Sarah Dillon Accredited MBACP Dip Couns

Sarah Dillon  Accredited MBACP Dip Couns

5a Vernon Street

07737585689 / 07737585689

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About me

I offer Counselling and Psychotherapy for adults, couples, adolescents and children: offering reduced fees to students and those on low incomes. I have many years experience as a Therapist/Counsellor and am an accredited member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists. I am fully insured and also hold a current advanced DBS check. I offer a warm and confidential service and adhere to the BACP code of ethics. I provide help with attachment and early life trauma, depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, addiction, low self esteem, confidence building, grief, loss, postnatal depression, bereavement, anger management, work related issues, post traumatic stress disorder , domestic violence, abuse and bullying etc. I am trained in cross cultural counselling and have extensive experience of working with individuals as well as couples. Further to this i have worked as a school counsellor and behaviour management consultant in both primary and secondary schools.

in addition to counselling, I also deliver Attachment and Developmental Trauma training, Therapeutic Parenting Training, confidence building workshops, managing stress and anxiety workshops, Attachment consultations for schools, nurseries, Foster Carers and Social Workers. Safeguarding courses for children and vulnerable adults, Group Therapy, Attachment Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, EMDR and Family therapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Diploma with distinction gained at Nottingham University.
I also have a certificate in higher Ed in counselling.
In addition i have trained in psychodrama and child therapy.
Advanced attachment training
Sexually problematic behaviour
Solution focused Therapy
Attachment consultancy for Foster Carers and schools
City & Guilds Certificate to teach in the life long learning sector
Qualified Trainer
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy informed practice
Consultations for adopters and foster carers around attachment disorder and developmental trauma
Fostering Panel Member
Employment Assist Programme Counsellor
Couples and family counselling
Individual adult counselling
I am also a Founding Commitee Member of the National Association of Therapeutic Parents offering consultancy and training to Birth and Adoptive parents, Foster Carers and Kinship Carers throughout the UK

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Areas of counselling I deal with

        Other areas of counselling I deal with

        Attachment disorders, Domestic Abuse, work related issues, postnatal depression, post traumatic stress disorder, bereavement, anger management, eating disorders, self harming, low self esteem, anxiety, panic attacks, bullying, grief, loss, cultural issues, child and adolescent therapy, play therapy, couples counselling, attachment issues, sexuality problems, self harm, borderline personality disorder, OCD.

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        • Hand in Hand Counselling Services
        • Attachment Training and Consultancy
        • School Counselling Service
        • Therapy Room
        • Training Services


        Counselling: Free Initial 20 min assessment
        Excellent rates
        Reduced fees for students and low income households

        Individual Therapy

        Principal Therapists £40- £65 per hour
        Senior Therapist £35-£50 per hour

        Registered Trained Counsellor £30 per hour

        Couples Therapy

        £50- £75 per hour depending on income

        Family Therapy

        £70 per hour

        Training Rates are Charged at £345 per day 10am until 2pm £595.00 for 2 days

        Further information

        Counselling also offered to schools.
        Mobile service offered to children and disabled clients and couples where childcare is an issue.
        Evening and weekend appts available.
        Attachment and Trauma training offered to schools, nurseries, Foster agencies and Local Authority
        Stress management training
        Parent and Child work using DDP informed approach

        Maps & Directions

        Derby, DE1 1FR

        Type of session

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

        Practical details

        Sign language: No
        Other languages: None


        Accessibility information
        Wheelchair access: Unspecified


        Monday to Friday 9.30am until 7.30pm Saturdays from 10am until 4pm

        Types of client

        Young people
        Older adults
        Employee Assistance Programme

        Supervision & training

        I have extensive experience in supervising trainee and qualified therapists.

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