Dave Jones

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Ashdales Therapy BACP
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Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 4PH
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Dave and I'm a fully qualified Integrative Counsellor.

Integrative means I combine different models of counselling to suit your individual needs, counselling is a unique experience and one size doesn't fit all. I'm a member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and I work within their Ethical Framework.

What I aim to provide is a safe environment for you to explore any area of your life.

I write this advert not just as a counsellor seeking work, but also as a client. 13 years ago I was sat on this very website seeking a counsellor myself, and from this I personally experienced a successful life changing experience due to the process of the therapeutic relationship I received. Such was the impact of this on my life, I decided to become a counsellor myself.

Although I'm an integrative counsellor, I'm also very solution focused, what can be done differently, be that thoughts, feelings or behaviour and how can we achieve these things.

Life can be difficult but that doesn't mean we have to be unhappy, often fear, anxiety, depression, sadness, loneliness can lead us to disconnect from what as humans we are all searching for, the ability to connect.

My counselling room is situated in my garden, gardening and counselling plays a big part in my life and as such I try to combine the two, counselling takes place in my counselling room but the garden is very private and through the summer months the garden can be used too.

I offer a free telephone consultation and a free 20 minute initial consultation, this would be to explain what counselling is and the process, commitment and fees involved. Sessions are confidential and the aim being to build a therapeutic relationship that can lead to change

Often the hardest step is the first step, making contact. But that first step can lead to you healing and recognizing your inner strength and ability to change your situation.

I also teach meditation and breath work, the benefits of these practices can have a huge impact on both the physical and mental health.
Most things happen outside of us, but we experience it inside of us, how we experience life is something we can learn to control. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling.

  • NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Counselling.

  • NCFE Level 4/5 Foundation Degree in Counselling
  • level 1 Breath Work and Meditation 

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.

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Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial in-person or telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Initial consultation is free and sessions are priced at £40 and each session is 1hr.

mediation and breath work sessions are £40 and each session is 1hr. This can be either 1-1 or up to 4 people who can split the cost, £10 each for 4 people etc

When I work

Daytimes, Evenings and Weekends.

Stockswell Road, Hough Green, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 4PH

Type of session

In person
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples

Key details

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