Daren Keegan (Dip.Counselling) MBACP
Sometimes through life's journey it's easy to get lost in our own thoughts, feelings and emotions. When working with Client's I provide a safe, empathetic, confidential and non judgmental environment which provides the space, time and support to enable Clients to find the answers they are looking for to be able to achieve clarity, direction and self-empowerment.
There can be many areas of distress that can hold Clients back whether it be a temporary blip or a long standing issue from the past. Through reflective learning and exploration, I have helped many Clients explore skills sets and to build on confidence and self healing to effectively move forward.
I have experience working with Clients of all ages and backgrounds (12-90) and worked in particular with Clients with depression, anxiety, those going through a bereavement, relationships, family issues, understanding sexuality, the autism spectrum, and Clients with learning difficulties.
I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists and adhere to and work by the ethical framework.
I offer sessions from either a beautiful relaxed setting beside the river chess which is at one with nature. During warmer conditions Clients will have the option of having a session directly beside the river or within my Counselling room. Alternatively I offer sessions at the Bodhi Tree Spa located within Chalfont Peter a luxury 4* Spa.
Training, qualifications & experience
- My level of training is a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Skills for which I studied at Amersham and Wycombe College
- 6 years working for Windsor and Maidenhead Counselling Service
- Certificate of Proficiency with the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
- Continuous Professional Development in areas such as Anxiety, Bereavement and Grief.
- On going peer led Counselling Supervision as required under the Ethnical Framework.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Asperger's syndrome
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Children’s learning difficulties
- Eating disorders
- Feeling sad
- Learning difficulties
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Relationship problems
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I have also worked with Clients experiencing the early stages of Dementia. The space and time to express themselves and explore what can be a very confusing time has been very rewarding to Clients experiencing this condition and their family members.
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My fee will be variable depending on the location but my standard fee is £40 per hour. My initial session with be charged at a reduced rate of £25.
As a Person Centred Counsellor , the most important aspect of working with you would be our working relationship, so I would suggest either a Consultation session or a phone call to ensure we both feel we can work effectively towards meeting your needs.
I can offer availability within Chesham and Amersham and am within quick travelling distance of High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Berkhamsted, Hemel Hempstead and Slough)
For further information please either call on 07939 905 225 or email me.
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Type of session
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Evenings and some day time availability. Please contact for more information.
Types of client