Dianne De France Pearks - Reg MBACP DDP Counselling Service

Dianne De France Pearks - Reg MBACP DDP Counselling Service

West Yorkshire

07956 302 346

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West Yorkshire

07956 302 346

About me

Are you struggling? Do you feel not listened to? I am an experienced and qualified counsellor having worked within the NHS  and also for local and national charities.

Counselling gives you the time and space to talk through any problems you may be experiencing and any difficult situations whereby you may feel there are no solutions. Many of us don't like to "burden someone else with our problems". However, a problem shared often is a problem halved. By listening carefully I can help you to see difficulties more clearly, maybe from a slightly different angle. I can talk you through your problems and support you through a difficult time. I can help you to find your own answers to your troubles by encouraging you to see the bigger picture.

DDP counselling offers a counselling service committed to providing supportive therapy in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment.

I am able to offer counselling on a short term or longer term basis and this is available on a individual one-to-one basis. On our first meeting if you decide that counselling is for you, and we both feel we can work together, then we will agree how many sessions feel appropriate, and then adjust that to meet your needs as we progress. The whole process is about helping you.

I have life experiences which have resulted in my managing a number of challenging issues and in doing so allows me to bring empathy and genuineness to my work.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified counsellor with a Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling from the University of Leeds and a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) abiding by its Code of Ethics and Practices. Working integratively means I use different approaches depending on what I feel best supports the client.

Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling (2009)
Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills (2007)
Introduction to Basic Counselling Skills Level 1 & 2 (2006)

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Self esteem and confidence issues
Alcohol abuse
Alcohol dependency


Initial assessment/first session fee is £20, thereafter sessions are charged at £40 (50-60 min) and usually take place on a weekly basis.

I offer concessions for students training in counselling.

Further information

My location is less than 4 miles from Wakefield City Centre and parking is available.

Local Amenities and transport are easily accessible and close to the motorway system,
(M1 & M62).

Maps & Directions

Ossett, WF5

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


Day time and some evenings

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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