David Wigglesworth MBACP Reg, FdCs, Dip Couns
Considering talking to a counsellor?
I am a professional, BACP registered Person-Centred counsellor offering face-to-face therapy sessions at my Falmouth based practice, and am also a qualified Online Therapist certified by the Online Therapy Institute (OTI). I also work in the role of Specialist Mentor to Higher Education students.
As an experienced Person-Centered therapist I work with a set of skills and attitudes that honour the uniqueness and autonomy of each client. Rather than offering treatment programs based on diagnostic labels, I work in a way that responds to an individuals personal experiencing of their world and the meanings it holds for them. At the core of this way of working lies the belief that each person knows within himself or herself what is required for their own development and self-actualization, though our life circumstances and conditioning often conspire to throw us off balance and tie us in knots, resulting in us not being able to trust and rely on our own inner resources. This can leave us feeling anxious, depressed or overwhelmed in other ways, negatively affecting our quality of life and ability to manage well in our personal circumstances.
Person-Centered Therapy is an effective way of beginning to untangle these knots and move towards becoming more fulfilled, self-directed and independent individuals. The therapeutic space I provide is a safe and confidential environment that facilitates self-exploration and allows the client to express themselves more openly, more fully and more deeply as the counselling process progresses. It is a process of discovery and personal insight, which may often be challenging as we confront aspects of our lives that we find difficult and distressing. Ultimately, as we begin to understand our moods and motivations more clearly, beginning to integrate new insights and new aspects of ourselves into our personality, we begin the process of moving towards greater self-compassion, self-acceptance and healing.
I am experienced in working with a range of issues including bereavement & loss, anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol related issues, relationships, difficult life events, and personality growth and development. I am available for private, face-to-face sessions, long or short-term, in central Falmouth, as well as Online through the use of an encrypted videoconferencing platform which clients can access from their own home (details available on request).
(Please Note: I offer a reduced, concessionary fee for Counselling students currently in training).
I answer all email queries so please do check your spam / junk folders.
If you are considering counselling, or simply aren't sure, I offer a free initial assessment session where we can meet and discuss. If you would like to book a private, no-fee assessment session, or require further information on counselling over the internet, I can be contacted at:
Mobile: 07508 112320
Training, qualifications & experience
- Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (QCF)
- Foundation Degree in Arts (FdA) Counselling Studies
- Awareness in Bereavement Care, Foundation Course
- NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality & Diversity
- Certified Cyber-Therapist, Online Counselling Institute
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Anorexia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder/Manic depression
- Bulimia nervosa
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Gender dysphoria
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic disorder
- Physical abuse
£35.00 Per Session (Adults)
£25.00 Concessionary Fee for Counselling Trainees
I may be available for home visits in the Falmouth area for those experiencing mobility issues. Please enquire should you be interested.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Available weekdays & early evenings. First appointments available are at 9:30am with the last available appointments starting at 6:15pm. Early Saturday meetings may be available on request.
Types of client