Diane Newman ODP MBACP Dip Couns BA Hon

Diane Newman ODP MBACP Dip Couns BA Hon

Sowerby Bridge
West Yorkshire


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About me

We are all have our own 'unique life experience' that shapes our ideology and helps to mould the person that we eventually become. This in turn will have a bearing upon how we perceive our environment and come to terms with the many challenges that may face us upon our journey.
The ethos of 'Younique counselling' is to 'Celebrate Your Individuality'
I offer a Humanistic and Integrative counselling service that sponsors the creativity of the individual.
I offer counselling for bereavement, or loss . Anxiety caused by life changing situations that we have no control over. Depression, where you feel debilitated and you need to gain motivation and perspective.  Anger management or Relationship issues, or if you are simply feeling overwhelmed and don't know where to turn

To share is to know that you are not alone.

Please feel free to contact me for more information.
I am a member of BACP and follow the ethical code of practice.
Thank you for taking time to look at my profile.

Training, qualifications & experience

Hello my name is Diane Newman
I have had 10 years experience working within the NHS as a Perioperative Practitioner and as such I am registered with the Health Professions Council.

My qualifications include a Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, I am a member of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and work within their code of ethics.

I offer a humanistic approach to counselling which is integrated with Gestalt therapy.
In the interest of brevvity I have an interest in Cognitive behavioural therapy which has informed my practice and offer CBT interventions for psycho - education is needed.

My experience includes working within organisational settings, a local hospice involving pre and post bereavement work. I have worked within Sheffield Primary Care Trust within a Doctor's surgery and have worked with Improving Acess to Psychological Therapies services in Bradford and Calderdale.

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Face to Face counselling: £40
However I can work on a sliding scale and offer consessions where appropriate.

Telephone Counselling: £35

Further information

Losing a loved one is the most devastating and life changing experiences we can have. Coming to terms with a bereavement is extremely difficult, and involves working through several emotional stages. These are known as the Khubler Ross 5 grief stages, denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. These stages will not nessecarily follow one after the other and can often reoccur over the grieving period. The time that this may take, can't be measured and will be different for each individual.
An aged Grandparent who passes away will be sadly missed; but a parent losing a child will turn our expectations and assumptions on their head. The process of mourning will be defined not only by who the deceased was, but also by the nature of the survivor's relationship to that person.
Our ability to cope at this time can be very difficult, and it can often be helpful to talk to someone who is not connected with your loss. This is where bereavement counselling can be of help.

Maps & Directions

Halifax, HX6 2UN

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I offer office hours and some evening availability for appointments during the week.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Supervision & training

Hi at the moment I am undertaking a Supervision training course with CPCAB, as a trainee supervisor I am able to offer supervision in the Halifax area; at a reduced rate until qualifying.

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