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Dannie Rosenhammer (MA & Dip Counselling, MBACP, EMDR Therapist)

Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 07946 760289 07946 760289 Registered / Accredited
Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13
07946 760289 07946 760289

About me

Hi there! I have been a practicing counsellor and therapist in Manchester since 2010 and moved to Glossop in early 2015.  I have since specialised in trauma work and have a lot of experience of working with emotional and sexual abuse and bereavement.  I also frequently work with young people aged 13 upwards.

What is important in my work?

  • providing a welcoming, safe and supportive environment for dealing with personal challenges,
  • building a comfortable and trusting relationship, and
  • offering various ways of working - within my training - because different people and problems benefit from different approaches.


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 various life challenges.

Currently I provide counselling for young people at 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.

Specialist training

In early 2017 I completed the standard training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy and obtained accreditation with the EMDR Association UK last year.

My Advanced Certificate in Counselling for Depression enables me to offer an emotion-focused approach that works well not only for depression but for many other issues rooted in suppressed or unacknowledged feelings.  This way of working is IAPT-compliant, which means it has been proven to be effective in studies and is approved for use in the NHS.

How to get started

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

Counselling/ psychotherapy qualifications & registrations

  • Advanced Certificate in Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression, University of Central Lancashire, 2019

  • EMDR Association UK Accreditation, 2019
  • EMDR Therapy Training, EMDR Masterclass, 2017
    Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) is a powerful therapy based on the brain's innate ability to process and assimilate difficult experiences.  It is especially helpful when we have become stuck with the emotional impact of (major or minor) traumatic experiences in the past.

  • 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.

  • ABC Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills, PCCS Training, 2009

  • 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.

  • Numerous shorter training courses in different therapeutic approaches, including:
      -  Transactional Analysis (TA) 101
      -  Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT),
      -  Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT),
      -  Solution-Focused Therapy,
      -  Mindfulness,
      -  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.

Other qualifications of interest

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust, 2015

  • Ascentis Level 4 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, Oldham College, 2012

  • BA (Hons) English Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1992
    I have always been fascinated by language and literature - stories and characters can help us to make sense of life and the world we live in.

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.


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.


EMDR Association UK



The National Council of Psychotherapists

National Council of Psychotherapists

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.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • EMDR
  • Existential therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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£50 per therapy session (60 minutes)

£60 per EMDR session (60 to 75 minutes as needed)

There are some reduced-fee places for those on benefits or a low income.

To help you decide whether counselling with me feels right for you, I offer a free half-hour initial consultation (face-to-face, phone or Zoom video call).

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Unemployed

Further information

For more information and testimonials from former clients, please have a look at my website.


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


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

My current premises are not wheelchair accessible, but please enquire as it may be possible to find another venue. Video link sessions are another convenient and effective alternative.


Wednesday to Friday and Saturday mornings. Please enquire about current availability.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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Dannie Rosenhammer (MA & Dip Counselling, MBACP, EMDR Therapist)

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