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Dawnie Browne - Counselling, Reiki & Breathing for Adults & Young People

Durham (sacriston), County Durham, DH7 6FE
07896 725871 07896 725871 Registered / Accredited
Durham (sacriston), County Durham, DH7 6FE

About me

I provide telephone, online & in-person sessions. If you are seeking a happier, healthier, more resilient life, I can help you. Breathe4wellbeing is my County Durham based consultancy supporting the mind-body health of adults and young people (11+) through counselling, Breath Perception® (relaxation-resilience therapy), reiki and tailored self-care.

Here, you can find:

  • peace of mind
  • happier relationships
  • self-esteem & the confidence to be yourself
  • the ability to relax & manage stress & anxiety
  • freedom from troubles related to your past, present & future
  • techniques to enhance concentration, presence & performance
  • methods to cope with anger, pain & powerful feelings
  • the resilience to live to your potential

My aim is to help you live to your potential by overcoming difficulties and harnessing the resources within you, through which to support your own resilience and quality of life. I work in a manner that honours the relationship between your mental, emotional physical and spiritual well being.

Click on the link next to my photo to visit my website and find out how I can assist you or your child (11+). On the home page of my site you can join a community of people growing together through self-care.

If you are unsure of what you are looking for please get in touch and I will happily assist you. Feeling apprehensive is a natural part of seeking a counsellor you can trust. I will respond to you with kindness and genuine care. I have prepared the video below so you can get to know me. I look forward to hearing from you.

Improve Your Quality of Life by learning Breath Perception®

What Is Breath Perception?

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Masters Degree Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling
  • BA Honours Degree in Human Communication & Communication Disorders
  • Primary School Teacher Training

Additional Qualifications

  • 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.

Combining awareness of the breath, body and brain I have supported clients to manage strong feelings such as anger and understand that the energy of anger can be used positively and creatively.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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 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

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.

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:

  • Reiki
  • Breath Perception® (a powerful method of consciously relaxing yourself, strengthening resilience & improving your quality of life)

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Photos & videos


Payment is to be made in advance by cash or online transfer. If you cancel a session with 24+ 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 24 hours notice you will incur the full fee.

£45/50 per (60 min) counselling session

£45 per (60 min) Reiki session

£75 per (90 min) Counselling and Reiki session combined

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.

Breathe 4 Well Being Consultancy
Durham (Sacriston)
County Durham

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


Weekdays until 8pm. I provide breathing workshops and reiki courses at weekends.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Dawnie Browne - Counselling, Reiki & Breathing for Adults & Young People

Dawnie Browne - Counselling, Reiki & Breathing for Adults & Young People