David Kinvig Cousellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor

David Kinvig Cousellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor

259 Church Street

07713 978580 / 07713 978580

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259 Church Street

07713 978580 / 07713 978580

About me

I am a qualified and registered Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor. I work from a therapy centre where I am the Clinical Lead.I also work from home in private practice.I work as a Person Centred Counsellor (BACP Accredited Advanced Diploma), I completed a MSc in CBT and I am a registered Certified Accredited Advanced EFT Practitioner.I am a registered Advanced Integral Eye Movement (IEMT) practitioner.

I am a qualified and experienced Couples and Family Therapist. I am also a registered and Accredited Eating Disorders therapist.

My dedication to developing my practice means that I also trained in Mindfulness which I practice daily both on an individual basis as well as hosting group sessions. I work as a qualified supervisor and In my spare time I  volunteer as a grief, bereavement and loss counsellor as well as a supervisor for Cruse Bereavement Care. My working role also means I have extensive experience in Autism and Learning disabilities having worked in that field for six years and latterly managing a disability service. I have completed a certificate in HIV/AIDS counselling. As we enter 2017 I have successfully completed a Diploma in NLP and I have commenced my Mindfulness Teacher training which will enable me to become a teacher of Mindfulness to other practitioners.

I am a member of the BACP, BABCP, AAMETT and the Association of Intergral Eye Movement Practitioners. I also hold a current Advanced DBS disclosure and am fully insured. I have extensive experience in working with Personality Disorder (PD) and Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) working as lead practitioner in both PD and DID. I work across the full spectrum of disorders however I have particular interest in trauma, eating disorders, bereavement and family therapy.

I am passionate about therapy and joining people on their journey and hopefully making that process and your journey both healing and illuminating.

What ever comes your way I am hopeful that together we can climb over it.

Training, qualifications & experience

PGdip and Masters of Science Degree in CBT

  • Advanced ( BACP Accredited) Diploma in Counselling
  • Advanced Certified Accredited Practitioner in Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
  • Accredited (Registered) Eating Disorders Therapist
  • Certificate in Couples and Relationship Counselling
  • Advanced Integral Eye Movement Practitioner
  • Ascentis accredited bereavement Counsellor (Cruse trained too)
  • Ascentis and ABC accredited supervisor
  • MBCT therapist
  • Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • Advanced Certificate in Aids/HIV Counselling and Care.
  • Advanced Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Advanced Apprenticeship and NVQ 3 in Social Care and Children and Young people.

I have worked across a range of disorders and in last twelve months completed over 100 hours in CPD over a range of courses.I have been working as a therapist and growing my practice for seven years. In January 2017 I commence my NLP Diploma training and my Teacher Training in Mindfulness.

Member organisations



£45 per hour for any modality of therapy and I offer 60 minutes of couple therapy for £60 and I charge £50 for 90 minutes of supervision.

Maps & Directions

Blackpool, FY1 3PB

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: N/A


Please contact me directly. I have great flexibility and work responsively and respectfully to a clients needs. I work in both Blackpool and Preston Lancs

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I work as a Person Centred supervisor hosting individual and group supervision.I also volunteer as a supervisor for Cruse Bereavement Care.

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