About Rory Lees-Oakes


Hello,and thank you for visiting my ‘bio’ page!

My name is Rory Lees-Oakes, I am a registered member of the BACP and I am passionate about counselling and psychotherapy.

Why? Because I know, from personal experience how the right therapist can help bring such a positive change in a life.

I started my training in 2000 (Millennium Year), in 2004 I graduated with a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling. I have been a qualified practitioner for nearly 12 years and have counselled  in a variety of settings which include Tameside and Glossop Mind, Where I helped people with issues such as regaining self esteem , loss and bereavement, historic childhood issues and trauma, relationship difficulties, stress and depression.

I spent 7 years as a school counsellor at Great Sankey High School,  supporting young people through a variety of issues  .

I was a  senior lecturer for counselling at Warrington Collegiate, and was part of the colleges counselling team,  a post that I held for just under a decade. I trained and supported other therapists helping to develop the skills and knowledge they needrd  to support and help others with life’s difficulties.

I am married with one child .

If you want to speak or get in touch with me, to see if we can work together with your issues , phone me in confidence on 07425 163870 or Click here to fill in my confidential contact form.

I am looking forward to hearing from you.



If you are interested in my qualifications , I list them below

  • Certificate in education (Yes I am a qualified teacher!)
  • Certificate in counselling skills
  • Diploma in therapeutic counselling
  • Certificate in clinical supervision
  • Certificate in child and adolescent therapy
  • Certificate in loss and bereavement.

Click here to view my new training blog 

I am a member of the British Association  of Counselling and Psychotherapy, I abide by their ethical code and carry full professional indemnity insurance.

I am committed to my own professional development and have regular clinical supervision, in l accordance  with the BACP ethical framework for good practice in counselling and psychotherapy.

For full list of my qualifications,experience and training courses I have attended , then please visit my Facebook page here.

Need to speak ? Contact 07425 163870