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Fe Robinson UKCP

Durham, DH6 0191 3720318 0191 3720318 Registered / Accredited
Durham, DH6
0191 3720318 0191 3720318

About me

I am here to help you increase your well-being and create your own life choices.  Sometimes working out what kind of therapy you want and who you want to see for it can be a daunting task. To help you, I've explained here the way I work and some of the reasons clients have come to see me in the past.

I work both with short term clients on single issues and with long term clients where challenges are more complex or intense, and with a range between. My commitment is to tailor the way I work to you, and to help you feel in control of what is happening so that the therapeutic relationship is useful and healing.

Clients come for a wide range of reasons, some of the issues clients frequently bring include:

  • Feeling low or depressed
  • Feeling anxious or on edge (Generalised Anxiety Disorder)
  • Attachment difficulties
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder / Trauma
  • Relationship issues
  • Couples counselling
  • Emotional abuse, sexual abuse and domestic violence
  • Separation and divorce
  • Low self-esteem
  • Lack of self-worth, and identity issues
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Panic disorders
  • Stress
  • Phobias
  • Addictions
  • Sexuality and sexual difficulties
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome and chronic pain

It is not possible to give an exhaustive list here, you may want to talk about something you don't see mentioned. We are all unique, and our needs are no less individual. My role is to help you unfold and move along the path that is right for you.

Therapy supports you in working out what is happening for you at the moment and in finding your own way forward. You can expect my undivided attention to help you make sense of what you need and want. I will creatively support you as you explore your current challenges and, if you want to, begin to make changes that leave you feeling better.

For some people it is enough in therapy to learn to cope with what you find challenging; for others therapy is about personal change and putting painful symptoms into the past. People seek support not only to help them through emotional difficulties, but also to enrich and enliven the lives they lead.

I am a Psychotherapist, EMDR therapist and Couples Counsellor working with private clients. I hold UKCP Accreditation and am Accredited to provide EMDR by EMDR Europe. I work with Mindfulness with clients where appropriate. I am an NLP Trainer, and use a range of approaches that engage the unconscious, including metaphor, working with bodily experience, sandtray and hypno-psychotherapy.

Training, qualifications & experience

I work full time as a psychotherapist, during my career I have delivered several thousand client hours, seeing some clients for short periods of time and some over the long term. I work in Sherburn Village, easily accessible from Durham City less than 2 miles away.

My early training was in NLP-psychotherapy (Neuro-linguistic programming) and hypno-psychotherapy, I went on to become a UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. I draw on a range of approaches including Gestalt, Transaction Analysis, Symbolic Modelling, CBT, Existential and Psychodynamic. My main motivation is to give clients the particular kind of support that will most help them.

I am trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprogramming), a therapy which helps clients with attachment issues, events from the past, and worries about the future that are intruding on their day to day life causing distress. I am accredited by EMDR Europe as a Practitioner of EMDR, and use it incorporating attachment-focused EMDR and The Flash Technique.

I trained as a Couples Counsellor through Jesmond Therapy Centre and work with couples as well as bringing my couples counselling knowledge to my individual work.

I am a Clinical Supervisor and provide support to both counsellors and psychotherapists to enable them to be at their best with their own clients.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for 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.

Therapies offered

  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Existential therapy
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution focused brief therapy

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Available on request.

Clients are in control of the frequency and number of sessions, you can book further sessions at the end of each appointment if you wish to.  In our initial session we will talk about your needs and what you want from therapy, and together shape a way forward.

Further information

Sessions are available on Monday 6pm-8pm, Tuesdays 9.30 - 1.00 Wednesdays 9.30 - 3.00, Fridays from 9.30-5.30 and on Saturdays in Sherburn Village just two miles from Durham.

Free on street parking is available outside the Sherburn premises. There is a bus stop on the main road a few minutes walk from the property, from Durham bus routes 64, 22 and 204 stop in Sherburn Village. There is a bus approximately every 20 minutes on week days.

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Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

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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


Appointments for individuals and couples are available on Monday mornings and evenings, Tuesday mornings, Wednesdays 9.30-3.00, Fridays 9.30-5.30 and on Saturdays between 9am and 5pm.

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


I qualified as an Integrative Supervisor with a Diploma in Supervision from the Northern Guild of Psychotherapy.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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