Dale Lynch

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Counsellor, Psychotherapist, (CBT)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Coventry CV9 & Birmingham B33
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

As a therapist, building up a good relationship with you is important to ensure you feel you have a safe place to explore what you want to work on about yourself. I will provide you with the space to be heard and understood without judgement, and the time to work at your own pace. From there we will work together to find long lasting ways of improving your mental health and life.

My Main therapy approach is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). The idea of CBT Therapy is that our thoughts are the key to our emotions/feelings and body sensations, which have an effect on how we cope in situations, or emotionally difficult and painful life circumstances. when we explore each of these, we can begin to understand, and change our thinking process. As a result of this we can learn new coping strategies to enable us to reduce our stress levels, reduce overthinking, change difficult emotions/feelings, and address unhealthy relationships or our own unwanted behaviours.

Although my training is underpinned by CBT, I do have experience and knowledge in working with other therapy approaches such as such as Person Centred, Mindfulness/grounding techniques, and Transaction Analysis in order to tailor therapy to clients.

I have experience in working with adults and young adults 18+ with issues such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Worry
  • Stress
  • work related stress
  • Fatigue and sleep issues
  • Phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Self Harm
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Relationship Issues
  • Bereavement/ Loss
  • Gender Identity

How the sessions work

Fees are £50.00 per hour

#Sessions are phone, online via teams#

Or I can do home visits depending on postcode (home visit session prices may vary due to distance)

The first initial appointment is a free phone call so we can have a chat about your current situation, your background, what you want help with, or what changes you would like to see in your life.

This information will help me to understand you and your circumstances and will also give you the opportunity to see if I'm the right therapist for you. If you feel that I'm not the right therapist, then that's also fine, there is no obligation to begin therapy.

If you decide to go ahead with therapy, we can arrange a time slot for your first session. At the start of session one, the initial assessment, I will discuss contracting with you. This part of the process outlines confidentiality, the limits of confidentiality, and my membership with the British Association for Counselling Psychotherapists (BACP). I will also discuss how I can help you move forward by explaining how I work as a therapist. 

Any questions, please feel free to message or email.

Training, qualifications & experience

As well as my private practice I work in helping young adults, to adults to older adults within NHS GP services with issues such as loss, stress, work related issues, anxiety, Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, low self esteem, hopelessness, self harm, and suicidal thoughts. 

I have also worked within a Domestic abuse organisation helping people (both males and females) who have experienced domestic abuse to recover, and  rebuild their self esteem and confidence in themselves, which may have been affected due to their experience of domestic abuse.

-FdSc Counselling and Psychotherapy: CBT - Warwickshire College University Centre.

-CPCAB In Counselling skills L3- Nuneaton College

-CPCAB In Counselling skills L2- Nuneaton College

As a current registered member of the BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) I maintain my practice by working within the standards set within their code of ethics which includes supervision on a regular basis.

I hold a Current DBS check

Member organisations

BACP
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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Sessions are by phone or online 

Face to face home visits available depending on post code 

Grendon, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV9

Birmingham, West Midlands, B33

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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Dale Lynch
Dale Lynch