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About me

Sometimes, something just isn't right. You don't need to have the answers, or even be clear about what you need as, hopefully, you can put your trust in me and my 12 years of experience to help you. All of us are so different so I have developed a range of skills so I can fit best with you. I work with adults, young people from age 11 and with relationships using the skills and experience that I have developed from dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, bereavement, addictions, relationship issues, stress, as well as managing anger, panic, fear, trauma and child sexual abuse.

Learn to understand yourself and develop different ways of being .

My comfortable and confidential therapy room is in my home in Dartford, Wilmington. Appointments can be made for various times of day across the week. My service is completely confidential and is focused on what you need as an individual without judgement and with respect.

Sessions last for 50 minutes and I can offer them weekly or fortnightly. You may wish to focus on an issue that can be worked with on a short term basis and open ended therapy is also available. 

As an accredited therapist I invest in my continuing personal development. My recent areas of development and interest include:

  • Autism, intellectual diversity
  • OCD
  • Sexuality
  • Living and coping with trauma
  • Living in the moment, Mindfulness
  • The connection between the body and the mind
  • Being bipolar
  • Personality disorders
  • Relationships
  • Working with Families
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Abuse

Please feel free to call or email me to see how I could be of help to you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Diploma in Supervision
  • Accredited Member of the BACP
  • Certificate in Supervision Skills (approved by the British Psychological Society)
  • Certificate in Advanced Supervision skills (approved by BPS)
  • Certified On-Line Therapist
  • EMDR qualified therapist

Experience of Autism, ADHD, OCD, addictions, anxiety,bereavement, eating disorders, stress from trauma, Dissociative Disorders, childhood issues, disability, chronic illness working with families.

Integrative approach using person centred as a foundation and cognitive behaviour therapy, transactional analysis and existentialism as appropriate to the clients needs. I also use objects art and other creative techniques.

I am committed to my professional development and how this improves my practice.

  • DBS Check
  • Child Protection Training

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.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

From £50.00 to £70.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income

Additional information

Individual 
£50 to £70 per 50 minute session
Couples 
£70 per 50 minute couple session

Availability

I have appointments available from Monday to Saturday for mornings afternoons or evenings. Please contact me for current availability.

Dartford
Kent
DA1

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

 Working collaboratively we will explore ethical issues, keep abreast of BACP changes, look at processes and deepen understanding and knowledge.

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Linda Ann Dodd Dip Couns MBACP (Accred) Dip Supervision, EMDR Therapist

Linda Ann Dodd Dip Couns MBACP (Accred) Dip Supervision, EMDR Therapist