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If you are seeking a happier, healthier, more fulfilled life, I can help you.
My name is Dawnie Browne. I offer a safe space in which your dignity and uniqueness will be respected and celebrated. Together, we collaborate and find the pathway that is right for you.
Working 1-to-1 and with groups from around the world, I offer Counselling, Mentoring, Breath Perception® Training, and Reiki Courses to Master/Teacher level.
Here you can find:
- peace of mind
- happier relationships
- the ability to relax & manage stress & anxiety
- self-esteem & the confidence to be yourself
- methods to cope with anger, pain & powerful feelings
- techniques to enhance concentration, presence & performance
- freedom from troubles related to your past, present & future
- the resilience to live to your potential
My aim is to help you find the inner freedom to thrive, in your life, health and relationships.
A Collaborative Approach
Together, we will support you to understand and accept your life so far, and live the life you came here to live. Being more of your true self and learning to accept and maybe even love yourself in the process.
Key to this process is honouring the relationship between your mental, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing and giving you tools with which to look after your mind and body, for the rest of your life.
Feeling apprehensive is a natural part of seeking a therapist you can trust. If you’re unsure of what you are looking for, please get in touch and we can discuss your needs, together. I will greet you with dignity and genuine care.
The way we work together will be as unique as you are and the relationship we create together. Attuning to your needs, I will travel next to you as you pursue the quality of life changes you seek and build the future you deserve.
To get to know me better and learn about my Therapy Training both in the UK and Thailand, where I studied for 2.5 years Mindfulness practices endorsed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, please visit my website by clicking on the link at the top of this page.
I look forward to accompanying you on your journey.
To book a free 20-minute no obligation consultation please contact me or visit my website using the links at the top of this page.
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The videos below will help you get to know me.
Improve Your Quality of Life by learning Breath Perception®
What Is Breath Perception®?
Training, qualifications & experience
- Masters Degree Counselling
- Emotional Wellbeing Coach Training
- Certificate in Counselling
- BA Honours Degree in Human Communication & Communication Disorders
- Primary School Teacher Training
- Children's Counselling Training through the charity The Place 2Be
- Certificate in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology (Trauma, Stress & Anxiety)
- Reiki I, II & Master (Qualified teacher)
- Diploma in Yoga Practice
- Training in Advanced Yoga Practice
I have gained substantial experience working with adults and young people in the following settings:
- for the respected local charity Sunderland Counselling Services
- within an Educational Psychology service
- within FE colleges
- for the national children's charity, The Place 2Be
I have also worked in New York and FE colleges as a learning and well being coach, supporting self-esteem, concentration, goal setting, self-awareness and self-care, preparation for presentations and interviews, running relaxation and meditation groups for concentration, stress management & decision making.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
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
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
Where appropriate to your wish and need I offer the following treatments which can be integrated within sessions:
- Breath Perception® (a powerful method of consciously relaxing yourself, strengthening resilience & improving your quality of life)
Payment is to be made one week in advance by online transfer. If you cancel a session with 72+ hours notice you will receive a refund or be able to transfer your payment to cover your next session. If you cancel with less than 72 hours notice you will incur the full fee.
£65 per (60 min) counselling session
£65 per (60 min) Breathing session
I work daytimes and evenings. For information re. my availability please get in touch.
If you have questions about any aspect of payment, please ask.
When I work
Weekdays until 8pm. I provide Breathing Workshops and Reiki Courses at weekends.