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EMDR - Relate - BUPA - Trauma - Anxiety BACP - Accredited

About me

My name is David Nia and I am offering therapy and training services. I work mostly with first responders, such as police officers and police staff, as a trauma therapist using EMDR and a PolyVagal approach.

The polyvagal approach focuses on calming the nervous system, alongside methods such as EMDR, in treating stress and trauma related symptoms in the quickest and most effective way.

I am BUPA Registered - You can find me on Bupa Finder via my name

I am EMDR qualified, as well as an integrated therapist, which means I use a range of techniques to treat issues based around stress, trauma, anxiety, depression and bereavement. In order for me to practice EMDR I have to be an accredited therapist with the BACP. This ensures both experience and quality of practice. Please make sure anyone offering EMDR has accredited status with the BACP.

I currently use EMDR both face to face or online. If online I use a remote application that allows the same, if not better interaction between client and therapist, as face to face. This means you will receive the same high standard of therapy, but in the safety and comfort of you own home, especially in these times of COVID19. The application allows for visual and auditory BLS (Bilateral stimulation) using your laptop and headphones.

Face to face I have equipment to provide BLS (Bilateral stimulation) in the form of a light bar, headphones and tactile stimulators to be held in the hand. All three methods provide bilateral stimulation to the brain to help process difficult or traumatic memories.

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EMDR Europe - https://emdr-europe.org/about/what-is-emdr/

I am also a Relate qualified therapist, which means I also work with couples and families using relationship therapy. I also work together with my wife Rebecca Nia using conjoint couple therapy, where as a couple, we work with other couples offering therapy individually and together. This type of therapy has many advantages over individual couple therapy, in that each participant has an advocate in the session and when needed, someone of their own gender, who you may feel has a better understanding of your needs.

We will provide a video on this soon but please contact us if you have any questions and we can provide a free consultation if needed.

Rebecca Nia also works with adults, children and families - 07532 754733

Workshops

I am a qualified teacher and offer a range of workshops and online courses as well as bespoke training to suit your personal, professional or organisational needs.

All workshops can be either half-day or full day depending on your needs. I currently work in the Preston & Lytham areas of Lancashire.

Current fees are £60 per person (minimum 6 people) and includes room hire refreshments

or

1/2 Day rate - (3 hour) - £350 (maximum 10 people)

Full day rate - (6 hours) - £550 (maximum 10 people)

Examples of workshops include - 

  • Managing anxiety & depression
  • Dealing with grief/bereavement
  • Building resilience
  • How to be more assertive
  • Dealing with work-related stress
  • Build better relationships
  • Mindfulness

Please contact David Nia for bookings on - 07450647650

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Accredited Member of the BACP
  • BUPA Registered
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Relationship Counselling
  • EMDR Therapist
  • Professional Certificate in Education

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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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.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & 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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Covid Related Stress

Conjoint couple therapy

Photos & videos

Fees

From £60.00 to £120.00
Free initial telephone session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA

Additional information

  • EMDR - £95 - (90 minute session)  - £65 - (60 minute session)
  • Couples - £95 - (90 minute session) - £65 - (60 minute session)
  • Conjoint couples therapy - (couple to couple) - £120 - (90 minute session)
  • Therapy - £60 - (60 minute session)

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Monday and Tuesday daytime appointments available from May 2022

Further information

Workshops

I am a qualified teacher and offer a range of workshops and online courses as well as bespoke training to suit your personal, professional or organisational needs.

All workshops can be either half-day or full day depending on your needs. I currently work in the Preston & Lytham areas of Lancashire.

  • Private workshops - 1/2 day (3 hours)

Current fees are £60 per person (minimum 6 people) and includes room hire and refreshments

  • Corporate workshops - (on work premises)

1/2 Day rate - (3 hours) £350 (maximum 10 people)

Full day rate - (6 hours) £550 (maximum 10 people)

Examples of workshops include - 

Managing anxiety & depression
Dealing with grief/bereavement
Building resilience
How to be more assertive
Dealing with work-related stress
Build better relationships
Mindfulness


Please contact David Nia for bookings on - 07450647650

Preston, Lancashire, PR4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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