Derek Larmour

Derek Larmour


Fred Bulmer Centre
Wall St,Hereford
Premises In Bromyard
Hereford And Bromyard


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About me

I am a fully qualified counsellor in both the Person Centred Approach and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I believe strongly that a creative relationship between counsellor and client, focused on the client's needs and based on trust and equality, is the road on which that client can find and address their issues. I will listen attentively and actively to hear what is said, try to help a client identify what is often not said and help with my experience of a variety of training and different disciplines to meet the unique needs of each person. I have considerable experience of working with people with anxieties, depression, suicidal thoughts, traumas, losses and relationship problems. I always seek to work in the client's world as they see and experience it. I do not seek to advise or direct unless requested, and always with the clients agreement on any plans. I believe that my experiences of working with people of all ages and backgrounds in often difficult circumstances allows me to support a person, whatever their difficulties are and need may be.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling Concepts Course 2011(Harrow College)
Foundation Degree in Counselling (Harrow College via Middlesex Uni) 2011-2014
Diploma in CBT (CBCAB Level 5) 2015-2016
Trained and qualified in Mediation Skills (2006)
Hostage and Crisis Negotiator (2008)
Conflict Coach (CMP Resolutions) 2012
Trauma Risk Management (TRiM) assessor 2016

I have two years experience working in a school with children of all ages, teachers and staff. My development training includes child protection, working with vulnerable children, alcohol dependency, working with people with depression, diagnosed mental health conditions, trauma.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

In abuse cases supporting family members who have been witnesses/affected by the abuse.


£40 per session - 50 mins. First session £20
Reductions available for students and fees may be negotiated dependent on circumstances and frequency of sessions
Couples 75 min session probably ideal but we can arrange when we speak.

Further information

I have extensive experience in working with members of the emergency services and military.

I work from premises in central Hereford and Bromyard.

Maps & Directions

Bromyard, HR7 4EB
Hereford And Bromyard, HR4 9HP

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:

Types of client

Young people
Older adults