John Dawson Counsellor MBACP

John Dawson Counsellor MBACP

Kendal House Clinic Ltd
Kendal House
24 Chatburn Road
Clitheroe
Lancashire
BB7 2AP

07837 914430

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Kendal House Clinic Ltd
Kendal House
24 Chatburn Road
Clitheroe
Lancashire
BB7 2AP

07837 914430

About me

Life can be difficult and challenging at times. Having someone to support you and talk things through can help you find the strength to overcome difficulties in your life.

I am a qualified counsellor with over 14 years experience, working with clients on a one-to-one and group basis. I provide a safe, non-judgemental and confidential environment to work through difficult and often painful life issues. I offer both short-term and long-term therapy, which can be tailored to your specific needs.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and as such work to their Code of Ethics.

Alongside private practice, I work within the NHS providing counselling for mild to moderate mental health issues. These include: Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Loss and Bereavement, Stress, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Work Related Stress, Relationship Difficulties.  I have over 10 years experience working in treatment centres for Drug and Alcohol Addiction which included facilitating group therapy sessions, one-to-one counselling and family group meetings.

If you feel like counselling would be of benefit to you, I would be happy to see you for an initial 30 minute appointment, free of charge. It is an opportunity to discuss what has brought you to counselling and what goals you would like to achieve from therapy. We can also discuss any questions or queries you may have about counselling and what it involves.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training

1999 - 2001 Diploma - Person Centred Counselling - Burnley College
2005 - 2007 Diploma - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - University of Bolton

Additional Training

2001   Certificate - Alcohol and Drug Awareness
2004   Certificate - Difficult/Challenging Clients, Individual and Group Work
2006   Certificate - Brief Solution Focused Therapy
2006   Certificate - Transactional Analysis
2009   Certificate - Understanding and Supporting People who Self-Harm
2009   Certificate - Anxiety, New Challenges and Interventions
2010   Certificate - CBT Boot Camp - Building Core Clinical Competencies
2012   Certificate - CBT Anxiety Traps
2014   Post Graduate Certificate - Identifying Emotions through Non-Verbal Communication

Member organisations

BACP

Fees

Counselling Fees are £50 per 50 minute session.

Maps & Directions

Clitheroe, BB7 2AP

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None
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