All About The Therapy Company. The Therapy Company is owned and run by Dr Natalie Miles and Diane Ogden and they are two of the leading practitioners.
Registered & Accredited
All our counsellors, psychotherapists and practitioners are registered and accredited, or working towards accreditation with their relevant governing body and adhere to their code of ethics and professional conduct.
Dr Natalie Miles is a qualified psychotherapist, fully accredited with BABCP (British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists), and BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy). As Clinical Lead within The Therapy Company and with over 25 years in the healthcare industry, Dr Miles initially trained as a chiropodist.In the mid 1990’s she trained in Counselling, went on to complete her MA in Counselling, and then commenced study in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. In 2005, she achieved her BSc in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy at Lancaster University and in 2012, completed her Doctorate in Counselling at Manchester University.
She has experience with a wide range of mental health problems, and in addition to treating with people with anxiety and depression. She has additional skills and experience in working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Eating Disorder, Mood Disorder, Phobias and Behavioural Disorders, such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). As a trained Clinical Supervisor she provides formal clinical supervision to students and qualified therapists.
Diane Ogden is both Service Manager and Therapist. A qualified nurse, she trained as a Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) in the mid 1980’s and worked in acute mental health services in the NHS for several years.Over the years she has worked in a wide variety of services, including a specialist therapeutic community, sexual abuse/assault service, as clinician and manager in both substance misuse services and a local private hospital.
In 2010 she qualified in Eye Movement, Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR) and became accredited with EMDR UK & Europe in 2013 and works with clients experiencing trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Diane manages the service to ensure a high standard of care is delivered.
Our reception team
Whether you pop in to see us or call us on the telephone, you’ll be greeted by our friendly and welcoming reception team. Jackie, Katie and Carol will endeavour to explain the service we provide and answer any questions you may have.
A 2014 UK survey found that one in six people tried to take their own life while on a waiting list for psychological therapy.
St. Catherine's Park
Preston PR5 5XU