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David Benjamin MBACP. EMDR Practitioner.

Thornaby-on-tees TS17 & Stockton-on-tees TS16
07979861273 07979861273
Thornaby-on-tees TS17 & Stockton-on-tees TS16

About me

My name is David Benjamin. I am a fully qualified therapist working in an integrative way. I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). One size certainly does not fit all, we are unique individuals. I offer confidential one to one counselling for issues including anxiety and depression.

I use Eye Movement Dissociation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for dealing with trauma and phobias.

As an adopted adult, I've experienced my own attachment issues that come with this and would love to work with you on your journey. I have also worked in the chemical industry for many years and understand the pressures involved in this area.

I will ensure you feel welcome and safe as we work together.

Contact me by email or phone and we can discuss your requirements.

'Life is an adventure, it's about changing and growing to become the best me that I can be'.

Training, qualifications & experience

FdA in Counselling

EMDR Practioner training

Level 2 & 3 Counselling

Attachment Matters

Enhanced DBS check

I have substantial experience working with adults and young people.

Member organisations


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.

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • EMDR
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy

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£40 per hourly session.

£60 per one and a half hour session

(£30 per hour counselling student rate)

Payment by bank transfer at least 24 hours before the first session. Cash or bank transfer for subsequent sessions.

Cancellation policy of 24 hours prior to session applies. We will discuss all of this in the first session.

Richmond House Business Centre
George Street
TS17 6DE


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
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


Daytimes and evenings

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
David Benjamin MBACP. EMDR Practitioner.

David Benjamin MBACP. EMDR Practitioner.