Duncan Main BSc (Hons) Counselling and Supervision, Registered MBACP (Accred.)
The Big Questions...
Do you have questions about your life?
Are you feeling dissatisfied?
Would you like to understand more about you and your relationships with others?
Could you benefit from a place that helps you take some time for yourself?
Firstly I want to say, well done! You have made the first step, giving yourself the opportunity to explore your thoughts and feelings.
I am a qualified therapist working in Nottingham and Mansfield. I take great satisfaction watching clients grow as they explore their stories discovering what lies beneath. I have found that working in a Humanistic and Integrative way is easily accessible to everybody and is warm, engaging and creative.
What Can You Expect?
In the first session we will be getting to know each a bit better, leaving plenty of time to ask questions.
During other sessions you will experience being listened to and heard, creative and engaging ways of discovering what is upsetting your equilibrium of peace. We will work out what you would like to know about you and possibly move on from.
Unlocking possibilities and unfolding new ways of being or creating more stability in your life. Exploration of your personal relationships through the use of the therapeutic relationship. I sometimes use, stones, art materials, possibly writing or other creative media that helps you to make contact with what's going on for you. I practice mindfulness with clients should this be appropriate and find the peaceful environment conducive to trying this for the first time if it is new to you.
Are you a counsellor looking for cost effective supervision?
I am working toward my Diploma in Supervision and I am looking for Counsellors and Psychotherapists to work with me.
This is an opportunity to try a new and passionate supervisor at a bargain price. Please call me if you are interested in this.
In private practice I work from a purpose built therapy room in the garden of my home. It is a quiet, confidential and private space that is free from pressures, somewhere to talk about and explore whatever you need to in peace and without judgement.
Training, qualifications & experience
I have been trained to degree level and have a BSc (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy gained following training with The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute.
I am a registered and accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP),
I have worked as a counsellor with MIND in Mansfield and Nottingham Counselling Service.
Until recently I was a clinical practitioner and coordinator for The Children's Bereavement Centre (Newark). During the three years of working with The Children's Bereavement Centre I worked with Children from 4 years old to 18 years as well as their parents and carers.
In private practice however I have decided to work only with 16 years old and upwards.
Accredited register membership
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Career counselling
- Child related issues
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Sex problems
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
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I offer an initial obligation free session so that we can get to know each prior to starting any work. This affords and opportunity to ascertain a mutual desire to work together.
A free initial assessment lasting 50 minutes
Day time sessions between 9am and 5pm are £45
All payments are in cash or by cheque at the time of the session.
The fees are £45 per session of 50 minutes and would be held weekly unless we negotiate differently.
I would invite you to have a look at my website to get more detail; to call or email me with any questions you might want clarifying. You can find the website on www.duncanmaincounselling.com
Finding my house is straight forward and has good public transport links close by with plenty of free on road parking outside. I am based in the Mapperley area of Nottingham.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
There is only one small step to get into my therapy room but unfortunately not wheelchair friendly, yet!
My hours are flexible, including weekdays 8am - 7pm, evenings and Saturday mornings, subject to availability.
Types of client