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About me

Sometimes things just feel too much and you need someone who will just listen without trying to fix things or judge you or blame. Maybe there's something laying heavy on your mind which you can't talk to anyone else about because where would you even start?

Counselling with a skilled professional means you can begin to untangle those thoughts and feelings and make some sense of them. My aim is to work with you, at your pace, to gain a good understanding of you in a way which means you can more fully understand yourself. Together we will work through the issues which are problematic for you and find new ways of thinking, look from different perspectives and discover ways of coping which you can use throughout your life.

Ultimately for me as a therapist, counselling is about empowering you to create choice.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Theory and Practice of Counselling, University of Hull, Fd, 2015
  • Counselling Studies, University of Hull, BA (Hons), 2016
  • Counsellor at Scarborough Survivors
  • Volunteer community worker at Victim Support
  • Youth worker
  • Private Practice

Member organisations

BACP

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Gaming Addiction

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Integrative
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy

Fees

£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

Telephone counselling £40 per session

Online counselling £40 per session

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Retford
Nottinghamshire
DN22

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom
Microsoft Spaces
Whatsapp
Donna Broadhead

Donna Broadhead