Dr Craig Dunn
I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with over ten years of experience within children and adults mental health settings. I offer adult psychology sessions and specialise in male, children, young people, gender and sexual diversity as well as providing clinical supervision and consultation sessions for parents/schools to increase understanding of behaviours.
I work with a wide range of issues and problems including depression/low mood, anxiety, relational difficulties, stress, loss, bereavement/grief, OCD, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder, neglect from adulthood/childhood, low self-esteem, life transitions and many other issues.
I am particularly interested in working with adults who are experiencing difficulties in depression, anxiety, relationship or self-esteem, LGBTQIA individuals with gender or sexual identity related issues and young people with attachment, emotional and behaviour issues, loss and bereavement.
Clients are encouraged to work online in light of current guidance. Face to face sessions are available if this is not possible.
Training, qualifications & experience
I hold an honours degree in Psychology and a Doctoral degree in Counselling Psychology both from Glasgow Caledonian University. I have undertaken specialist training in Person-Centred Therapy and Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy as well as additional skills training in play therapy for children and compassion focussed therapy with adults.
I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society the division of counselling psychology and psychology of sexualities. I am also a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and division of children, young people and families.
I have experience of providing therapy in a range of settings including schools, helplines, cancer support services, LGBTQIA+ and NHS. I have worked within children's mental health charities as an area manager setting up and overseeing school counselling services for children, parents and teachers whilst managing a team of counsellors.
I have undertaken research into young people's attitudes towards counselling as well and LGBTQIA+ clients experience of therapy.
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Adult Therapy Session - £80
- Child Therapy Session - £80
- Parent Consultation - £80
- Clinical Supervision - £80/£55 for therapists in training.
School Counselling Packages Available including child, parent and teacher support sessions. Enquire more for a quote for your school.
Current availability includes day times during weekdays. For children, appointment times are available around school times.
Accepted insurance plans include AXA PPP.