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Diane Lillis Dip Counsellor MBACP

Solihull, West Midlands, B36
Office - 0121 7479089 Office - 0121 7479089 079 61055779 079 61055779

About me

Hi my name is Diane.

I am now able to offer face to face therapy and keep within the governments guidelines to social distance. My room has its own access.
I also offer online through Skype / Vimeo


I am an experienced trained counsellor. My work is with individuals, couples and groups. I am a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Member and work within their Ethical Framework.

I hold full professional and public liability insurance.  I am CRB enhanced checked.

I work from my home and offer a confidential and safe place to share inner secrets that may have been hindering, living life to the full. This is also a time to explore and find a new way ahead.

Counselling is used by many people to look at difficulties in their lives. I provide a confidential space in which you can receive help to resolve issues and create a life with more clarity. This may be achieved through exploring your hopes, fears, beliefs and gaining awareness about the relationships you have with yourself and others.
Counselling can create a window through which you may see new choices, other ways of approaching past or present problems and behaviours, and make changes -

If you do things the way you always did, you will get what you always got, if you want something different, make a change. 

I can use different interventions like; shells and stones, metaphors, guided imagery to help people find a way to move on or explore their difficulties in a way that suits them best.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am trained in Humanistic Integrative therapy including; CBT, Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Solution Focused, short and long term therapy.

I worked for a nationwide service (Mind) offering counselling with mental health issues and general counselling, for over 10 years.

My qualifications include Certificates in Integrative Counselling, Time Limited Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and adult education 7407 +

couples counselling and sleep assessment.

I offer both short and long term counselling, depending on your needs. PFA Psychological First Aid

I have an Integrative approach to counselling. This means I draw on a number of therapeutic models according to your needs. The core counselling model underpinning all my work is called Person Centred.

My approach is to treat my clients with empathy, understanding, acceptance, authenticity, and listen carefully to what they speak about. I am neither directive nor judgmental but I can certainly be challenging.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Learning Difficulties.
dyslexia

past child hood issues

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Photos & videos

Fees

I charge an initial fee £50 for assessment- for 50 minutes

Each session after is for 50 minute.

Fees are based on a joint income between £50- £75


Single session £30.00 50min session for people on income less than £14,000 per annum


Couple fee £120. 70min session

All sessions are booked and paid for one session in advance. Details will be given in assessment. 48 hrs notice is required to cancel or move an appointment.

Payment method
I take, internet banking, cash.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Further information


I am now able to offer face to face therapy keeping wishing the governments guidelines to social distance. My room has its own access.
If you do things the way you always did, you will get what you always got, if you want something different, make a change.

List of issues I can help with:
couples counselling
relationship issues
anger management
bereavement
child related issues
eating disorders
post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd)
termination/abortion/miscarriage
obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd)
bullying
phobias
low self-esteem
abuse
work related issues
postnatal depression
anxiety
low self-confidence
trauma
stress
depression
cbt
mental health
counselling
nlp
emotional abuse
obesity
family
self harm
teenagers
ptsd
divorce
marriage
post traumatic stress disorder
humanistic counselling
chronic pain
therapists
Solution focused
attachment
mindfulness
Jealousy
marriage counselling
Male
transactional analysis
Affair
self awareness
family counselling
cognitive behaviour therapy
anger
elderly
suicide
sexual abuse as a child
relationship
person-centred therapist
guilt
ocd
paranoia
adult adhd
emotional blackmail
couple counselling
social phobia
family issues
solution focused brief therapy
self concept
self awaeness
home visit
student

EFT

mentl health first aid

Birmingham
Solihull
West Midlands
B36

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Home visits are available Call for Fees are based on a sliding scale of joint earnings. From £60 - £75. For home visits

Availability

Day time and evening

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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