Dawn Taylor: Experienced Accredited Counselling Psychotherapist

Dawn Taylor: Experienced Accredited Counselling Psychotherapist

Golden Hill Lane

07557109575 / 07557109575

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Golden Hill Lane

07557109575 / 07557109575

About me

Hi, I'm Dawn; do you need to talk to someone who will listen respectfully and work with you in a supportive, non judgemental way to help you understand your feelings and emotions?

Life is full of difficulties and mostly we manage, but sometimes we have problems or experience feelings that cause us lasting distress.  At times it is often difficult to cope and to admit we need support, and its easy to become isolated, feeling sad and fearful. 

Or it may be that you are looking to understand yourself better, searching for a new direction or a wish to feel happier and more fulfilled.

I really do appreciate how hard it can be taking the first steps to counselling and how daunting it can feel, but I also know how rewarding it can be, so I can assure you there are no pressures, just a time and a space, separate from everyday encounters, in a relaxed, friendly, calming, confidential setting, where you can come to know and accept yourself, enabling you to recognise your strengths and choices.

Counselling is a process that can help you to build up resilience, benefit your emotional well-being  develop self awareness and  the confidence to find your own way of making the changes you want in your life.

A confidential, ethical and equal opportunity service is assured.

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Training, qualifications & experience


  • Advanced CPCAB Diploma, Level 5, in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Working Therapeutically with Children & Adolescents (University Certificate, Level 7)
  • Understanding Fear & Sadness, Open University
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Family Mediator
  • City & Guilds Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
  • Psychology A Level
  • NCFE Drugs Awareness



  • IAPT Counselling for Depression(University Certificate, Level 7)
  • Understanding Fragile Process of Attachment
  • Working with Personality Disorders
  • Working Therapeutically with Groups
  • CBT Training
  • Introduction to Couples CBT, Relate Institute
  • Mindfulness
  • The Solihull Approach
  • Working with Addiction
  • Training in Brief Solution Focused Therapy
  • Effective Anger Management Techniques
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • Working with Difference & Diversity


  • Attachment Theory
  • Is Heaven at the End of the Beanstalk?
  • Helping Children Tell Their Stories
  • Working with Metaphor
  • Counselling Adolescents
  • CAF Level 2
  • Keeping Children Safe Online
  • Safeguarding Children & Adolescents, Level
  • Information Sharing
  • Integrated Working


  • Experienced Accedited Member of BACP & UK Register of Counsellors & Psychotherapists
  • Counselling adults with anxiety and depression, on the NHS MInds Matter Programme
  • Counselling children aged 4-16 on the LCC Emotional Health & Wellbeing Contract
  • Associate Counsellor for various EAP Providers
  • Counselling for NOMS in a Category B Prison
  • Counselling in an agency for survivors of Domestic Abuse
  • Counselling young adults in a local Sixth Form College
  • Counselling both short term and long term
  • Samaritan Phone Line Volunteer & new Samaritan Mentor


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

As the above "list" is not exhaustive, please feel free to contact me for a full discussion, in order that I can offer you a unique service.

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Free - 30 Minutes
Without any obligation to continue, where you have the opportunity to get a feel for counselling and for us to see if I am the right counsellor for you.

1-1 Sessions

£40 per 60 minute session

£45 per 60 minute session

Telephone/Skype Counselling
£40 per 60 minute session

Workshops and Group Work
On occasions, myself and a colleague run a number of self development workshops for groups up to a maximum of 10 people all based on self reflection on how you think, how you feel and how you respond to life events - "Discovering Your Uniq-U"
Please contact me for more details of our next training, "An Introductory Workshop to The Genie Principle"
Price on Application

Corporate and EAPs
Price on Application

Reductions for students and individuals who may be struggling financially

Further information

My practice is conveniently located in Leyland town centre, close to the railway station,on major bus routes and within easy reach of the M65, M61 and M6

Thank you for your interest
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Maps & Directions

Leyland, PR25

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
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