Danielle Simmonds Adv Dip Coun Registered MBACP (Accred)
I offer individual One-to-One Counselling for Adults and Young People
I am a fully qualified accredited, experienced integrative counsellor and I offer short and longer term counselling in a safe and confidential environment.
I have worked in a variety of settings from a secondary school to a women's refuge as well as private practice. I currently work in a NHS doctors' practice and private practice.
I adhere to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy's Ethical Framework & Guidelines.
Training, qualifications & experience
Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling (CPPD) - BACP Accredited Professional Training (Registered BACP)
Short Term Courses
Psychiatry, Psychopathology & Psychodynamics (CPPD)
Time-Limited Counselling (CPPD)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CPPD)
Attachment Theory and Neuroscience - Glyn Hudson-Allez (CPPD)
Understanding Domestic Abuse - Oct 2009 (University of Hertfordshire)
Eating Disorders - Julia Buckroyd June 2009 (University of Hertfordshire)
Childhood Disorders: Neuroscience & Intervention Conference - October 2011 (Anna Freud Centre)
Brief Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy – Dr Peter Hobson, The Tavistock Centre – July 2011
The New Black - Mourning, Melancholia and Depression - Darian Leader - March 2012 (Albany Focus Group)
Hate in the Countertransference - Jane Harvie-Clark June 2012 (Albany Focus Group)
From Face 2 Facebook: Attachment, Self & Therapy in the iPhone Age (Albany Focus Group) - November 2012
Mindfulness Stress Reduction 8 Week Course - Vanessa Hope - Oct - Dec 2012
Emotional Freedom Technique - Keith Pearce ( Albany Focus Group) - Oct 2013
Asperger's Awareness - Kate Stubbings & Allan Turner (Albany Focus Group) - June 2014
New Approaches to Working with Bodies Today - Susie Orbach (Nscience) - November 2014
Borderline Personality Disorder and Mentalization - Catharine Freeman ( Nscinece) - February 2015
Losing Sleep workshop - Dr David Lee (Nscience) - May 2016
Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders - Professor Julia Buckroyd - June 2016
Judy Yellin - Nov 2016 The ‘Traumatised Client’ - Relationships as the source of Hurt and Healing
Dr Ben Weiner - March 2017
Working With Anxiety & Adolescents - A Practical and Critical Guide to Using CBT
Robert Downes - April 2018
Working with Shame from an Embodied Relational Perspective- Part 1
Robert Downes - October 2018 Working with Shame from an Embodied Relational Perspective- Part 2
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Relationship problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Normal fee is £60 per hour with low cost available.
Assessments last for one hour and each subsequent session lasts for 50 minutes.
Free initial phone consultation.
I also offer short term work with Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT or Tapping)
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Daytime and some evenings.
Types of client