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Creative Counselling Services

Bishop Auckland DL14 & Darlington DL1
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Bishop Auckland DL14 & Darlington DL1

About us

About us

Welcome to our profile and well done for taking that brave, first initial step and reaching out for support.

You maybe struggling with relationships, feel depressed or suffer from anxiety, or you maybe struggling with a bereavement or just don't feel yourself.

As your counsellor, we will provide a safe and confidential space to enable you to explore your thoughts and feelings. We can either work with you in a person centred way or use a technique which we specialise in known as drawing and talking therapy. This technique works with the unconscious mind in a creative way. This technique is ideal for when you have difficulty in putting words to your thoughts & feelings. It is especially good for children who have additional needs, e.g. ASD, OCD, anxiety and other issues.

As well as being friendly and a supportive practitioners, we work ethically within the BACP guidelines and we will always have your best interests at the heart of all therapy sessions. We both work in an integrative way as every client is unique, We adapt our therapy style to what will best suit the client.

Training, qualifications & experience

We hold a BA (Hons)in Counselling and have been trained to work has an integrative counsellor, which means we adapt our way of working with what suits the client and their needs. This maybe CBT, Person Centred, using Drawing and Talking Therapy to name a few.

We have additional training in the form of CPD, in working with fears, anxiety, depression, safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, play therapy, sand play and hold the advanced diploma in Drawing and Talking Therapy.

We have experience working with bereavement and end of life where we both volunteer in a local hospice. We have both worked in school environments with primary and senior school children. I also volunteer for Samaritans as a listener and have carried out face to face work with clients.

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.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Integrative
  • Jungian therapy
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

A 50 minute counselling session costs £40

Drawing &Talking fees are £25 for an individual or £15 for group sessions.

Please contact for further information or to make an appointment.

Further information

For further details on our services and what we offer take a look on our website at www.creativecounsellingservices.co.uk

26 Longfield Road
Bishop Auckland
Durham
DL14

Market Place
Darlington
Durham
DL1 5RP

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

Availability

Flexible days and times to suit the client

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme
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