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About me

Hello, I'm Dee Maddox-Hinton, an accredited and registered counsellor and psychotherapist. I support individuals, couples, groups and families with their mental and emotional health.

With over 15 years assisting a wide range of clients with issues varying from addictions, abuse, anxiety, stress, relationship issues and much more, I can offer CBT alongside a person centred approach.

Together we will explore your feelings and identify ways to let go of those that are holding you back, change the way you feel and take back control of your life to realise your full potential as an individual and within relationships.

Counselling usually starts with 60-minute, once or twice weekly sessions as required by the client and reduces to fortnightly then monthly as progress is being made if so desired. Thereafter three monthly check-ins are also an option, or as and when new challenges arrive. Dates/times can be flexible to meet client's shift-work and family commitments.

Appointments can take place face-to-face at my comfortable and welcoming premises where there is ample free parking and a bus stop a few minutes walk away. Telephone, video call or email appointments are available as well as Walking Talking Therapy - where we hold your therapy session whilst taking a gentle walk in nature.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • 2001/2003 Diploma in Client- Centred Therapy.
  • 2001/2003 ABC Diploma in Counselling.
  • 2001 ABC Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • 2006 Diploma in Supervision Casework.
  • 2006 Certificate in Group Work
  • 2006 Certificate in Counselling Trainee Counsellors
  • 2009 BACP Accreditation – annually updated
  • 2011 Personality Disorder – Understanding and Training
  • 2012 Mindfulness Training
  • 2013 Bereavement Training
  • 2015/16 Certificate in Couples Counselling stage 1
  • 2018 Certificate in Couples Counselling (/Blended Families) stage 2

Since 1998, I’ve worked as a counsellor in a variety of ways including an incest survivor’s help group, rape and sexual abuse counselling and multiple births and baby loss issues. I’ve also gained training and experience working with self esteem development, self harm, understanding and improving depression, relationship and couples work, sexual orientation and preference, sexual identity concerns, personality disorders, deaf awareness, diversity training and dealing with anxiety related issues.

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.

BACP

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Couples counselling
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodrama

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Fees

Sessions for individuals are charged at £50/hr

Sessions for couples are charged at £75/hr

Sessions for families/groups are charged at £75/hr

Concessions for hardship situations can be considered at my discretion.

I am also registered with BUPA, Axa PPP, Aviva Health, Aetna Global, Vitality Health and WPA if you wish to utilise a health insurance policy.

Further information

I have several years of experience working with Employee Assistance Programmes and medical insurance companies and am currently an active provider for all major health insurers.

Reading
Berkshire
RG7

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

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

If clients can manage to take a step over the front door threshold, sessions can be held on the ground floor for ease of access.

Availability

4pm-8.30pm Monday to Friday

9am-7pm Saturday

10am-2pm Sunday

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

As a highly experienced counsellor, I have had the pleasure of Supervising colleagues for several years at all stages of their career.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Dee Maddox-Hinton - MBACP Accred, Dip.Couns

Dee Maddox-Hinton - MBACP Accred, Dip.Couns