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About Richard

Dr Richard Mason is an experienced counsellor, psychological therapist and clinical supervisor having worked across a variety of private and public sector organisations. Richard is currently providing psychological therapies, and personal coaching to private clients across the United Kingdom using Microsoft Teams as a remote delivery platform. You will find Richard to be an approachable, grounded, common-sense counsellor, psychological therapist, and personal coach.

'Richard is honest, caring and most importantly he listens with compassion. When I speak to Richard I feel I myself can be completely honest because that’s the way he is with me' 

His main aim is to get you the help and support you currently need, whether that be working with him, or someone else. Richard has developed into the professional he is through working in NHS primary care mental health services in Merseyside and London, and in Higher Educational Counselling Services at University of Liverpool, and University of Chester. Richard is a registered and accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and a European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) accredited coach at practitioner level. He has served as a BACP committee member for over three years, focusing on Finance, Risk, Audit, Policy, and Performance. Richard has been published in professional and academic journals on the subject of counselling and psychological therapy 

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Personal Development Coaching and  Psychological Therapist in Private Practice

Providing personal development coaching and psychological therapies to private clients across the United Kingdom using Microsoft Teams as a delivery platform. Initial consultation with Richard is focused on understanding your current needs, exploring what services are available (either privately or through public health services) and how they may help in the short, medium and long term. Richard will support you in making informed choices about coaching and therapy, drawing on and utilising his professional knowledge and experiences from working in NHS Primary Care Mental Health Services, Higher Educational Counselling Services, and Private Practice.

Whether you choose to continue to work with Richard post-consultation, or to seek change elsewhere is your decision. Either way, Richard will look forward to working with you.


European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC Global)

PG Adv Diploma Senior Practitioner in Coaching

University of Chester

Doctor of Professional Studies, Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies.

Thesis entitled ‘Professional development implications for Counsellors who have worked in the English Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme’ 

University of Chester

PG Certificate in Counselling Supervision

NHS England & Interpersonal Psychotherapy UK (IPTUK)

Accredited Practitioner Certificate Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) for Depression

University of Chester

Master of Arts (M.A.) Counselling Studies

Dissertation entitled 'An Investigation into Counsellors Perspectives of Working with Multicultural Worldview: A Qualitative Study'

University of Central Lancashire

Certificate in Leadership and Change Management

Wirral Metropolitan College of Further Education

Diploma in Counselling

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