Dale Mitchell BSc (Hons) HE Dip. MNCS (Prof Acc) MBACP

Dale Mitchell BSc (Hons) HE Dip. MNCS (Prof Acc) MBACP

90A Spencer Road
Derry
Londonderry
BT47 6AG

07938 725767

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About me

Having graduated with a Social Psychology Hons in 2004, I graduated as a professionally qualified integrative therapist in 2011. Having worked in Health & Social Care for over 15 years, I achieved Accredited Professional Registrant status through the National Counselling Society in addition to being a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists. I am experienced working with both neurotupical and neurodiverse adults, young people and children.


Additionally, I have extensive experience working with adults & children on the Autistic Spectrum having worked with, managed & developed tailored innovative services for individuals and groups on the Spectrum since 2004. In 2018, in the role of specialist consultant, I worked in partnership on the successful tender for the creation of the business plan for Derry & Strabane District Council to become Autism Friendly.


In addition to my private practice, I continue to work passionately in local primary/secondary schools and in the community as an Associated Therapist with several local Counselling & Psychotherapy centres, providing therapy to both neurotypical and neurodiverse adults and children.  Due to this, I have gained extensive experience working with many challenges such as anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, impacted self esteem, relationships, bereavement/separation & loss in addition to daily stressors and personal development.


My integrative practice is flexible to the unique needs of every individual. I strive to provide a service that can help to facilitate therapeutic change within a safe, accepting, non judgemental environment and celebrate the beauty of diversity and the uniqueness of everyone I work with.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training & Qualifications

  • Certified in the REWIND technique for Trauma, Fear & Phobia Intervention (2020)
  • Making connections with an Autistic Brain (2020)
  • NCS Accredited Professional Registrant (2019)
  • ARC Trauma Treatment for Children & Adolescents (2019)
  • Building Inner Platform for Solid, Secure Inner Self (2018)
  • Safeguarding Adults & Child Protection (2018)
  • Integrating Somatic Interventions in the Treatment of Trauma (2018)
  • Treating General Anxiety and Panic Disorders (2018)
  • BACP Children and Young People Conference - Working with children in their world, a practitioners response (2018)
  • Psychological Theories of Trauma (2018)
  • Psychological Theories of Trauma - The effects on Children and Young People (2018)
  • Keeping Children Safe (2017)
  • Play Matters Workshop (2017)
  • Keeping Adults Safe (2016)
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - ASIST(2016)
  • Life Maps Model - Youth Action (2016)
  • BACP Certificate of Proficiency (2015)
  • Safe Talk (2015)
  • Anger Essentials (2015)
  • Play Matters Workshop (2015)
  • Child Exploitation and Online Protection Ambassador (2014)
  • Mental Health First Aid (2014)
  • HE. Diploma in Counselling Studies (2008-2011) 3 years
  • Certificate in Counselling (2005) 1 year
  • BSc. (Hons) Social Psychology (2001 - 2004) 3 years

Experience

  • Specialist Consultant in successful tender for the business plan for Derry and Strabane District Council to become Autism Friendly (2018)
  • Service Manager for Autism Initiatives (2005 - 2017)
  • Aurora Counselling (2017 - present)
  • Dale Mitchell Counselling & Psychotherapy (2017 - present)
  • Koram Centre of Counselling & Psychotherapy (2015 - present)
  • Youthlife (2015 - present)
  • Autism Initiatives Counselling Service (2010 - 2014)

Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Photos & videos

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  • Bark Certificate of Excellence

Fees

£40 per session. Discounted rates can be negotiated for people on low income, unemployed and students.

Further information

If you feel that I can be of help to you or you have general queries, please don't hesitate to contact me on 07938725767 or by email.

Maps & Directions

Derry, BT47 6AG

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme