Dani Fowkes, MBACP - registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor

Dani Fowkes, MBACP - registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor

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Summertown
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2

Cowley
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4

07791271056

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Summertown
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2

Cowley
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4

07791271056

About me

Welcome and thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. You can find my private practice in Summertown, Cowley and Banbury. I specialise in depression and anxiety disorders. I have gained my experience over the past 7 years by working in the private and corporate sector as well as for a number of charities, meeting a broad range of clients with very diverse backgrounds from all over the world. My clients appreciate my flexible and practical approach and welcome my active contributions to face their challenges.

My expertise lies with clients who have been affected by serious mental health problems reaching crisis point, traumatic childhoods, bereavement, work related stress or long term sickness and are finding it difficult to restore normality and focus. I have also worked extensively with clients with relationship problems who have been going through trial separations or a traumatic divorce or have suffered from abusive relationships as children or adults. My daily work routine includes working with clients who reach out from all over the world, who are in crisis situations and require psychological first aid as well as ongoing support.

As I am from an engineering background with many years of experience as a Quality Consultant and Trainer, I can also help with performance anxiety, fatigue and procrastination, if you are suffering from work or study related stress. I have also been working with principals, teachers, NQTs who have been struggling with the overwhelming demands of the teaching profession.

I am aware that counselling can be expensive; therefore I always offer sessions for a reduced fee to those who are currently suffering from financial hardship.

My approach

In the first session I focus mainly on what suits your ways of thinking and working based on your presenting issue. This has been especially helpful for clients who are new to counselling or have experienced difficulties with previous counselling approaches.

I am qualified to work with a number of counselling modalities which include humanistic approaches as well as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in order to meet your individual needs; I offer short-term interventions as well as long-term therapy. If you would like to discuss this further, please contact me and we can arrange an initial session for you to meet me, so that we can decide, if I am the right person to help you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training & Qualifications

  • Registered Member BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy / Professional Standards Authority - Accredited Register)
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling - CPCAB (Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body)
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills (CPCAP)
  • Certificate in Bereavement Care (Ascentis/Cruse)
  • Ongoing – BSc. Psychology (Open University)
  • Ongoing – Certificate in Crisis and Trauma (Accredited through Glasgow Caledonian University)

I am an experienced therapist who works with adults from all backgrounds. I also work as a Counsellor/Case Manager for an Employee Assistance Programme in West London as well as in private practice.

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees

I charge £45.00 for a 50 minute face to face session.

I charge £25.00 for a session delivered over the phone or Skype.

I also offer concessions to students and individuals who are affected by financial hardship, but please contact me to discuss this. I have always managed to find an acceptable agreement for clients.

I can offer daytime and evening appointments from Monday to Saturday.

Further information

Professional membership:

I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy) and as such I am committed to observe my client’s best interest at all times. I attend monthly supervision to discuss my professional approach with clients. I am also dedicated to my professional development through continuing further education and regular training workshops.

As a member of the BACP I abide by the guidelines within the Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions.

Maps & Directions

Oxford, OX2
Oxford, OX4

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: German (native speaker)

Availability

Early morning appointments from 9am onwards available.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme