D. Baird

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BACP, BA (Hons), Post-Graduate Diploma
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London NW10 & Woodbridge IP12
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About me

My name is Dorelia, I am a BACP registered psychotherapist and counsellor offering one to one counselling and therapy. Currently offering face to face therapy in Suffolk or online sessions via internet link or telephone.  Therapy is a place for you to explore your thoughts and feelings with someone who is trained to listen without judgement. It can be short term for a few sessions or long term and open ended, and is usually for one hour on the same day each week.

People come to therapy for a number of different reasons, and I believe whatever your life experiences, discussing them openly and safely can enable you to move forward and feel better. Whether you have a goal for therapy or simply want to talk things through and see where it takes you, I would be happy to have a chat on the telephone and begin the process with you.

Training, qualifications & experience


I hold a BA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of Durham, a Certificate in Psychotherapy and Counselling, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Counselling both from Regent's University, London. I attend regular Continuing Professional Development training (CPD), and supervision with a senior psychotherapist to inform my work and ensure my practice is rigorous and accountable.


I have extensive experience in mental health charities working at MIND, Headstrong Counselling and Home Start charity for families with children, and in private practice. I have worked with a wide range of clients who come to therapy with a broad spectrum of issues including anxiety, depression, addiction, eating disorders, bereavement, loss, trauma, stress, somatic illness, PTSD, sexuality, adoption, miscarriage, infertility, issues with identity, expatriation, loneliness, low self-esteem and issues relating to work and relationships.

The therapy I practise is integrative, meaning that I draw on a number of different approaches to best suit the individual client. I am trained to work with Psychodynamic, Person-Centred and Existential approaches and I attend regular CPD seminars and ongoing training, with a special interest in trauma-informed therapy.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Stress and trauma resulting from work in the healthcare system, NHS workers, other key workers and those affected by illness and isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.


£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Refugees

Additional information

£60 per session

Concessions available for keyworkers, refugees and care-leavers.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Currently offering face to face sessions in Framlingham, Suffolk and online sessions via Zoom or by telephone. 

Further information

After a preliminary conversation on the telephone we will arrange to meet for an assessment which can last between one hour and 90 minutes. From there we can decide whether you would like to begin a short term or open-ended course of weekly sessions on the same day each week. Weekly sessions last 50 minutes.

Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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D. Baird
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