Carmen Docton

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Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am an Integrative Psychotherapist and Psychotherapeutic Counsellor offering help for individuals and couples. I work in Carlisle and over Zoom at present and have daytime and evening appointments available. My work is always tailored to personal need so there are no restraints on the number of sessions you may have. We will agree together how many sessions you require based on your needs and expectations, and this will be reviewed regularly. Individual work is usually weekly or fortnightly.

For couples, my approach is more structured to reflect the needs of the work. I offer courses of around 8 sessions which may be spread over a number of months to allow you to practise using your new knowledge about how to relate to each other.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have Diplomas in Integrative Psychotherapy and Psychotherapeutic Counselling and I am a member of the Humanistic and Integrative College of the UK Council for Psychotherapy.

I work integrating a variety of treatment styles in order to tailor my treatment to the individual. This may include psychoanalytical, psychodynamic, CBT, bodywork, Gestalt, and relational/ developmental approaches. I work in a person centred way so that together we can explore your difficulties both in the here and now , and the life story that may lie behind them.

I  work with people experiencing grief, depression and anxiety, suicidal thoughts, self harm, gender dysphoria, sexual violence, domestic abuse, personality disturbance, caring responsibilities, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, eating disorders, panic attacks, workplace conflict, OCD and relationship/sexual difficulty.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

My fees are

£60.00 (50 min session) Individual

£100.00 (90 min session) Couples

Our initial meeting session is at a reduced rate in order so that we can decide if we are suited to work together.

£25.00 (50 min session) Individual

£50.00 (50 min session) Couple

I am happy to discuss concessionary rates for those on a low income.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work in person on Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:30am - 5:30pm. I also offer Zoom sessions on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 8:00am and 7:00pm. Please contact me for current availability.

Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

There is limited parking available on site, however there is free disc parking close by or access to council run car parks within walking distance.

Carmen Docton
Carmen Docton