Delphine McComb MSc, Systemic Psychotherapist, Family & Couple Psychotherapist

Delphine McComb MSc, Systemic Psychotherapist, Family & Couple Psychotherapist

Cornwall Yoga Centre
4 Green Street
Truro
TR1 2LH

Falmouth
TR11

07990 628306

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About me

Hello and welcome!

I am a qualified Systemic Psychotherapist and Family & Couple Psychotherapist accredited by the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and the Association of Family Therapy (AFT), with over 15 years experience of working with people with emotional and/or behavioural difficulties in the NHS (London and Cornwall) and in the private sector.

I have a therapy clinic in Truro and in Falmouth where I offer therapeutic support to children, young people, adults, couples and families. I can also offer home visits across Cornwall to facilitate access to therapy. I am trained to work with people of all ages and abilities and with a wide variety of issues using evidence-based techniques in a group setting or individually.

I have a wide experience of working with children, young people, couples and families in many areas where individuals and their family face difficulties such as communication problems, life transitions (separation, divorce, step-family life, loss of employment, bereavement, illness), and the impact this can have on mental health (anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, self-harm).

I have extensive experience of working with trauma in adults and children. I offer support to parents/carers/special guardians to explore parenting dilemmas, therapeutic parenting and emotional attunement.

In order to do this I draw on:

  • Systemic Family Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy (SFT)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Neurosciences
  • Attachment theory.

My aim is always to provide a safe and confidential space in which my clients feel able to talk openly about their difficulties and consider new ways of addressing them. I also like to work collaboratively with them to find the approach that suits them best.

Getting on together, communicating and understanding each other as a family or couple can be difficult and sometimes coming to see a trained professional to talk, together or separately, really helps.

Family Therapy, also called systemic therapy, helps people in close relationship help each other. It enables family members to express and explore difficult thoughts and emotions safely, to understand each other’s experiences and views, appreciate each other’s needs, build on family strengths and make useful changes in their relationships and their lives.

Different combinations of family members can be seen separately as well as together to ensure that everyone can be heard and talk through what is on their mind before ideally coming back together.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology (France)
  • MSc in Clinical Psychology (France)
  • MSc in Systemic and Family Psychotherapies (Institute of Family Therapy, London)
  • Multi Family Therapy (Marlborough Family centre, London)
  • Solution Focused Therapy (BRIEF)
  • Narrative Therapy (Institute of Family Therapy)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Infant and Child Psychoanalytical Observation Studies (Tavistock Centre, London)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Central North West London)
  • Mindfulness
  • Strengthening Families Programme (Oxford Brookes University)
  • Domestic Violence (Standing Together Against Domestic Violence)
  • Over 15 years experience of working in Child and Adolescent Mental Heath Services (CAMHS) as well as other public sector and charitable organisations and schools.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

UKCP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Parenting Difficulties
  • School Refusal
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Gender identity
  • Sexual orientation

Fees

Initial Telephone Consultation: Free

Lower rates available in my Falmouth Practice:

60 minutes Individual session: £40

75 minutes couple/family session: £65

Concessions available

Truro Practice:

60 minutes individual session: £50

75 minutes couple/family session: £75

Concessions available

Further information

I work across Cornwall and practice in Falmouth and Truro. Those 2 locations are easily accessible by public transports and by car and close to the city centre.

The Yoga Centre is conveniently situated near the bus station and Marks & Spencers in Truro. Local car parks are available near by.

My practice in Falmouth offers free parking and reduced fees.

I can also offer Skype, Facetime and phone sessions. Day time and evening appointments are available.

Maps & Directions

Truro, TR1 2LH
Falmouth, TR11

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: French

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No

Wheelchair access through home visits

Availability

I am available day time and evenings

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
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