Dawn Stevens HPD/MBACP
Having been supported myself by entering into personal therapy I was able to experience how life changing it was for me. I aim to offer you the same support I had when I needed it most.
Invest in you because you are worth it!
There are times in our life when we can become stuck, feel totally overwhelmed and find it hard to cope with day to day life. You may feel alone and not want to share your personal feelings with family or friends. I can offer you a safe space where you will be supported and heard and where in your own time you are able to come to your own understanding and awareness that can help you move forward.
I have experience of working in the local area supporting women who have survived sexual violence and Experience of working for a substance misuse organisation supporting recovering addicts.
I work with women and girls . I offer both long and short term counselling.
I am a registered member of the BACP (The British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy) and work in accordance with their Ethical Framework for Good Practice.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Level 5 Higher Professional Diploma in Counselling
- Certificate in Substance Misuse and Working with Recovering Addicts Level 4 Accredited
- RASASC Training Working with Female Survivors of Sexual Violence Level 4 Accredited
- Suicidal Thoughts and Prevention
- Self-harm Understanding and Support
- Mental Health in Looked after Children
- Advanced Talking and Drawing Therapy
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.
Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.
All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Young females that are looked after by a local authority in residential or Foster care.
Young females that are at risk of sexual exploitation.
Females that are survivors of sexual violence.
Sessions cost £55 for 50 minutes.
I am able to offer a limited number of concessionary fee places to trainee counsellors and those on low income.
Payment are cash or bank transfer.
I co-authored research on addiction - high lighting problem gambling - was presented at the BACP’s National Research Conference 2016, and received some acclaim.