David Jones (MBACP / ADV.Dip.Coun)
East Lancs Counselling & Psychotherapy
Clitheroe Business Centre
105 Whalley Road, First Floor
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I am an experienced qualified counsellor and psychotherapist working a short 5 minute walk from Clitheroe town centre offering Professional and Confidential Counselling within a private and comfortable setting. (Free on site parking)
I practice as an Integrative counsellor and work closely with the human givens model of psychotherapy which means that i am able to work using a wide range of different counselling skills and therapeutic approaches in order to meet your needs.
The human givens approach focuses on the present difficulties and looks at practical solutions to relieving emotional distress as quickly as possible.
I believe every person is unique and so I work in a variety of different ways in order to help develop insight, create greater awareness and understanding of why problems may have arisen and explore how positive change can happen. Some people may only require a single visit but i also provide both long term and short term support in line with my clients needs.
As well as working in private practice for the last 7 years i have over 16 years of experience working within both the NHS and the voluntary sector supporting clients with various mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, bipolar, relationship issues, bereavement/loss, low self esteem, obsessional compulsive disorders as well as trauma related illness and PTSD.
Counselling provides a safe space to explore your emotions and thoughts, whether you are just feeling stuck in a rut, lacking in direction, having relationship problems, or you may be experiencing more complex mental health difficulties. Whatever the reason you are considering counselling it could be the next step in making the change you need.
If you are unsure if counselling/psychotherapy is for you please give me a call with any questions you may have or drop me an email using the link below and i will get back to you as soon as possible.
Daytime, evening and weekend appointments are available.
Home visits also available.
Urgent appointments available, usually within 48 hours if not the same day.
Training, qualifications & experience
ADV Diploma, Integrative Counselling. 2007
Diploma in Human Givens Psychotherapy HGI. 2009
Certificate in Counselling Studies. 2004
Certificate in Counselling Skills. 2004
Mindfulness Cert. 2017
Level 5 Diploma, Health & Social Care Leadership and Management
MBACP, Accredited Register - Certificate of Proficiency.
Working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Working with Addictive Behaviour
Effective Anger Management
Brief Psychological Therapies
Understanding Depression - Effective Support
Guided Imagery and Relaxation Training
Registered Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Carer support
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Internet addiction
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic disorder
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
Other areas of counselling I deal with
As well as specialising in helping people with a wide range of emotional, well-being and mental health conditions i have extensive experience in delivering Family Therapy, Counselling for Unpaid Carers and helping those with trauma related illness.
As well as being in private practice for over 7 years i have worked for and managed mental health family support services across Lancashire for over 10 years.
Reduced rates are available for all unpaid carers, low waged and student counsellors. Please ask.
Carers Counselling Service
If you would like to have more information about the support available to unpaid carers across East Lancashire or find out more about the New Carers Counselling Service then please give me a call or drop me an email and i will get back to you as soon as possible.
Free initial telephone consultation
£45 per session
£60 Couples Counselling
£60 Family Therapy
Concession rates available for those on low income, student counselling and unpaid carers.
No extra charge for home visits within 10 miles of Clitheroe (45 pence per mile over 10 miles )
The practice is situated on the first floor of Clitheroe Business Centre just a short walk from Clitheroe town centre, We provide a relaxing confidential and professional environment with good access whether visiting us by public transport or by car, for those traveling by car free car parking is available at the rear of the building. If you require further information on any other aspects of the practice please give me a call, send me an e-mail or visit the website.
Daytime, evenings and weekends.
Home visits also available. (no extra cost)
Full Enhanced DBS (Previously CRB)
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Appointments are available: Daytime, Evening and Weekends. Home visits also available
Types of client