When life feels stormy, it can sometimes be good to talk

Private and confidential counselling practise in Tameside

Is counselling right for me?

Welcome – Let me tell you a little about Tameside Counselling

Are you going through a difficult time and looking for help?

Hello, I am Rory Lees-Oakes, and if you are going through a difficult time and feel that no one understands how you feel ,then Tameside counselling may offer the support you are looking for and need.

I provide a private and confidential counselling service, in Tameside counselling clients from, Mossley, Uppermill, Greenfield and Ashton Under Lyne. I offer a safe, supportive and confidential service to help you explore the issues that are troubling you.

Do you feel overwhelmed and trapped?

If you are feeling that your life has lost its sparkle, and you cannot seem to stop feeling low, then Person-Centred Counselling may be a helpful for you to work on finding answers, in a supportive environment without fear of being judged or put under any pressure.

Do you believe there is no way out of your situation?

Why not fill in my confidential contact form, please let me know what issues you are struggling with, it only takes a few minutes , and could be a positive step in making the changes to your own life.

My name is Rory Lees-Oakes: I offer counselling in the Tameside, Mossley, and Uppermill areas. I started Tameside counselling after spending a number of years working as a senior lecturer in counselling and psychotherapy at a college in Warrington.

I gained my qualifications at Tameside College and spent a number of years counselling at Tameside and Glossop Mind, before moving on to work as a school counsellor.

I live in Mossley and have a passion to work in and serve my local community with my counselling service. You can learn more about me by clicking here.

I am married, have one child and and  soon to be a grandparent.

Do you need counselling?

If you feel that making a decision to see counsellor may be difficult, take the first step and contact me, you may benefit from an initial free session, which gives you the choice to see if counselling is the right path for you.

Call my confidential contact number on 07425 163870 and speak with me personally, or make contact by email and I will email you or call you back which ever you prefer.

Do you have questions that you would like to ask, you may be wondering what type of counsellor would be suited to your needs, a first free session may be the way to find out.

What to do next?

If you are experiencing difficulties in life and with so speak to someone, please email me at counsellor@tamesidecounselling or ring me on 07425 163870 you can also request that I phone or email you by filling in the support request form here


  • Shame
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Guilt
  • Frustration
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Unresolved childhood issues
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • Difficulties at work
  • Alcohol problems
  • Drug related problems

If you then decide that counselling would benefit you, sessions are only £40 per hour. For a full price breakdown click here.