Dharmishta (Dee) Lad

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MNCPS (Acc.) MSc Coventria Therapy
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Coventry, CV3
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About me

Therapy at Coventria Therapy offers you a safe space to talk about your problems in confidence with somebody who is trained to listen and to help you to change things that you identify. As an integrative psychotherapist (trained in CBT, Person-centred therapy and attachment theory approaches), there are a range of different methods I may use to help you to achieve this. Your active participation is an essential part of therapy, I do not "treat" you, I enable you to help yourself so that any changes are long-lasting.

It is important to be aware that therapy often involves discussing unpleasant aspects of your life and because of this,  you may initially experience uncomfortable feelings. Facing these feelings in therapy often leads to better relationships, solutions to specific problems, and significant reductions in feelings of distress, but there are no guarantees of what you will experience. I can offer a secure base from which to explore new ways of 'being'.

Therapy varies depending on the personalities of the psychotherapist and client, and the particular problems you are experiencing. It involves a commitment of time, money, and energy, so do take your time when selecting a therapist. I offer reduced fee introductory session to give us an opportunity to see if we are comfortable working together.

In addition to my specialist areas of OCD, anxiety and trauma (during childhood or more recent), I work with all of the areas listed below. I only work with adults (18+) and I do not offer couples or family therapy.

At the beginning of therapy we would evaluate your needs and discuss your history and reasons for seeking therapy. Based on that, together we will discuss a general plan for therapy. You are then able to evaluate this information along with your own opinions of whether you feel comfortable working with me, and whether the cost and time involved are manageable.

I do request that all clients are free of non-prescribed drugs and alcohol during appointments and that we treat each other with respect.

Please feel free to contact me using the details on this page, I am happy to answer any questions you may have.

I sincerely hope you achieve your desired positive life changes through your therapy journey, with whomever you choose.

Dee

Training, qualifications & experience

Completed qualifications

Supervision Certificate

Master Of Science in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy

Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy

Postgraduate Certificate in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy

University of Warwick Certificate in Counselling Skills
University of Warwick Psychology Certificate

Experience
NHS Primary and Secondary care (18+)
Fire Service
Age UK (55+).

In addition to the areas of counselling listed below, I have significant experience working in particular with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and hoarding issues, trauma, stress and anxiety (including panic).

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Fees

£60.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Introductory session: £25 for a 60 minute session.

Individual therapy: £60 per 60 minute session.

Reduced fees available for students and for counselling and psychotherapy trainees requiring counselling as part of course requirements.

When I work

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Further information

My practice is in Brentwood Avenue, Finham, South Coventry. The therapy room is a self-contained building within the grounds of a residential property, offering a comfortable environment and confidentiality.

Ample free on street parking is available. There is also a bus stop at the end of the road with buses stopping regularly during the day.

The practice location is convenient for travelling from within Coventry, Baginton, Warwick, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa and surrounding areas. It is also convenient from both Coventry University and the University of Warwick.

Please call/text/email me with any queries and I will get back to you within 24hours during my working hours. Please check your spam folders if you do not see an email reply from me.

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Organisations

Key details

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There are 3 outdoor steps to reach the therapy room.

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Supervision

In person
Online
Phone

I offer supervision online or in person in Coventry for qualified therapists or students Costs are £40/hour £60 for 1.5 hours Specialist area: OCD

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Dharmishta (Dee) Lad
Dharmishta (Dee) Lad