David Boxwell

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BSc PG Dip Consultative Supervision MBACP (Accred)
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Cardiff, Caerdydd, CF5 1QS
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About me

I am a Dublin born counsellor/psychotherapist and consultative supervisor with a private practice in Canton, Cardiff. I offer confidential one-to-one counselling and psychotherapy to adults (16+). My core therapeutic training is from a humanistic and integrative standpoint but my work is also influenced by psychodynamic, gestalt and CBT approaches. I have extensive experience in the field as prior to my move to Cardiff I had a successful private practice in Dublin. In addition to my private practice, I work as a NHS counsellor. In 2018, I graduated from the University of South Wales with a Post Graduate Diploma in Consultative Supervision.

As a therapist and supervisor, I believe in the healing power of talking to understand the issues and difficulties we face as human beings. This can be used to identify positive steps to enable greater self-acceptance and confidence to work through the concerns that are causing anxiety and distress. To do this, my aim is to create a safe and supportive environment in which we can explore experiences, thoughts and relationships which may have led or contributed to your present feelings. By addressing your concerns and working collaboratively, we can harness the potential inside all of us to understand ourselves and have greater self-acceptance.  I therefore see my work as a therapist as a collaboration in which I aim to support my clients in their struggle so that they can live life to its full and achieve the goals that are important to them.

I work with some of the UK's leading EAP (Employee Assistance Program) providers such as First Assist and Right Management.

I am a registered provider of psychotherapy with for healthcare companies including Aviva, BUPA, Pru Health and WPA.

I am an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling & 028131_logo.jpgPsychotherapy (BACP) since 2012. I also have an extensive background of working with large corporate/global multinational businesses so I have an in depth understanding of the pressures of modern working life.

Training, qualifications & experience

Sept 2017 - May 2018

Post Graduate Diploma in Consultative Supervision

University of South Wales


Jan 2014 - May 2017

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 1

Cardiff University


February 2011 - Workshop on Befriending My Sexuality

Awakening Counselling and Psychotherapy Services

Dublin 14


October 2010 - Workshop on Alcohol, Drugs and Sex

Pink Therapy


November 2008 - Social Anxiety: A Cognitive Behavioural Approach

PCI College

County Dublin


November 2007 - Workshop on Sexuality

PCI College

County Dublin


Sept 2003 – May 2004

Certificate in Counselling Skills

National University of Ireland


Co. Dublin


Sept 2004 – May 2007

Professional Diploma in Psychotherapy,

Tivoli Institute

Dun Laoghaire

Co Dublin


Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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).

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • BUPA
  • Health Assured
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

£50 for 50 minutes counselling/therapy

£75 for consultative supervision

When I work

Evening appointments Monday to Tuesday only available and Friday daytime. 

I am only doing sessions via Teams, Zoom.

Further information

I first met David when my wife suggested I spoke to someone with regards to some issues that we thought had stemmed from my being adopted.I was always apprehensive about speaking to 'a counsellor' but my first visit with David was very relaxed and from the moment I sat in front of him David made me feel very at ease with his calm and professional demeanour.After my initial visit I booked a further 6 sessions where David gradually deciphered where my demons lay. The sessions have changed the way that I look at stressful situations, it has made life so much more calm for me and my family.David conducts himself very professionally and has such a calm and peaceful manner that it is easy to discuss difficult issues. He just makes you feel comfortable and helps you to understand your issues.I can wholeheartedly recommend David's services

'Paul' Cardiff

Cardiff Treatment Rooms, 2 Glamorgan Street, Cardiff, Caerdydd, CF5 1QS

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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I am a Dublin born counsellor/psychotherapist and consultative supervisor with a private practice in Canton, Cardiff.

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David Boxwell
David Boxwell