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About me

Hey my name is Dan and I offer a counselling service in Sleaford, Grantham, Lincoln and surrounding areas. Due to the current covid situation I offer sessions online and over phone as well as face to face so if you need someone to talk to it is still possible if your not comfortable with face to face.
Sometimes Life is difficult and you may not know what to do. You may feel you have no one to talk to or you are not comfortable talking to friends and family. You may prefer to come and talk to someone who can offer you an emphatic and non-judgmental environment for you to discuss your problems and experiences in life.

I have experience with private practice and have worked with clients with all many of problems and concerns. I also have experience working with survivors of sexual abuse at Trust House Grantham, I was part of the Amy Winehouse foundation working in schools with young people doing workshops on the resilience program. I have also worked with people at Lincoln Trauma centre, where i work with all different type of clients that include PTSD, Addiction, Depression and Anxiety, Stress, relationship and work issues plus many more traumatic life experiences. There is also a list of other conditions I work with further on in my profile.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Counselling concepts level 2
  • Counselling skills level 3
  • Diploma in therapeutic counselling level 4
  • BACP Certificate of proficiency
  • Amy Winehouse foundation resilience programme training working with children 11-18
  • Mindfulness diploma
  • Drug and Alcohol awareness diploma
  • child counselling level 3
  • Induction training for Trust House working with survivors of sexual abuse
  • Relationship goals for couples training course
  • Addaction training and e learning models
  • level 5 advanced diploma in life coaching
  • certified clinical Trauma specialist - individual (CCTS-I)
  • Currently working towards a number of different professional development courses on-line that includes couples counselling and working with children and young people.

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.

Fees

My fees are £35 for a 50 minute session, initial assessment can be done over the phone for free these will take roughly 15 minutes, within this time you will be able to discuss your problem and I will talk you through the counselling process. Hopefully this will put you at ease of what will happen. Once this is done you can decide if you want to continue with the counselling sessions with me and we can then book in a session. I understand there is a lot of choice out there to pick from, I guess the most important thing is you find a counsellor that you will feel comfortable working with, so we can see if we are the right fit when we have the assessment.

Concessions offered for

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

Further information

I currently work online and over phone due to covid restrictions.
I’m a member of the BACP and I work by the ethical framework that the have produced. I will continue with learning with CPD courses covering all areas of counselling. I undertake supervision once a month in-line with the ethical framework.


Parking for Lincoln Trauma centre can be found at Lucy Tower car park, if in town it is behind the Mail box pub and upstairs from Mint Lane cafe.

Involve@Lincoln
12 Mint Lane
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN1 1UD

Sleaford
Lincolnshire
NG34

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

I offer affordable sessions in the afternoon and evening 7 days a week we can discuss days available in the initial assessment. Please text and I will ring you back.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme
Daniel Palmer Person Centred Counsellor MBACP (REG)

Daniel Palmer Person Centred Counsellor MBACP (REG)