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Donna Webb - Dee Estuary Counselling & Support

Neston, Cheshire, CH64
07856 478645 07856 478645

About me

COVID-19  Although I have had to suspend face to face counselling please be aware that I am offering secure online therapies using a variety of methods including telephone, chat-box, e-mail and video . Please make contact for further information or check out my website and head to the drop-down menu, page Online Therapy.

These are uncertain times at the moment and we are all having to adjust to a new way of living and some of us may find this difficult especially managing our mental and emotional health. Right now it's never been more important to take time for yourself and take care of yourself.  If you are struggling please be assured that I am trained and experienced in delivering online therapy to my clients. Take care, stay safe and keep well.

Hi, I'm Donna Webb and I qualified as a counsellor in 2009.  I am a member of the BACP and work closely to their ethical framework.  I am DBS (Disclosing & Barring Service) checked and I am insured to practice.

Are you constantly focussing on your life hoping you are doing well but lack self belief and confidence? Are your relationships, your career, your education or your health being effected because of your lack of confidence causing you to feel anxious and stressed leading you to withdrawing from the world and leaving you with a sense of sadness?

This may feel like an overwhelming time in your life but I can help you to shift these feelings. I will provide a safe and nurturing space so you feel comfortable and secure enabling you to explore your self-esteem and what it is that may be contributing to how you see yourself in the world.

I work in a person centred way, in a warm and empathic environment which allows you to feel accepted:- encouraging your confidence to grow . Gently exploring, you will be able to express what you are thinking and feeling and if at times you struggle we can work creatively to help you communicate how you experience your world and how this effects you.

Committing to therapy can feel daunting, that is why I offer a free initial session of 20 minutes to see how we get on and answer any questions or queries you may have. This can be done face2face, online via video link or by phone. I want you to feel safe and secure so you feel confident in your choice of therapist.

I have specialism and interest in working creatively with those who find it difficult to express themselves verbally.  Maybe you feel very disconnected from your feelings and struggle to express them.  Working creatively is a great way to allow you to explore your emotions in an expressive way without having to feel pressured into explaining through conversation.  Clients often surprise themselves how connected they are to their "story" once given the space to explore differently, finally having the ability to understand and to accept building resilience and confidence.

Training, qualifications & experience

Counselling Tutor (May 2020)

      CPD 80 hours Online Therapy training

Wiltshire College (2005-2008)

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Certificate in Counselling Skills
  • Wirral Technical College (1989-1991)
  • City and Guilds Communication Skills level 1 and 2

Chester College (1989)

  • Introduction to Child Development and Psychotherapy

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

Long term health issues. Teen pregnancy.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic

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Fees

I offer a free half hour introduction session to establish if I would be a suitable counsellor for you.

I charge £40 per session.

Concessions for students and keyworkers of 25%

Discount for block booking of 3 sessions £100

I accept cash or a bank transfer. Bank transfers must be cleared before each session.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Further information

During these difficult times I will be offering a 25% discount for Keyworkers and students.  For further information please get in touch.

Neston
Cheshire
CH64

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None

Accessibility

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.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

Mon-Fri 9am - 8pm

Saturdays 9am -1pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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