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About me

  • Hi my name is Danielle and I am a qualified Counsellor. I have completed over 1500 counselling hours. 
  • I am a member of the BACP and abide by their code of ethics.
  • I believe that by providing a safe, non judgemental space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings, positive change can take place.
  • Couples Counselling or Relationship Counselling, is a talking therapy for two people who are in a intimate relationship.
    It's aim is to provide a caring and supportive environment for you to find a way through any difficulties you may have.
    Talking to someone who is impartial can help.

  • The role of a couple's counsellor is to facilitate change by proving a safe, non judgemental space, for you to both explore your thoughts and difficulties.

    I feel the relationship between client and counsellor is paramount, and for this reason I like to arrange a pre session. This is half an hour for us to meet and discuss the best  way forward.

    I am the Director of Foundation counselling Ltd.  Foundation Counselling offers Counselling training courses. From level 2 in Counselling skills, through to becoming qualified at level 4. 

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualified 11 years ago with lots of experience in various areas.

Certificate in Helping Skills level 2
Counselling Skills & Theory Level 3
Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling level 5

Cruse ABC course in Loss and Grief
Training from Women's Aid on 'Abuse'
Working with Life Limiting Illnesses and end of life
Eating disorders
Mindfulness diploma.

Diploma in Relationship and Family therapy.

Trained in the Rewind Technique for Post traumatic stress.

Diploma in Inner Child Therapy.

L3AET/PTLLS in Teaching.

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I specialise in Relationship Counselling, and have successfully worked with many couples with varying attachment injuries. I also offer mediation.  Helping couples to work through a separation as amicably as possible.

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

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

Additional information

£45 for individual counselling. 

£50 for a couples session. 1 hour.

£60 for mediation (couples work)
Reduced rate for students or concessions.

Further information

My aim is to offer you a safe space to explore your thoughts and feelings.

When a relationship breaks down it can be difficult to communicate. Mediation proves very valuable to clients needing to find a way through.

This is a safe space for couples to explore, and work through, issues surrounding separation. It maybe, as a couple, you struggle to communicate and reach a mutual agreement on important matters.

The Osteopathic Practice, 55 Hagley Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 4PX

Great Barr, Birmingham, West Midlands, B44

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

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Online platforms

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