Rachel Mallen

Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy/Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist

  • Mary Seacole 3.43
  • T: 0161 295 8102
  • E: R.S.Mallen@salford.ac.uk


Professional experience:

Counselling and Psychotherapy in a NHS setting, University Counselling Service and in a local charity counselling and delivering training to adults and children facing bereavement, loss and life-changing illness.

Personal interests:

Holistic health and wellbeing, including massage therapy, yoga and mindfulness.


Modules I currently teach on:


Level 4: Counselling & Psychotherapeutic Approaches; Counselling & Psychotherapy Skills

Level 5: Professional Counselling & Psychotherapy Skills; Preparation for Counselling & Psychotherapy Practice

Level 6: Personal & Professional Development 2; Expressive Therapies


Level 7: Introduction to Person Centred Theory & Practice I am a Dissertation Supervisor for L6 & L7 students.


Research Interests

  • Heuristic and autoethnographic research methodology
  • Practice based research
  • Transformational and educational research projects
  • Traumatic loss and bereavement
  • Working creatively with trauma
  • Supervision

Qualifications and Memberships

Rachel a registered member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP)

MA in Psychotherapy & Counselling (The University of Leeds)

Future Quals Level 3 Award in Education & Training (QCF)

City & Guilds Level 3 Hot Stone Therapy

City & Guilds Level 3 Aromatherapy Massage

City & Guilds Level 3 Indian Head Massage

I am currently engaging in a Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy Supervision Training course.