Luz Locatelli Dalimier MBACP. PhD, AFBPsS; CPsychol; PGCert Training
I am a Counsellor and Psychotherapist completing my doctorate in Sport Sciences at the University of Granada, Spain and I also hold a bachelor in Psychology and Psychotherapy training in Argentina.
I am a member of the following organisations: British Psychological Society (BPS) registered as Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol), Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS) and a Membership of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP). I have received additional training in EMDR, CBT, DBT and Systemic family therapy.
I have significant experience working in with outpatients and inpatients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, OCD, mood difficulties and sports performance, transition to professionalism or injuries rehabilitation. I am also works with complex PTSD and childhood trauma. I am experienced in CBT but is integrative in her treatment approach and I am strong experience working with high-performance sport teams and athletes, adults and young people in three different countries (Argentina, Spain and England).
I have books and articles published in the area of sports, anxiety and wellbeing. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Luz_Locatelli_Dalimier2. I am actually Leeds City College wellbeing and counselling team leader.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Counselling and Psychotherapy
- PhD Sport Sciences; BSc (Hons); MBACP; AFBPsS; CPsychol; PGCert
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing)
- Systemic family therapy
- Mood Difficulties
- Personality disorder
- Attachment issues
- Sport Psychotherapist (performance anxiety, injuries rehabilitation, low performance, sport retirement and performance difficulties, transition to professionalism).
- Young people
I have been working as a Psychotherapist for 15 years in Argentina, Spain and UK. I offer counselling in English or Spanish.
I completed my Psychotherapist training and I also finished my PhD in the area of anxiety and athletes publishing books and articles in relation with stress and anxiety management in young athletes.
I have worked in educational and sport institutions in three different countries. In England I taught Psychology at Leeds Beckett University and University of Bradford (Cognitive Psychology, Research Methods and Developmental Psychology modules).
I am currently a Wellbeing and Counselling Team Leader at Leeds City College.
My interventions are mainly focused in trauma, self harming, depression and anxiety disorders and I use CBT, EMDR, NLP, person center and systemic techniques.
I also prepare athletes to improve sport performance, sport retirement, professionalism process and to recover from injuries.
I work with adults, young people, athletes and sport or educational institutions.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Carer support
- Domestic violence
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Panic attacks
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
Sport Psychotherapy. Transition of young athletes to professionalism, injuries rehabilitation, performance anxiety, performance improvement.
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Compassion-Focused Therapy
- Couples counselling
- Family/systemic therapy
- Humanistic therapies
- Interpersonal therapy
- Other therapies
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Types of client
Supervision & training