A place to focus on your mental wellbeing

















 As experts in the field of Addiction and mental wellbeing, I Straker Consultants are focused on offering a bespoke service to our patients, combining clinically evidenced therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy as well as a prescribing service if appropriate. We work with people who are both physically and/or psychologically impacted by mental health issues or addiction. Working together with the patient to set goals through 1:1 therapies, whilst working within national guidance frameworks. Additionally, we have a wide range of onward referral pathways to ensure continuation of care. If you are looking for a mental health therapist in Liverpool, please contact us now.

As well as helping individual private clients to work through whatever issues they might be experiencing, we also specialise in supporting organisations and their staff. 

I Straker Consultants also has a specialist interest in performance enhancement, which supports those who may be struggling with work due to their mental health. This work focuses on areas that are reducing capacity to exceed in a work environment. We work with clients from health, hospitality, corporate, banking and media backgrounds on an individual basis as well as within occupational health.

Treatment and Service Options

Free Initial Assessment

Performance Enhancement

1:1 Therapeutic Sessions

Company Wellbeing Workshops

Zoom And Skype Session Options

Employee Stress Risk Assessments

Group Work

Clinical Supervision

24 - Hour Crisis Line

Family And Couples Therapy


Prescribing Medication




 Ishbel Straker is the CEO and founder of I Straker Consultants and is recognised as an expert in the field of Addiction and the treatment of co-existing mental health problems. She writes a bi-monthly column for the national magazine; Drink and Drug News, a quarterly article for BSA Today magazine and a monthly mental health column for the Liverpool Echo.
She is an experienced Expert Witness and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer for Middlesex University, supporting research and the training of clinicians, and as of September 2020, Department of Psycology Ambassador for Edge Hill University 
Ishbel also supervises senior nurses in various organisations which includes clinically advising on complex patients.

Providing face to face treatment from our private practice at 88 Rodney street in Liverpool city center, I Straker Consultants specialise In Anxiety, Depression, Drug, Alcohol and Gambling addiction, Trauma PTSD, OCD treatment in Liverpool, Merseyside and the North West. We also provide nationwide treatment via video and telephone calls.

Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Independent Nurse Prescriber
Reg NMC 07C0814E
Member of the Royal College of Nursing


Working With Organisations


As well as helping individual private clients to work through whatever issues they might be experiencing, we also specialise in supporting organisations and their staff. 

We provide a number of tailored services designed to tackle the complexities of mental ill health and challenges to psychological wellbeing that originate both in and out of the workplace. Mental wellbeing remains complex and there are a wide variety of situational and underlying factors that influence how we feel psychologically and how in turn, we behave.
We have a range of interventions that are both proactive, aiding individuals and organisations to identify risk factors that may lead or contribute to mental ill health and then identify control factors and mechanisms to prevent them occurring. We also provide a range of reactive services designed to support those going through period of psychological ill health up to and including being in crisis.
As well as having a devastating impact on individuals and their families, poor mental health in the workplace has severe repercussions for employers including increased staff turnover, sickness absence due to debilitating depression, burnout and exhaustion, decreased motivation and productivity, with 70 million lost working days due to mental health issues.

“For every £1 spent by employers on mental health interventions they get £5 back in reduced absence, presenteeism and staff turnover” Source - Deloitte



Blogs & articles

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Back To Work After Lockdown - COVID Anxiety

Employee Stress Risk Assessments

Ishbel Straker - Liverpool Echo Article

Some tips for good mental health during lockdown

BSA Today article by Ishbel Straker

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Address: 88 Rodney Street, Liverpool, L1 9AR

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