Louise Dechaine

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West Malling ME19
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About me

Knowing where to start, when looking for a counsellor, can feel like a challenge. You may have a good idea what you need and what to expect or this may feel very new to you. Your experience of counselling and how helpful it can be to you will depend very much on the relationship that we can build together. There are lots of fantastic counsellors out there so it's important that you find one you can feel comfortable with, and that can work with you in the way that you need. To help determine whether that might be me, I offer a free 20 minute online or telephone session so that you have the opportunity to ask questions and experience a little of how it may feel to work with me.

I am a newly qualified Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and I can work, with you, to build an environment where you feel free to explore any concerns that have brought you to counselling, and anything else that comes up along the way. I can provide a space for you to be yourself, without judgement, and where you will be heard. We are all individual and my role in the sessions is to help you understand yourself better, allowing you to identify ways of managing the problems you may be facing, whilst recognising your strengths and coping strategies.

I have experience of working with both adult and child clients on a variety of issues including low self-esteem, low mood, fears and anxiety, grief and bereavement, separation and loss, poor attachment and trauma.

I am trained in an integrative approach which simply means that I can work, with you, to discover which therapeutic approach will suit you best. I currently work mainly online, however can explore working in person if that would feel more comfortable for you. I work with you to determine how many sessions are needed and part of our agreement will include an agreement to regularly review how the sessions are going for you. I have face to face and online availability on Fridays, Saturday mornings and some evenings.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries, would like to book an introductory session or see a copy of my contract. I aim to respond to emails within 48 hours and texts within 24 hours.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice

Training certificates from Place 2 Be in:

  • Children's Mental Health
  • Attachment Styles and Loss
  • Grief and Bereavement

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

I offer a free 20 minute introductory session to answer any questions you may have about the service.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

West Malling, Kent, ME19

West Malling, Kent, ME19

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Louise Dechaine
Louise Dechaine