Mandy Dadswell

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Teenager/child, adult Psychotherapist & Clinical Supervisor
Available for new clients
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Harrogate HG1 & Hammersmith W6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Child, adolescent & adult psychotherapist:  We are all required to make normal life changes that can be difficult for example, a school transition, change of job, relationship changes etc.  These can be quite challenging to manage. Then we have the uncertainties that are happening all around us right now with the pandemic and global change. Life is full of many uncertainties and quite often this can cause us to feel as though we are out of control leading to anxiety and stress.  I can help you to manage anxiety helping you to feel back in control again to enable a much happier and fulfilled life. 

I also work with families to enable better communication and to find effective ways to retain good emotional health throughout challenging times.

I am a Clinical Supervisor and offer supervision individually or as part of a group to both trainees and fully qualified Therapists.   I also offer group therapy to trainees. 

Contact me to find out more or for a free telephone consultation.

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Training, qualifications & experience

Child, teenager and adult Psychotherapist

  • Masters in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Psychotherapeutic counselling adult and child
  • Degree (Honours) in Psychology
  • Diploma in Clinical Supervision
  • Diploma in Person Centred counselling
  • Diploma in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
  • Life coaching Certificate
  • Training in therapeutic art and play
  • Mindfulness based therapy
  • Safeguarding children and young people
  • Working with young people - various qualifications and experience (CAMHS trained)
  • Solution Focused work
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Gamcare trained
  • St Michaels trained in bereavement support and CBT
  • Working with couples
  • Accredited by UKCP and MBACP
  • Level 1 Dyadic Development Psychotherapy - working with families
  • Diploma in Supervision
  • Bupa accredited

Worries about the COVID-19 situation, relationship problems, low self esteem, anxiety, depression, anger, guilt, addictions, self harming are amongst the many issues I can help people with.

I have worked within a wide range of settings that include: a multi national boarding school for 4-18 year olds, secondary and primary education in both individual and group work, in a hospice for long term illness and bereavement.  I have experience in working with physical and mental illness as a result of trauma and addictions. I can offer life coaching and management skills/coping strategies to individuals or as part of group work via online platforms which I can help you set up. I also work with families who feel as their communication skills have broken down.

As well as working privately I also work as part of a training organisation for counsellors and psychotherapists which has now adapted, to fit with new government guidelines, to work through the internet or via telephone.

I attend regular online development groups and ongoing training sessions which enhance my work and enables me to keep up to date with regulations, policies and modern, up to date ways of working with wellbeing and neuroscience.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Social anxiety.

Personal anxiety.

Anxiety around exams.

Anxiety around preparing for University.

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Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

When I work

Flexible availability. Day and evening appointments.
Flexible London and Harrogate areas.

BUPA accredited

Further information

CHILDREN AND TEENS.  Covid-19 and other global situations have contributed to anxiety rising!  Young people have experienced many changes and losses over the latter months. Because a child and teens brain is not fully developed, it processes information differently. The part of the brain used to manage emotions, make decisions, reason, & control inhibitions is constantly restructuring during the younger years, meaning children and teens are simply unable to think through things like adults can.  At times of such uncertainly like these, children & teenagers may struggle with their emotions more than ever.  If you have a child/teen who seems to be having difficulties please contact me for a free telephone consultation.

ADULTS.  Life changes can cause us to feel out of control whether it is something to do with work, finances, family or social situations, sometimes we can feel stuck and uncertain as to what to do.  Uncertainty causes stress and anxiety which, if not treated, can become a 'way of being' (a habit).  Let me help you to find ways through your anxieties so that you can get back into the driving seat and feel in control again. 

I am a Clinical Supervisor with experience in working with both trainees and qualified Therapists.   I offer 1-1 or group support in Supervision and training therapy.


UKCP, BACP, BUPA accredited/registered

Harrogate, HG1

Hammersmith, London, W6

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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In person

I have a Diploma in Clinical Supervision (child, adult) I offer both individual and group Supervision via the internet and face to face.

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Mandy Dadswell
Mandy Dadswell