David Lean

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Preston, Lancashire, PR4 0XA
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

At "Lean My Way" counselling services, I will support you explore your feelings, emotions, behaviour and views, so that you can become more self aware and achieve greater independence through talking, focus, challenge and reflection.

I will not judge you under any circumstances. My commitment to you, is that I will show you empathy and remain real and honest whilst sharing your journey with you. We will develop a trusting relationship which will allow you to open up in a therapeutic environment, where you will feel safe to explore whatever you wish to bring to each session.

I completely understand how difficult it is to first identify, then open up to a complete stranger. I provide a warm, friendly and professional service within a safe space to assist you with this very difficult process. 

I have almost 41 years professional work experience served within two Fylde based community charities, in a public facing roles. The last five years spent working directly with individuals one to one, who are experiencing a range of mental health and well-being concerns.

I have valuable experience of working at Trust House Lancashire, with survivors of rape, sexual assault and sexual abuse suffered either as adults or in childhood. I also bring experience of counselling adults with a multitude of life issues, including, anxiety, stress and depression, from within the Blackpool area.

I have worked in a professional capacity with the National Police Chiefs Council, the NSPCC, and have also spoken publicly both in England and Internationally around the subject area of child abuse. 

After completing my 4 years of training I was extremely proud to launch " Lean My Way" counselling service. 

Fees are £50 pounds a session. Thank-you in advance. 

Please give me a call for any further information.

Kind Regards  David 

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Trauma Informed Training  March 2023

Adult safeguarding Level 2 April 2023.

Member organisations

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).

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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Therapies offered

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£50.00 per session

Additional information

Sessions are £50 pounds. Thank-you in advance.  David

Further information

I have valuable experience of working with clients suffering with anxiety, and feel able to help and support clients through difficult periods of their life. My rooms available in Lea,Preston and currently have midweek evening availability from 5.30pm - 8.30pm, and also Saturday morning sessions available, 9.00am-1.00pm.

Ashton & Lea Golf Club, Tudor Avenue, Lea, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 0XA

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

The rooms in Preston are ground floor, however there are 3 steps to enter into the facility.