Denise James. MA, PGDip, MBACP
Are you struggling with feelings of anxiety and depression, unsure as to where your life is heading? Perhaps you keep finding yourself in the same unhealthy situations again and again, unsure of how you got there or how you can change things? We can reach crisis points at any stage in our lives, and this can leave us feeling helpless and anxious. Whatever issues you are facing, talking to a professional, highly trained counsellor could help.
I am an experienced Integrative counsellor and psychotherapist, trained to Masters degree level. I tailor the work with my clients to their own specific issues and experience, rather than using a ‘one theory fits all’ approach.The therapy I offer is also warm and person centered, giving you a chance to talk about how you feel with someone who is fully trained, experienced and non judgemental, and who will work with and support you to resolve the issues that bring you to therapy.
I have over 10 years experience of providing psychotherapy and counselling to a wide range of clients and have worked in a variety of settings including health care, further education establishments, with victims of abuse and clients strugging with addiction. In addition, I see clients in my private practice.
I have produced and provided workshops to clients, facilitated group therapy, couples and family sessions.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Masters Degree in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
- Graduate Diploma in Psychology
- Diploma in Counselling
- Certificate in Counselling Skills
- City and Guilds Arts
- LLB (Hons)
Risk assessment and safety planning
Domestic violence awareness
Principles of CBT
Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (currently studying)
I have worked with many different clients from young teens to the retired, dealing with a wide range of issues including low self esteem, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, addiction, childhood issues and many more. As well as working in private practice, I have worked at a variety of institutions including charities, Universities and Women’s Aid.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Family issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
Other areas of counselling I deal with
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Fees are £40 per session for individuals and £60 per session for couples/family therapy. I can offer some discounted places to students and those on a low wage. Please contact me to discuss further.
I offer both short term and long term counselling and psychotherapy, depending on your needs and the issues that you wish to explore.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Please enquire regarding availability.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|