Denise Baker

Denise Baker



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About me

Hi I'm Denise and I run Ogwen Holistic, a professional coaching and therapy service for anyone looking to improve their health and well being, work life balance and relationships, or who is facing potentially life changing situations or dealing with grief and end of life.

Based in Bethesda, Gwynedd, I offer a solution based, holistic approach to individual problems, using creative techniques in a safe, supportive friendly environment.

I can help with:

  • Relationships
  • Personal development
  • Personal motivation
  • Managing stress and anxiety
  • Grief, bereavement and end of life care
  • Dietary issues
  • Business motivation and development
  • Business coaching
  • Confidence and self esteem
  • Career choices
  • Work life balance
  • General support with life changing events / decisions.

Following first contact and before you book an appointment, I offer a 20 minute free telephone consultation so we can have a brief discussion about what you are looking for. Following this we would have an initial one and a half hour appointment to assess where you are currently at and where you wish to be. This enables us to come up with a collaborative treatment / development plan.

Sessions are held in a comfortable, private room within my home and notes are stored securely and anonymously. I comply with the new GDPR rules.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • PhD in Psychology (specialising in suicide and self harm)
  • MA in Creative Writing
  • CBT for psychosis, anxiety and stress (including relaxation workshops and meditation) brief training
  • Mindfulness based CBT brief training
  • NLP Level 3 Diploma
  • Life Coach Level 3 and 4 Diploma (distinction)
  • MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction)
  • Reiki I and II

Ongoing training as part of my CPD:

  • Preparing for End of Life Doula training and working with grief

Other areas of coaching I deal with

  • End of life.
  • Grief work (approaching end of life, funeral planning, living wakes, wills etc).


Counselling/coaching for a variety of issues including:

  • bereavement/grief
  • spiritual guidance
  • life coaching
  • business coaching (individual)
  • nutritional / dietary issues
  • stress / anxiety
  • confidence and self-esteem

Initial consultation (1 and a half hours) £60
Subsequent 1 hour appointments £50
Reduced rate for students, retired or those on a low income £40

Bangor, LL57

Type of session

Online life coaching: Yes
Telephone life coaching: Yes
Face to face life coaching: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


weekdays and weekends. I work flexibly so please contact directly for an appointment