Dawn Hamblett

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Silver Moon Counselling
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Chatham, Kent, ME4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am a fully qualified Counsellor Psychotherapist and I work with Adults, Children and Young People.  As a highly experienced Counsellor, I offer Counselling Supervision to other Counsellors and Clinical Professionals. Please see my Supervisor's Page.

I am also an Animal Assisted Therapist and work alongside Charlie, Rex, Oreo and Cookie, 4 Animal Assisted Guinea Pigs.

At Silver Moon Counselling, I offer Person-Centred Therapy - a Humanistic Approach that deals with the ways in which a person consciously views themselves. I am client-led and do not offer you advice, but trust that the relationship we develop together will allow you to find what you need.

I offer therapy to Adults, Young People and Children (aged 5 years plus) from my private therapy room and am comfortable working in a variety of ways. I can use creative media to help explore and find a way for you to explore your inner world and how this is impacting you.

There are any number of reasons for entering counselling and therapy, including low self-esteem, a lack of self-reliance and resistance to change and new experiences. These can be experienced by adults, children or young people. The person-centred approach recognises that our relationships (work or home/school) and the environment in which we live, can impact how we feel and behave, so I offer therapy in a neutral and comfortable setting where you can feel at ease, making you open to learning about yourself.

Working together, I can offer you:

Better awareness and understanding of your 'self' and who you are.

Increased awareness and understanding around your defenses, your coping strategies, insecurity and guilt.

The opportunity and ability to trust you and the decisions you make.

Healthier, more positive relationships, either personal or professional.

Improvement in how you express you as a person and verbalize your needs to others.

A genuine, healthy and balanced sense of change.

This can happen in your own time when you feel ready.

I have a child friendly therapy room and a waiting area outside.  I work with sand, stones, paint, figures, puppets and lots more.

I work with autistic and other neurodiverse clients and have additional training to support this work.

Please note, Charlie, Rex, Oreo and Cookie only work on specific days of the week.

Training, qualifications & experience

Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling working with Children and Young People

Level 6 Course in Counselling Supervision 

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Level 2 Foundation Course, Awareness in Bereavement Care

BA (Joint Hons) Anthropology and Sociology 

Animal Assisted Therapist

Qualified Senior Mental Health Lead (Trauma Informed Schools)

Therapeutically Worked and Managed Counselling Provisions in Schools

Worked with VSK and Looked After Children

Worked with Cruse Bereavement

Turning Point (addictions)

Over 3000 therapeutic Counselling hours.

Taught Counselling Skills and Studies to adult learners

Worked for a large nationwide Children's Counselling Agency

Worked via EAP referrals

Member organisations

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

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Areas of counselling I deal with

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£60.00 per session

Additional information

£60 per therapeutic hour of 50min

A 40min session will be offered for under 10yr olds.

£75 per one and a half hour supervision session. 

Animal Assisted Therapy can be discussed at assessment.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Please note that availability will vary when you contact me.

There is more flexibility with Zoom sessions in the evenings.

Further information

Enhanced DBS and registered on the Government online checking service

Fully insured for all aspects of the work (including Animal Assisted Therapy)

Happy to show all qualifications/certificates on request

Zoom sessions available 

13 Military Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

DBS check

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My Private Practice is located up a number of stairs in an old building. This is NOT wheelchair accessible. Home visits are available on request

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In person

I am a fully qualified Counselling Supervisor. I have completed a Level 6 Course in Counselling Supervision and am insured to offer this work.

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Dawn Hamblett
Dawn Hamblett