Dannie Rosenhammer (MA & Dip Counselling, MBACP, EMDR Therapist)
Having practiced as a counsellor and psychotherapist in Manchester since 2010, I relocated to Glossop in early 2015. In the past I have worked for an NHS counselling service, four charities and in private practice. This has given me a lot of experience of supporting people with many different life challenges.
Currently I provide counselling and other support to young people on behalf of 42nd Street, a long-standing Greater Manchester charity. I also have a number of places in my Glossop-based private practice for people of all ages.
What do I feel is important in my work?
- providing a welcoming, safe and supportive environment for clients to deal with personal challenges,
- building a comfortable and trusting relationship, and
- offering various ways of working - within my training - because different people (and different problems) benefit from different approaches.
In early 2017 I completed the standard training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy and am glad to be able to offer this highly effective trauma therapy at a reasonable rate now.
Informal enquiries by phone or email are welcome. I feel it's really important you find the right counsellor, so I offer a free 30 minutes face-to-face or telephone consultation, to help you decide.
Please have a look at my website www.growing-well.co.uk for more detailed information about the way I work, my qualifications, and testimonials from former clients.
"The unexamined life is not worth living." (Socrates)
"The unlived life is not worth examining." (Sheldon Kopp)
Training, qualifications & experience
MA Counselling, University of Manchester, 2012
My research dissertation gained a distinction and lead to a published article in Therapy Today (see Publications page for further details).
Advanced Diploma in Counselling, University of Manchester, 2011
This is a BACP-accredited professional qualification in integrative counselling.
- Standard EMDR Training, EMDR Masterclass, 2017
ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills, PCCS Training, 2009
BA (Hons) English Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1992
I have always been fascinated by language and literature, and used characters and stories to make sense of my life and the world we live in.
BACP membership and registration
The British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) is one of the main professional bodies for counsellors and psychotherapists in the UK. It provides an Ethical Framework for Good Practice that I and many other practitioners abide by.
Ascentis Level 4 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, Oldham College, 2012
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care,
Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust, 2015
Numerous shorter courses in different therapeutic approaches, e.g. Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness work, Emotional Freedom Technique, Working with Groups, Gestalt Therapy. Also specialised training on dealing with particular issues, including loss, bereavement, trauma and domestic abuse.
Taking part in personal development workshops, therapy groups and retreats enables me to continually work on my own development and self-awareness.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Asperger's syndrome
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Gender dysphoria
- Hearing voices
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
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£50 per therapy session (60 minutes)
£60 per EMDR session (60 to 80 minutes as needed)
There are a number of reduced-fee places for those on benefits or a low income.
Free 30 minutes initial consultation (face-to-face or over the phone).
If you come to see me in person and decide after the first half hour that you would like to work with me, you can opt to stay for a full initial assessment session (75 minutes) for £50.
For more information and testimonials from former clients, please have a look at my website.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Wednesday to Friday and Saturday mornings. Please enquire about current eveilability.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|