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About me

Hi Folks,

My name is Daniel and my pronouns are he/him, living and working in Portsmouth.

I am a UKCP accredited and qualified Person Centred Psychotherapist with over 800 client hours working with a variety of clients with a variety of emotional and psychological difficulties.

There could be many reasons why you might be looking for psychotherapy or counselling.

Therapy can alleviate distress, struggle or unease in our lives, and can help us live with a greater sense of connection to the things we hold as important.

Reasons to seek out therapy are, much like ourselves, varied, nuanced and complex. A deeply empathic, attentive presence, warmth and trust for how you process things and what you decide to bring to our sessions, are at the heart of my practice as a therapist.

I am currently offering online and telephone therapy and counselling, but soon looking to restart in person therapy again.

Please feel free to get in touch if you wanted to discuss what working together might look or feel like.

I offer a free 30 minute consultation and I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have trained for 6yrs, on the Masters course for Contemporary Person Centred Psychotherapy and Applications, at The Metanoia Institute in London.

During this extensive 6yr training, I accumulated approx. 800+ client hours before seeing clients privately.

I have worked with a variety of client populations, including drug and alcohol services, young adults in University, 3yrs with adolescents at college and 6yrs seeing clients for PARCS (Portsmouth Abuse and Rape Counselling Service).

Although I have experience of working with all different kinds of emotional and psychological difficulties, my therapy experience has predominantly been with LGBTQ+ clients, clients experiencing complex trauma and domestic, sexual and childhood trauma and abuse.

I also have a personal meditation practice of 17yrs, assist and teach meditation retreats and work in the areas of undoing patriarchy for men masculine identified people, with Buddhist meditation.

  • Clinical Diploma in Contemporary Person-Centred Psychotherapy at MSc course w/ The Metanoia Institute, London (Level 7) (6yrs)
  • Levels 2&3 Counselling Skills w/ Southampton City College (2yrs)
  • Mindfulness in Schools Teacher Training w/ Mindful Schools California

I also currently work alongside clinical psychologist, Dr Sanah Ahsan, delivering anti-racism and social justice informed modules, as a core competency for clinical psychology training for Hertfordshire University.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Therapies offered

  • Humanistic therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy

Fees

£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Sessions with me are 50 minutes long, held weekly, at the same time.

I offer a free 30 minute consultation and I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have.

My fee is £45 per session. Fees are payable by bank or online transfer in advance of the session.

A limited number of sliding-scale fees are available for full-time students and those on lower incomes and benefits.

Please note, these are subject to availability. But do ask if these are relevant to you.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

I can usually accommodate clients time limitations, so please do get in touch to discuss.

Portsmouth
PO4 9HP

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
Daniel Sutton-Johanson (Clinical PgDip. UKCP Registered Psychotherapist)

Daniel Sutton-Johanson (Clinical PgDip. UKCP Registered Psychotherapist)