Dandelions Bereavement Support

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Derby, DE22 2DL
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About us

About Dandelions

At Dandelions, we know what it is like when your whole world is turned upside down by the loss of a loved one. Grief taints every aspect of your life, even parts of it that didn't involve the person that has died, and the intense variety of emotions can feel overwhelming. You may find yourself wondering where to begin in putting your life back together, perhaps you're not sure you want to. At Dandelions we are here to care, listen and be with you through your grief process; to help you work out who you now are in light of the loss and to gain the confidence to deal with life as it now is.

Our warm and empathetic counsellors have many years of experience in working with people grieving the loss of someone important to them. We can be there to listen to and encourage you, sit with you in your sadness and educate you on what grief can look like.

Often, even when surrounded by family and friends, grief can feel very lonely and isolating. Perhaps those around you don't quite understand what your loss means to you, perhaps you don't want to mention it for fear of worrying or upsetting them. You are not alone in this, please get in touch to find out how we can help you.

About Fay Bloor Prof.Dip Psy C.

Fay has worked for Wathall’s since 2012 originally starting as a funeral arranger, she now holds the role of our Bereavement Support Coordinator and spends much of her time organising and facilitating our Bereavement Support Groups and programmes. Fay has been involved with our Bereavement Support Services since 2015 so has many years’ experience listening and supporting our families with their grief. In December 2020 she qualified with a level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and is an accredited member of the National Counselling Society.

Fay has also published two grief activity books:

Missing Someone Special - Aimed at children 4-11, helping them to understand what it means when someone dies. The book also contains activities to aid children in working through their feelings of grief, as well as remembering their loved one.

Missing You - Aimed at adults, helping to validate and make sense of the various feelings and experiences that may arise after the death of a loved one. This book also contains activities to nurture healthy expressions of grief. 

About Sarah Legg PG Dip MBACP

Sarah was part of the Bereavement Support Team at Wathall’s but left due to family commitments. Sarah is now back at Wathall’s working as an accredited Counsellor. Sarah has been trained as a Grief Counsellor and has gained experience over time in supporting and helping both adults and children. Sarah has this year completed a Post Graduate Course in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy. Also in 2020 she qualified with a level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling and is an accredited member of the National Counselling Society. 

Whilst Fay and Sarah specialise in bereavement counselling, they both have experience working with various issues within the counselling room and are able to help you work through whatever comes up at the time.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Many years of experience working with bereavement in various capacities.
  • Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Prof Dip Psy C/2020.
  • CHRYSALIS/Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Counselling Skill /2018.

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Therapies offered

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£40.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

When we work

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Further information

Sessions can be held either online or in our specially designed counselling room.

If you have any questions, or would like to book in a session, please contact Fay via email or 01332 345268.

Wathall's, 502 Duffield Road, Allestree, Derby, DE22 2DL

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

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Dandelions Bereavement Support
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