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About me

I believe that we all have the capacity to be fulfilled, content and to achieve our full potential.

However, sometimes current events, past experiences, or the decisions we make, can result in our unhappiness.

People come to therapy for many reasons including anxiety, depression or low confidence. Others may be experiencing relationship difficulties, or wish to better understand themselves and why they think, feel and behave as they do.

All the services I offer are tailored to meet your unique circumstances, style and pace.

The aim of my therapeutic work is to support you in:

  • fully understanding what your current issues are,
  • identifying what you would like instead,
  • planning how to make this happen,
  • making the changes,
  • living a happier and more fulfilled life.

I provide a professional and confidential counselling & psychotherapy service and have been working in psychological wellbeing for over 25 years.

The therapy I provide is informed by Transactional Analysis, effective with a wide range of therapeutic issues. It is unique in the depth of its theory, yet provides easy to understand ways to explore and identify a plan for change, through a personalised, confidential and professional service.

As a Registered Member of the BACP my practice is informed by it's Ethical Framework and Professional Guidelines.

To maintain and develop my practice I receive regular supervision, receive personal therapy and attend continuing professional development events.

In addition to my counselling & therapy practice I also work with individuals, teams and organisations to facilitate personal and professional growth and development.

Should you have any questions about our working together please email or call me and I'd be happy to answer them. My website may also help you decide if I'm the therapist for you.

Whilst we may not be able to change what's happened, we can change the impact it has on us now.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

Social and Therapeutic Horticultural Practice

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Essentials Lvl2

British Psychological Society approved Certificate in Clinical Supervision

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Health and Social Care Professionals

UKATA Diploma in Transactional Analysis Practice

RTE Diploma in Transactional Analysis Application

Transactional Analysis 101 Certificate

BACP Registered MBACP

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Registered General Nurse

Member organisations

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

  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

The fee for consultancy or group therapy is dependant on the nature of the work and is negotiated prior to commencement.

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Weekend sessions by agreement.

Further information

I also provide online video consultations that can be booked at https://calendly.com/nigeldawson

Heaton Moor
Stockport
SK4

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom

Supervision

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I aim to provide clinical supervision that energises & stimulates your continued growth and development for the benefit of your clients and you.

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Nigel Dawson - Registered Member MBACP, UKATA TA Dip.

Nigel Dawson - Registered Member MBACP, UKATA TA Dip.