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Dana Davies Counsellor, Play Therapist and Supervisor (PTUK, BACP & AVR)

Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN4
07716151573 07716151573

About me

Hi, my name is Dana and I am a qualified person centred counsellor / Play therapist/ and supervisor in the North West Covering areas such as St Helens, Wigan, Manchester & Liverpool, Newton Le Willows. I am also a member of BACP & PTUK. I have specialised in counselling adults with alcohol,aggressive and drug issues. Survivors of abuse and Domestic Violence. I have worked with Post Natal Depression groups, and counselling clients with terminal illness along with bereavement. Amongst other issues. As well as adults I work with children aged 4-14 using play therapy in primary schools and private settings. I have done grief camps and work for the Youth Offending Team.

I can offer you a warm and friendly environment that isn't judgemental to enable you to have the breathing space you are seeking to look at your dilemma's as they may arise, sometimes counselling will bring up something you weren't even thinking was the issue. I will endeavour to be by your side why we attempt to walk the unknown path together.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Play Therapy-
  • Supervisor
  • Advanced Diploma in Person Centred Counselling.
  • Certificate in Person Centred Counselling
  • Certificate in Play Skills
  • Certificate In Self Injury
  • Certificate In Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Certificate in child sexual abuse & Domestic Violence.
  • Certificate in Learning Mentor.
  • Reiki Practitioner.
  • Certificate in Shame
  • Gestalt & Dreams training full weekend.
  • Mental Health issues.
  • Aggressive Behaviour.
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Marac training.

I currently work in 2 primary schools doing play therapy and counselling. Along with counselling adults and children in my private practice.

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.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Play therapy is using the medium of art, sand and clay amongst other creative interventions to enable expression for you to get a handle on your emotions. Play came before words with the child, so it is the childs natural language.

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Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

Creative Counselling £50 an hour

Talking Therapy £40

Supervision  £60 for an hour  £70 for an hour and half

Reports £25

Play therapy £60 for 50 minutes

Couples £60 1 hour

Reiki £20

Schools:- prices negotiable if multiple sessions booked
Group supervision Professional Development £10 ( for 2 hours)

Wigan
Greater Manchester
WN4

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 Unspecified

Availability

available evening Tues-Thursday supervision Day time is for schools

Supervision

I am a qualified PTUK supervisor who works creatively in the supervision sessions.

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Dana Davies Counsellor, Play Therapist and Supervisor (PTUK, BACP & AVR)

Dana Davies Counsellor, Play Therapist and Supervisor (PTUK, BACP & AVR)