About me

HELLO! MY NAME IS DAVID ILES...

I am also, currently offering online and telephone appts due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. I am a highly experienced Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, Clinical Supervisor and Mindfulness practitioner, with over 25 year’s clinical experience.


I have been UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) registered since 1998, UKCP are the main governing body for psychotherapists in the UK. I am also a full member of the National Register of Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (NRHP).

I can offer clients an integrative approach to therapy, which could include Hypnotherapy/Psychotherapy for low self-esteem, anxiety-related conditions and phobias. EMDR for trauma-based issues/disorders like PTSD. Psychodynamic Therapy, helping individuals to unravel, experience and understand their true, deep-rooted feelings in order to resolve them, or the cognitive therapies i.e. REBT (Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy) which are based on the way you think (cognitive) and/or the way you behave. These therapies recognise that it is possible to change, or recondition, our thoughts or behaviour to overcome specific problems.

MIND, BODY AND SPIRIT

I believe mind, body and spirit are all part of the same system and a change in one can bring a change in the other, therefore healing and Reiki healing is also part of how I work.

I am passionate about psychotherapy, and believe strongly in its capacity to heal and help people work through painful, traumatic and troubling life events. I am committed to promoting positive mental health and emotional well-being; something that I feel is often over looked. My aim is to provide safe, ethical and professional psychotherapy, creating an opportunity for you to work through difficult issues in a safe, non-judgmental and confidential environment.

MY APPROACH IS FLEXIBLE

My approach is flexible, some clients are seeking appointments in order to process a particular issue; i.e. bereavement or anger management, others might want trauma-based therapy, or longer term psychotherapy for depression or to work through the impact of, for example childhood issues.

My work as a psychotherapist has been varied including: working full time as a psychotherapist within the NHS and Occupational Health Police Service for almost two decades, providing therapy for clients with depression, anxiety/stress related issues, relationship difficulties, trauma based disorders (PTSD), psychosexual and psychosocial counselling, critical incident stress debriefing and delivering training on mental health .

I provide Critical incident Stress Debriefing for indviduals, groups or onsite for organisations.

I am a UKCP approved Clinical supervisor who offers supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists and therapists in training, both to organisations and private psychotherapists.

Training, qualifications & experience

PGDHP Post Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy

LHP Licentiate in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy

Diploma in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy

Full Level 4 Certificate in EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing)

Albert Ellis Certificate in REBT (Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy)

Full Certificate in Clinical Supervision

Advanced certificate in Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy

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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.

UKCP

UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Fees

Additional information

£50

Availability

I am very mindful people have busy lives and can find it difficult to access services in working hours, therefore I offer daytime and evening appointments to help suit your needs.

Further information

I am very mindful people have busy lives and can find it difficult to access services in working hours, therefore I offer daytime and evening appointments to help suit your needs.

Birmingham
West Midlands
B38

Type of session

In person
Home visits
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

David is a UKCP approved Clinical Supervisor.

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David Iles

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