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About me

Hi, I am Diane, a person-centred counsellor, supervisor and coach. I offer a warm and safe space for you to either explore your difficulties or to look at your ambitions; whatever you want to work on in order to create a difference

All Counsellors adopt a Counselling ‘style’ that suits their own character and way of being. As a person who is candid by nature, I have found that being honest with my clients is the most effective approach for them and is how I work. I am not a ‘fluffy’ counsellor, I am sometimes direct, very honest, but always kind and caring.

My love of helping people helps me to help you, professionally and gently. Often with humour and always with kindness.

I usually offer face to face Counselling to help you with any problems in your life, whatever it is, however big it seems. However at the present time I work via Zoom or telephone counselling.

I welcome you to have a quick look at my website for more details of how I work and my specialist areas - www.dwtherapies.co.uk

Training, qualifications & experience

My qualifications are:

  • Professional Clinical Hypnotherapy (Doncaster)
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (Doncaster)
  • Diploma Therapeutic Counselling (Kirklees College, Dewsbury)
  • Counselling Skills (Leeds Met University)
  • Neuro Lingustic Programme Practitioner (Leeds)
  • Registered General Nurse (RGN)
  • Registered Midwife (RM)
  • Children’s Nurse(RSCN)
  • BSc (Hons) Health Visitor
  • Diploma Aromatherapy and Swedish Massage

I am a member of the  following professional bodies:

  • MBACP (Member British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Member organisations


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.


Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

  • Individual Counselling and Coaching £40 per session
  • Couples/relationship counselling - £50per session
  • I welcome working with students and charge £35 per hour


Monday - Thursday daytime and evening appointments available

Further information


I have wide and varied experience, both professionally and personally. Professionally I have worked in the NHS for over 30 years, as nurse, Health Visitor and manager of services, as well as having my own private practice. I now work as a Bereavement Counsellor at Martin House Children's Hospice, Boston Spa, as well as working in my own busy private practice.

Personally I am a wife, mother and grandmother recognising the pleasures and pressures these wonderful roles in life bring. Clients are assured of complete confidentiality, and a high quality service which is delivered to meet their individual needs and requirements.

Lockton Court
Church Fenton
North Yorkshsire
LS24 9UT

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Wheelchair user access

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.


In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I am passionate about supervision and love working with both students and qualified counsellors.

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Diane Whitehead

Diane Whitehead