Middlesbrough based counsellor and level 7 trained Psychotherapist (Distinction) currently provide. I run a private practice whilst also consulting for the likes of Barclays Bank, AXA Healthcare, Chemoxy International etc. Feel free to browse my website for further information coupled with regularly updated client feedback. Click here to view the area's in which i specialise.

  • Pricing: Comparable Rates at £50 per 50 minute session, concessions may be available dependant on circumstances.
  • Supervision: sliding scale applies contact me for pricing.
  • Sessions: I offer flexible day/evening appointments to suit client needs
  • Experience: I have a wide and extensive life experience base which I feel enhances both the variety, and scope of work I am able to undertake as a therapist
  • Insurance: I hold the relevant insurance required to practice as a therapist
  • Assessment: I undertake extensive assessments to accurately assess client needs prior to undertaking therapeutic work covered by a confidentiality contract
  • Qualifications: I hold relevant qualifications in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Dip Psychotherapy (Dist) UKCP Accred, Dip Couns (Equivalent level to a Masters)
  • Environment: I offer a warm, relaxed and confidential space to work in.
  • Accreditation: I am accredited as a Psychotherapist by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy
  • Accountability: I am in regular supervision with a UKCP accredited supervisor to support our work together and underpin my continued professional development as a therapist

New Therapy Suite

In January 2015 we completed the construction of a new purpose built Therapy Suite



Recommended Sites

Mental Health Foundation

The biggest website on mental health in the UK.


The European Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies (Eurocps) is committed to high quality provision of psychotherapy training and continued professional development

Governing Bodies

Feature Image

BACP: British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy 



Feature Image

UKCP: UK Council for Psychotherapy

Frequently asked Questions

What is counselling/psychotherapy? Counselling and psychotherapy, although two completely different terms, are both essentially...


I love my work as a Psychotherapist and passionately believe that we all have the inbuilt capacity to change and overcome...

About me

I have had a wide and varied life experience base prior to becoming a Psychotherapist spanning two continents, Africa and...

Counselling Directory

  • Private practice and Coronavirus
    With the ever-increasing media coverage of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we know a number of our therapists are seeking information about the steps they can take to support their practice and their own health and wellbeing during this period of change.
  • 9 ways to help teens with body image issues
    Just two in five of us are confident about our bodies. We share nine simple ways you can start discussing body image and help young people to feel more confident about how they look and feel.
  • How to use social media to feel good about your body
    Social media is often painted as a villain when it comes to body image, but can we use it as a tool for good?

PSA Quality Mark

I am on a voluntary register that has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

The AVR scheme was set up by the Government to improve standards and safety for the benefit of the public and demonstrates my commitment to high professional standards, to enhancing safety and delivering a better service.

Daily Quotes

If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Paulo Coelho

Client Feedback

Back to Top