David Borrill, Dip Cou, Adv Dip, Registered MBACP

David Borrill, Dip Cou, Adv Dip, Registered MBACP

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Shire Counselling
22 Woodhouse Road
NG18 2AF

London Rd
NG24 1TW


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Shire Counselling
22 Woodhouse Road
NG18 2AF

London Rd
NG24 1TW


About me

My name is David, I'm a very empathic person who has a real passion for therapeutic work.

My Approach
I'm a psychotherapist who specialises in Cognitive therapy, Cognitive therapy focus' on your mind and the way it works, showing you the roots of belief's, thoughts and feelings.

Individual Therapy

I believe that the key to being a good therapist is to guide my clients into becoming a "self therapist" working through together their Negative thought processes, Core beliefs, look at their goals in life, challenge their negative self belief's and work through it with them so that when we finally part ways my client feels confident enough to go out into the world and deal with anything that life might throw at them.

Group Therapy

As part of my work in 14-25 year old counselling I have put together and actioned many very successful group therapy sessions, these include;

    •Stress Busters: A six week course where groups of 5-7 people discover the root of their anxieties in a safe environment, whilst also learning key Cognitive and Behavioural skills to keep them from intruding on their everyday life.

      •P'd Off: A nine week course where groups of 5-7 people can explore their feelings of anger in a safe environment, learning the triggers, the Transactions associated with anger and the best way's to combat anger to stop it keeping you from getting where you want.

  •Drive to succeed!: A 5 hour seminar where I explore with a group the secrets of motivation, what halts our motivation, why other motivational techniques fail and how your psychological wellbeing can affect your motivation.

I work out of two easily accessible area's across the East Midlands, either at Mansfield's Shire Counselling or at the CASY headquarters in Newark on London Road.

Training, qualifications & experience

I received my training through The Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body, with that body I studied for 4 years seeing clients in various setting and being educated in both cognitive behavioural therapy and person centred therapy, attaining my Level 6 (Hons Degree equiv) advanced Diploma in cognitive behavioural therapy.

I am currently working as part of the Nottinghamshire Mental health service. Working with the NHS I offer:-

  • Professional consultations
  • Family counselling
  • Group sessions
  • Individual work

I have also worked with CASY counselling service in Newark.

During my time there I have worked in a number of different settings:-

  • As lead counsellor in two seperate schools
  • As an outreach worker with frameworks
  • As part of a multi disciplinary to get the best possible result for my clients.
  • As co-ordinator for various therapeutic interventions

I've also been responsible for putting together packages for schools to educate and to act as first response kits for teachers not trained in therapeutic counselling in situations like children displaying issues of self harm or suicide.

I work within the BACP's ethical framework where I attained their certificate of proficiency allowing me entry onto their professional register along with other Accredited members and registered members.

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My initial sessions are £35 for an hour and follow up sessions are £45 a session.
I offer block bookings of 5 sessions at a reduced rate.

Maps & Directions

Mansfield, NG18 2AF
Newark, NG24 1TW

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


weekday's and weekends.

Types of client

Young people
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